February 23, 2018
by Cassiefairy

My Thrifty 50s Kitchen Renovation: The coolest lighting ever!

There have been some big changes in my kitchen this week and it’s made a huge difference to the feel of the room. Yes, I’ve installed some new lighting and I honestly think they are the coolest mid-century style lights … Continue reading

February 14, 2018
by Cassiefairy

How to make mid-century modern bedside tables from an old chest of drawers

My minimalist bedside tables started life as a chest of drawers and a vintage planter. But with a bit of careful re-jigging, I managed to turn them into a matching pair of mid-century style bedside cabinets…

February 11, 2018
by Cassiefairy

My blog is in the Top 30 DIY Blogs in the UK! + Valentine’s Day decor

FANTASTIC NEWS! I’ve just found out that My Thrifty Life is one of the Top 30 DIY blogs in the UK and I really can’t believe my eyes..!

January 24, 2018
by Cassiefairy

What I learnt during my first year as a homeowner

I learnt some important lessons in home maintenance and property renovation during the first year of owning my own home so read on to find out what went well, and what went wrong!

January 3, 2018
by Cassiefairy

DIY Furniture: How to upcycle a drawer to create a coffee table

Today I’m sharing an easy project to make a DIY wheeled coffee table. My husband made this within an hour, while I was painting another of our DIY furniture projects so I’m sure it’ll be simple enough for any enthusiastic … Continue reading

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