Category Archives: Home DIY and Decor

Gypsy Rose Luminaries 

One of my favourite blogs to read is Gypsy Yaya (www.gypsyyaya.com). Andrea loves and shares all things bohemian and gorgeous, from houses to crafts to clothes. (Check out her blog, it’s totally awesome!!!) She created these very cute Gypsy Rose Luminaries and … Continue reading

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July Bed Post

This month I am finally able to show off my new hexagon flowers patchwork bedspread. I started this nearly a year ago and for the last six months it’s been waiting for me to finally back it, which I did … Continue reading

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Smudge Sticks 

I decided to try my hand at making smudge sticks. I gathered some sage and some rosemary from the garden… So I grabbed a handful and tied the ends together with some embroidery thread. Then I wound the long ends … Continue reading

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Latest Op Shop Finds

This table runner just makes me glow with joy! There were two more in more neutral brown colours and I’m kicking myself that I didn’t buy those too, but I was trying to behave myself. 😆 Four new brass vases … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Cupboards

I am a total nerd. Not only am I a Whovian, but among many other fandoms I am also a Potterhead. I picked up these copies of Harry Potter books in op shops and second hand book stalls to use … Continue reading

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Bohemian Paisley Tea Tins

Months and months ago I picked up these three enamel tins in the op shop with vague ideas to upcycle them in some way. They’ve stayed tucked away in a cupboard until now. I was out and about shopping when … Continue reading

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Knitted Floor Rug

This is something I’ve wanted to do for a while, make a floor rug for the library. It was time consuming, but couldn’t have been simpler. Starting with good old fashioned French knitting, using up various odds and ends of … Continue reading

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