Adam and I have just returned from a four night getaway to Peppers Salt Resort and Spa in Kingscliff. To say this was divine, is an understatement. Our first break without children in four years, did not fail to impress. The relaxed feeling that comes with a holiday is something we have decided to replicate…Continue Reading
This weeks Etsy love, focuses on A Creative Lifestyle. This ‘shop’ is located in Hobart Tasmania. It holds a combination of vintage items as well as upcycled vintage items.
Up cycling vintage. All things white and all things unusual!I am passionate about…Continue Reading
This week we are talking a little about treated pine, the different grades of treatment, and which timber should be used for which purpose.
What is treated pine? Preservative treated pine is timber that has been impregnated with a chemical solution containing 2 major components, fungicide and insecticide. Because the preservatives are forced deeply into the…Continue Reading
This weekend Pen Y Llechwedd, saw some DIY. I turned my hand at staining our little hall table. When we originally bought this hall table, it had been stained a typical brown. We immediately gave it a good sand and then this is how it stayed oh for about 6 months now.
Welcome to the first post of my new series, Toolbox Tuesday. During this series we will go through each tool in my builder hubby’s toolbox to give you a reasonable understanding of what tool is what and how it is used. This week we will start with the humble hammer.
Finally the weather is starting to cool, this has got me thinking about adding a few pieces around my home to reflect the change in season. I generally find the shorter days and the cooler weather to be quite depressing, however this year I have vowed to enjoy the changes that happen as this is…Continue Reading
It’s true, I’ve been cheating. I’ve been doing it for some time now, scandalous I know, but things were tired, and I just felt like there was no time for those special moments. I’ve been so scared that I would be found out. The pressure of living a double life has been huge. I’ve been…Continue Reading