Thrifty interiors – how to DIY your home

 

 

Do you need inspiration for your making your house a home, but have a budget to stick to? I’ve recently moved into my new home so I’m still researching trends, decorating and putting my stamp on the place. I too want to be as frugal as possible with the money I invest in my home so here you’ll find lots of low-cost, DIY ideas to decorate your ‘castle’!

TRENDS, DIYs, MAKEOVERS & MORE…

In the best possible taste eh, Grayson Perry?

Last night I watched the Channel 4 programme by artist Grayson Perry 'In the Best Possible Taste' in which he researches the British class system for his recent artwork: 6 ...
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My Maneki Neko obsession – a new addition to the family!

I couldn't believe my luck when I was away on a short holiday last weekend and found a whole shop of lucky cats! I spent a lot of time gazing ...
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A DIY project – renovating an old dining chair

I desperately wanted a princess chair for my dressing table but the chairs I've seen in places like Laura Ashley and Dunelm are way out of my price range - ...
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My little Maneki Neko obsession…

I don't think it's too much of an overstatement when I say I love these lucky cats! My love of all things kitsch has been well documented over the years (I ...
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DIY project – renovating an old footstool

Here's a little DIY project that my husband and I did over the weekend (well, he did it and I 'helped' by saying yes to the fabric choice!). He ...
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Here’s one of my favourite pieces of furniture…

Do you remember this? Think back to your school days - was there one in your art classroom?? Did you have a drawer to yourself for your valuable prints and ...
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My Favourite Photos – “Wonder”

This photo of the House in the Clouds in Thorpeness sums up this week's Wordpress photo challenge theme of "wonder". The house was designed for Mrs Malcolm Mason, a close friend of ...
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Fairy… Reflected

I've spent a bit of time for myself and have had fun repainting an old wooden mirror, and I am very pleased with the result! I now have a lovely ...
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