Halloween Party Kits and Decor From NOTHS

Halloween Party Kits and Decor From NOTHS
bats on the wall halloween party decor Halloween Party Kits and Decor From NOTHS

Are any of you preparing for some little Halloween parties? Or even a monster mash for adults? These bats would be perfect for either!

cat in a pumpkin halloween garland Halloween Party Kits and Decor From NOTHS

I LOVE this creepy little, vintage style cat in a pumpkin Halloween garland!

halloween party hat Halloween Party Kits and Decor From NOTHS

How fabulous is this hat for the little one to wear with her Halloween costume!? I’d wear one but it would like a bit comical on my giant head :p Continue reading →

A Shabby Cabinet Restoration Project

A Shabby Cabinet Restoration Project
cabinet makeover A Shabby Cabinet Restoration Project

(of sorts) When you see this cabinet before I painted it, you’re going to say “but Claire, you just changed the handles right?” Wrong! I stripped the paint, treated the wood and then repainted using chalk paint. I found this cabinet on gumtree, I contacted the seller to get the dimensions and had it picked up a day or two later! I fell in love. It was the perfect width for where I wanted it to go (in place of my Ikea Alex drawers), so I got to work and over the next few weeks I had stripped all the paint and treated the wood and handles, then I took my time painting with some Annie Sloan chalk paint. I had a few more things to do to the cabinet, mostly waiting for wax to dry, then at 5 am one morning (don’t ask me why) I was wide awake thinking “IT WONT FIT!” I must have been dreaming about the cabinet and replaying everything in my head (the mind is a wonderful thing, isn’t it?!) and I must have happened upon my memory of measuring it for paper trays. I had to get up and measure the space in the room, I was right. It was 2cm too big.

advertised cabinet A Shabby Cabinet Restoration Project

Later that morning, after I had gone back to sleep… I went and looked on the gumtree ad and I realised something… it was the wrong stinkin’ cabinet. Looks a little different in the ad huh? I was gutted it wouldn’t go where I wanted it too. I must have been in a haze when it arrived (you’ll see what I mean). Continue reading →

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