Ikea Goes Glam: A Lack Hack Coffee Table …

Ikea Goes Glam: A Lack Hack Coffee Table Makeover

Ladies and gents, I give you a rather sexy Ikea Lack coffee table makeover: She came from humble beginnings: I didn’t have room in my living room budget for a “proper” coffee table, but after trawling Ikea Hackers, I was inspired (especially by this similar Lack hack). I shelled out twenty big ones for an Ikea Lack coffee table and set to work giving it a face lift. Here’s how… Coffee Table Makeover Supplies: An Ikea Lack coffee table Spray Adhesive (this might also work with wallpaper paste, but I haven’t tried… View Post

How to Decorate Without Paint

How to Decorate Without Paint

So your landlord says you can’t paint. Bummer. But don’t worry – there are plenty of ways to make your walls unique without painting (which is also useful if you’re a decor commitment-phobe). Here are a few ideas… Temporary WallpaperWallpaper can make a huge impact on a space, but it’s notoriously difficult to remove – not a great idea for a rental. The solution? Tempaper makes self-adhesive, re-positionable and completely removable wall decor. Online stockists include Design Public and Amazon. Prices run around $70-$90 a roll (approx. 33′ x 20.5″). It’s not… View Post

How to Paint a Rental

How to Paint a Rental

Paint, in my opinion, is the easiest and most cost-effective way to transform any space. If you own your home, great – crack out that roller and get painting. If you rent, it can be a little less straightforward. Here are a few tips for painting a rental… 1. Plan AheadIf painting is an absolute must for you, make sure you get it written into the lease before you rent. If you haven’t done this, don’t worry – it’s still possible. 2. Establish a Good Tenant-Landlord RelationshipWhen we moved into… View Post