Category: DIY

The story of a happy upcycled rocking chair.

“Pawn shops? Good grief! Why on earth would you go there?” The reactions from certain family and friends range from Shock horror disbelief to patronising amusement to pained tolerance! I am in love with second hand junk shops. I adore poking around in dingy little places where the cast offs are literally piled on top…
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To DIY or not to DIY?

I’m sure I am not the only person on the planet to be totally enthralled with the wonders of Google search, Blogs, Pinterest and the like. For a DIY nut and creative like me, the internet has opened up a whole new vista of exciting horizons to be explored and discovered. Not sure how to…
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Furniture Flips

A few years ago I ran a small business doing murals and paint effects for clients. During that time a number of customers entrusted me with the task of “upgrading” much loved but tired and worn out pieces of furniture. Around the same time, we built and moved into a new home. Through the knowledge…
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Prayer Board

Inspired by the movie the War Room which is a call to serious prayer and shows how having a special quiet place and a Prayer Board aids us in our conversation with and requests to God.A member of my family mentioned that she would like to have a special “Prayer Board” with Scriptures and all…
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