How Healthy is Your Home Improvements?
DIY
We are a nation who loves to pick up a hammer and spruce up our homes with a touch of DIY, what we don’t always think about though, are the dangers that can come with it. It can seem so simple to just ‘do it yourself’ so you can avoid long waiting lists and overpriced fees, but just when is …
Are Wooden Worktops High Maintenance?
DIY
Are wooden worktops high maintenance? Offering plenty of character, rustic charm and natural warmth, it’s easy to see why wood has long been a favourite material to use in kitchens. However, many homeowners are put off using solid wood for their kitchen surfaces, believing that it is too impractical for busy family life. If you want to find out how …
The State of My Garden!
DIY
I have lived at my current house for 9 years and our garden is a right state! Seriously! We haven’t done anything to it because we just don’t know where to start and the fact that money is tight. When we first moved in there was an orange plastic netting used as a fence, and over the other side of …
Should I Spend a Lot of Money on a Power Tool?
DIY
Is it a Good Idea to Spend a Lot of Money on a Power Tool? There are many major brand name power tools on the market but you’ll usually find that these are the higher priced products if you’re looking to make a purchase. If you want to build up a set of power tools then you may be thinking …
DIY Cupcake Stand
Crafts
Happy Monday again, everyone! It’s Dani, hopping on over from Busy Mom’s Helper. I’ve got an uber awesome tutorial for your today…. a DIY Cupcake Stand! I love cute cupcakes, don’t you? One thing that can really destroy an adorable cupcake, though….the cupcake stand! I hate how expensive they are, though. So we made our own! Super easy, super budget-friendly, …
Nail Vanish & Glitter Keys
Crafts
I saw these nail vanished keys on real simple a while ago and as soon as I saw them I knew I had to make myself some. I have two keys on my key chain, one for the front door and one for the back door. And as they look so much alike it’s always a guessing game when I come to …
Guest Post : Tasteful Thanksgiving Decor
DIY
I’m so excited to tell you all that I have my very first guest post! Yeah!! I have Christina who as kindly wrote an article on Thanksgiving decor and she gives some great tips on how to make your home look just perfect for the up coming holiday. Tasteful Thanksgiving Decor Article written by Christina Johnson Simple, Fun Decorating for …
Words
DIY
I’m trying to get my 6 year old to learn to read and write, and it’s a bit difficult has he soon loses attention. So i made up these little words that he can play around with and make sentences and short stories. They are like the little magnet ones you can buy but these don’t cost a thing! All you need is some white card …
Toddler Bed re-do
DIY
A few weeks ago i moved my little girl out of her cot and into a toddler bed. We had an old white toddler bed that used to be my eldest sons. But it looked like it wasn’t loved sitting in the back of my gloomy shed. It needed a new lease of life. So i got painting it. Decided we wanted …