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How To Repair and Upcycle A Vintage Suitcase
I know that I recently shared my suitcase when it was pink and shabby chic! I loved the pink shabby chic look but I had painted it that colour last year and a few months ago I noticed it was grubby and I had never repaired the suitcase or lined it… I’m very lazy. I decided it was time I repainted it and repaired it. I use this suitcase as a coffee table and it has an uncanny ability to get full of rubbish and heavy items. The bottom of the suitcase always had a little rip in the cardboard and fabric outer and I never bothered to repair it so I thought it was time to reinforce the base and then it would need a cute and kitschy wallpaper liner and glorious new pastel coat of paint. Continue reading →
It’s almost December! Can you believe it? Do you use advent calendars? I always thought that DIY Advent calendars would be a little bit rubbish because you already know what’s behind the doors…I was wrong. After seeing a few of these advent calendars I shall be making my own, despite the fact I already have a dairy free chocolate one ready to go! I’m getting very excited. I love December. I love that my December Daily albums always make me very mindful everyday, I take pleasure in the little things so December is always amazing for me. You could add little cards behind your advent calendar for fun activities to do each day. Continue reading →
Have you purchased your christmas cards yet? I only seem to send christmas cards to family members, that means I get to choose great personalised cards for each aunt, uncle and cousin. I love scouring Etsy for quirky cards every year and I’ve been known to just buy amazing cards to put in my December Daily album. Ok, it’s happened twice. I’ve seen a couple that I would love to frame and display in the living room, is that weird? Continue reading →
I’m already, very excited about christmas! I’m especially excited about decorating my dining room. My decorations are a little more pastel cute than pastel shabby. I just get the two styles and smash them together. I love the shabby pastel style and when I found this styling by Indianna Foord for Homelife magazine, my jaw dropped. I was in love instantly and coveted all those fabulous dishes and that gorgeous silverware. The gifts are beautifully wrapped and I need to invest in some velvet ribbon. Continue reading →