How to Upcycle a Lampshade with Vintage Sheet Music or Maps

how to upcycle an old lampshade using vintage music sheets, maps and books

Creating something yourself for your home, especially when you bring an old object back to life, is incredibly satisfying. It’s also good for the plane!. Anything you can prevent ending up in landfills through reuse, recycling and reinventing, is a triumph. When it comes to objects in your home that are both useful and beautiful,…

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What’s Your Vintage?

ideas for decorating your home with vintage

There is so much stuff in the world. Many people feel the draw to declutter and remove items from their lives, and yet, we carry on consuming. Buying items that already exist, that have already had a life, is one of the best things you can do for the planet and your pocket. There is…

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House Tour, Gina’s Vintage Home Full of Love

ideas for vintage and upcycled home decor

Do you enjoy a peek at other people’s homes? We love settling down to a good reno show, getting ideas for our own 1948 home, which is a 100 year project according to my hubby! House tours are something I know lots of our readers enjoy, so I am bringing them back to the blog!…

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House Tour: Emma’s Upcycled Cottage

Peeking into people’s homes is something many of you share a love of! It is such fun to get ideas and admire what other people are doing – even if it is not totally your style. The thing is we all have our own personal style, and in particular when you use unique items. Emma’s…

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How To Make Teacup Succulent Gardens

how to make teacup succulents - a very easy DIY project to do at home with vintage teacups and succulent cuttings

There is nothing as perfect as a match between a teacup and a succulent! Two of my favourite things! And there are so many teacups available in op shops and thrift stores, as well as being able to strike succulents from cuttings, making it an easy DIY job with a big impact. I have used…

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