Kate

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How to make a Christmas stocking holder from wooden pallets

If you managed to make last week’s Santa Stop Here pallet project, you will have had some spare bits of wood left over. So as not to waste them, how about making a Christmas stocking holder with the off cuts?…

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Mary Quant 1960s Fashion Exhibition at the V&A

The fashions of British designer, Mary Quant are displayed right now at the V&A Museum in London. She is an icon of the 1960s so if you love this decade, this is a must see exhibition. It is on until…

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How to make a Santa Stop Here Christmas sign from wooden pallets

I have recently created 3 Christmas projects from one pallet for Take A Break Magazine – this Santa Stop Here Christmas sign, a stocking holder and an advent calendar. This is still in stores now (2019 in case you are…

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Pallet Style – 20 creative projects using recycled pallets

I have been sent a new book to review which is right up my street – especially as I have this year made a potting bench from a pallet. It was my first pallet adventure and I learnt so much…

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How to create a relaxed, boho, vintage garden party

This month it is my daughter’s birthday with mine close behind and every year, I plan (in my head) a garden party for friends and family. It mainly does not happen due to it being in the summer holidays; every…

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Get this year’s Met Gala look with a vintage twist (without …

Who here avidly watches the Met Gala in USA – looking out for your favourite looks on your favourite stars? This year didn’t disappoint did it? No look was too bold for the biggest fashion event of the year. This is…

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3 internal doors to choose when renovating your modern vintage home

Every year, around spring time, families across the world may feel the urge to redecorate their homes or even renovate them, I know I do (my to do list is huge!). Spring cleaning often comes along with a desire to…

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How to create a 1920s vintage bathroom

A bath is a bath right? Wrong! There are so many different bath tubs out there – from free standing to corner, to shorter lengths to a standard not to mention all the various tap choices. Add on the different…

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How to create a retro conservatory in your vintage home

When we think of conservatories it is easy to visualise rattan furniture with an 80s/90s vibe and a ceiling fan to cool you down as they are often are really hot spaces. But I am here to share that you…

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How to make a vintage flower press hanging acrylic picture frame

I love pressing flowers in a vintage flower press and have been passing on this nostalgic past time to my daughter but as yet we haven’t created much with the flowers. I used to do this as a child; there…

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How to choose the best staircase for your vintage home

A hallway and everything in it can really make a huge statement in your home; it is the first thing you see on entering after all. However, it is often the last room we decorate or even style, leaving it…

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