How To Make Cardboard Box Shelves

Cardboard box shelves are a great DIY alternative when you need some cheap storage in your home!

How to make cardboard box shelves Making cardboard box shelves is not only a great way to recycle, but it’s cheap and easy!   Here’s what you’ll need: Cardboard boxes Cable ties Bradawl (or other implement for punching holes)       How I made cardboard box shelves for my […]

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Planning Our Bathroom – Choosing Tiles

Choosing tiles for our DIY bathroom renovation has led to some differences of opinion... and some compromise.

Choosing tiles for our new bathroom renovation… It’s led to a bit of a disagreement! Incidentally, we got 7 packs of these white metro tiles from eBay for £40 – bargain! These are just what Lord Balders wanted. I’d have had something more unusual, but our budget doesn’t stretch to unusual unless […]

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Star Wars Bedroom Makeover

Here's how we created a Star Wars bedroom on a low budget for our 11 year old boy. See the before and after pictures, and find the accessories you need to create your own Star Wars spaceship bedroom!

Star Wars Bedroom Makeover Ta daaah! Here are some pictures of Little Balders’ Star Wars themed bedroom, which we  finished to coincide with the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Yes, I say finished, but it’s only really finished-ish… there are upcycling projects planned for his hand-me-down furniture and […]

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The Wish List

I made it through another working week. I survived. High drama for someone who only works for two days a week, but it just goes to show how I’ve come to feel about my job. But no more about that, I’ve gotten into bed with my laptop precisely to forget […]

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The Hypno-Cat.

A black kitchen tap and a black cat - here's why I've been distracted recently - it's down to diy and pets.

A black kitchen tap… and a black cat. Days go by, weeks go by, all of a sudden I’ve got a shiny new black kitchen tap and a toilet in my living room. A few more weeks go by and I’ve still got a toilet in my living room. It’s pointless […]

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