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Limed Oak Side Table

14 June 2017 in painting

This is one piece brought back from my last treasure hunt I wasn't…

Upholstery Tuesday - Update

05 June 2017 in upholstery

With Spring settling in, Upholstery Tuesday is making a comeback and I just…

IKEA Hack

24 May 2017 in painting

My boy's bedroom is coming together, and as soon as I take…

How to fix a sagging chair

25 April 2017 in tips

I love this armchair, but I confess that I had been neglecting…

All Aboard!

28 March 2017 in painting

I found these French sailing ships lithographs at a flea market in…

Classic Bookshelf

15 February 2017 in painting

A charming couple looked quite embarrassed presenting me with this old glass-fronted…

Camo Cushion

14 February 2017 in sewing

I have been gathering and preparing all the bits and pieces that…

A Display Cabinet

22 January 2017 in Shopping

This display cabinet was recently up on Freecycle (an internet site where people…

A Cut Above the Rest

17 January 2017 in Shopping

The Marche Saint Pierre is fabric heaven. Literally. Nestled at the foot of…

Camera Test and a Pair of Clubs

15 January 2017 in upholstery

This blog was born out of my love for vintage and unique…

Little Soldier's Locker

02 January 2017 in painting

Happy New Year! I am back from a lovely Christmas spent in…

My Christmas Wreath

21 December 2016 in crafts

Well, after having been too busy to think about Christmas, a virus…

Jingle Belle

13 December 2016 in Seasonal

My Dad and I were going through some old photographs when he…

Furniture Reviver

29 November 2016 in tips

Wooden furniture gets grimy, over-waxed, dry, scratched or dull with time. The…