Category Archive: D.I.Y

Gallery Wall

Due to an unfortunate incident this week which led to me being crouched in a minuscule tunnel for four hours (I’m an extra in a play, and it’s a very long story but actually… Continue reading

Ways to say I love you – DIY Pennants

Since February is traditionally the month of love (Valentine’s Day and all that), I’ve been trying to focus more on spending time with my loved ones, and especially on sending lots of love… Continue reading

DIY – Leather wallets

Let me say right away ‘Leather Wallets’ is probably a bit of a fancy term for these lil’ guys. Maybe leather pouches? Or little card envelopes? I’m going to be keeping my store… Continue reading

DIY Christmas Table Runner

We’re midway through December and that means it’s nearly time for our Sunset Strip mini-Christmas! As Imogen is going to be taking on the huge task of cooking a roast for five people… Continue reading

Moon Phases ‘Headboard’ DIY

I made a thing. And it’s not pineapples. *applause* You guys, I’m so happy with the way this DIY turned out – I went back and forth on the method for a little… Continue reading

Stencilled Wall Art DIY

Recently I heard that Abi (my sister) was trying out an ambitious stencilling project and I forced asked her to blog about it. She obligingly did, and it looks amazing! Here’s how she did… Continue reading

Brand New

Maybe it’s the fact that the seasons are changing, or maybe it’s just all the fresh new ‘back to school’ vibes I always get from September, but I am so full of inspiration… Continue reading

DIY Ombré effect duvet cover

I think I’m a little obsessed with this photo! I just love the colours, the brightness, the lush leafiness, it’s too much. I really want to get these soft pinks and bright greens into… Continue reading

Mini update

Nowadays, I spend most of my time with some sort of milk based product in my hair. If Starbucks sell it – chances are; it’s in my hair. Or, you know, my eyebrows.… Continue reading

T-shirt to Crop Top DIY

It’s actually so hot in London I’m feeling the need to complain about it. Boooo. Anyway, I have this huge weirdly shaped t-shirt which, due to my hoarding tendencies, I have been hanging… Continue reading

Casual Friday – June/July favourites

Casual Fridays. Everybody loves a casual Friday, right? I certainly do. On casual Fridays we are allowed to wear our own clothes to work which, for me, turns into ‘wear your pajama top… Continue reading

The Batcave

Gold polka dots is totally my new thing. [image source] This being said, I decided to use the same method I used to make my pineapple print curtains to make a gold polka… Continue reading

Pineapple Print Curtains DIY

Do you know what my room needs? More pineapples. Obviously. I realised this late one night while I was contemplating home decor (wild Saturday night, I know…) and the next day I decided… Continue reading

New Home

  We’ve moved! We had a crazy moving day but we got everything in, and we’re all very happy with our lovely new house. It’s a large mid terrace property with six bedrooms… Continue reading

Laundry

I did my laundry, and I am so excited. How sad is that? Very, very sad. As you may have guessed, my exams are over and now I’m gleefully doing all the stuff… Continue reading

Glitter Easter Eggs!

Glitter! I love glitter so much. Put it on birthday cards, phone cases, jewellery, your face, gifts, stationary, the faces of your loved ones, or basically anywhere that could do with a bit of… Continue reading

Smooth Talker: Delicious frozen smoothies…

(I feel like I should just take a moment to share how many awful puns I came up with for the title of this post: smooth moves, smooths like Jagger, and smooth criminal were… Continue reading

(I love) Love letters

  I’m a massive believer in the idea that the greatest gift you can give somebody is your time (or maybe Oreos), but when you live far away from the object(s) of your… Continue reading

Super quick Phone Case DIY

  The lovely Rob recently gifted me a beautiful stripy phone case, and this set off an avalanche of phone case ideas in my little head. I love phone cases, I’m the girl… Continue reading

Monochrome Gallery Wall

Eeeeee! That’s me being excited that my wall is all finished, it was so fun (and surprisingly easy) to put together!     I collected tons of inspirational images (on Pinterest – my… Continue reading

Simple Personalised Silhouette DIY

As you can probably tell, lately I’ve been obsessed with the kind of silhouettes which you find in vintage lockets and cameos. I think they’re just so elegant, and luckily they’re so easy… Continue reading

Twenty-Minute DIY – Window Decoration

It was actually sunny today, and yesterday! To express my incredible joy at this great occasion I decided to share a twenty-minute craft project to brighten up your windows and get them ready… Continue reading

Regenerate your workspace in sixty minutes…

Hello friends! February is kinda kicking my butt. Already. I have a ton of University work, the weather is just horrible and the tube strike makes travelling through London the equivalent of trying… Continue reading

Breaking Bad Cushions – DIY

Rob and I were obsessed with Breaking Bad this year, so, as it has become a bit of a tradition for me to make him cushions at Christmas, I decided to take the iconic element… Continue reading

Pair of Hearts Chopping Boards – DIY

I bought this pair of small sturdy wooden chopping boards from IKEA (these APTITLIG 24x15cm Boards) for £4 each. I wanted to upgrade them to a kind of whimsical-Jamie-Oliver-chopping-board affair, adding a simple design… Continue reading

DIY: You’re Pretty (Message Mirror)

I made this mirror for my sister as a cute addition to her University room. It was really easy to do and I love how it turned out. I used this mirror (the BERLEVÅG Table… Continue reading

Have a Thrifty Christmas – Part One

Gone are the days when I could write a poem with a crayon, present it to my Mum with sticky fingers and call it a Christmas gift. So, so gone. Mainly because I’m… Continue reading

DIY — InstaCushion

While we were travelling, Rob took loads of awesome photos, and we were able to share most of them via Instagram. I have to admit to being a little obsessed with the app… Continue reading

DIY Tye-Dye Maxi Skirt

I leave for Japan on Monday, and I am excited! And when I am excited, I dye skirts. No, really. Okay, so just in case any of you had the urge to transform one… Continue reading

Social Media

I love blogging, and I enjoy being a part of the social media of WordPress, much more than I enjoy being a part of Facebook, or Twitter, or, you know, Bebo. I have… Continue reading

The Business of Blogging.

So, I have finished the oh-so-exciting-and-also-incredibly-frustrating-and-surprisingly-time-consuming project that I have been working on. I decided to make little ‘business cards’ so I could give my blog address to friends and family so that… Continue reading

Okay

So, I’m halfway through the latest in a seemingly interminable series of train journeys, on, no less, a particularly crappy train (the ones with no fold-down tables and the weird manually opening doors… Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Craft.

As you may expect, I did some crafty stuff for Valentine’s Day gifts. I’m going to do a few quick tutorials, to show you how easy it can be to tell the people… Continue reading

If this is love, love is easy…

…It’s the easiest thing to do, I know, I know, I’m spilling over a little from the designated Valentine’s time period, but this is the last one, I promise. Valentine’s day seems to… Continue reading

On the Second Day of Christmas…

Two (Hundred) cushions, and a mild case of textile-anxiety-disorder… This Christmas I decided to save money by hand making presents. I figured that if I couldn’t be generous with my money, I could… Continue reading

Denim Jacket Hybrid

My Hybrid denim jacket (: I’ve wanted one for a while, but the closest I could find was this. And then literally nothing else below £100. So I decided that it wouldn’t be… Continue reading