Mood Board | Exploring Nursery Paint Colours

Mood Board | Exploring Nursery Paint Colours

Before we moved into our current loft, I drafted a mood board for our baby daughter. Today I’m exploring paint colours for her new nursery. My original design plans got interrupted because, when she was three months old, we had to move unexpectedly. Fortunately, it was to another condo in the same building – just down the hall, in fact. Still, the upheaval meant that even though baby girl is seven months old, I still haven’t finished the nursery. But… View Post

DIY | How To Make Nursery Glider Slipcovers

DIY | How To Make Nursery Glider Slipcovers

The once-tired glider/rocker from the nursery is looking a little bit fresher after I reupholstered it with some new fabric. I put this project off for ages. I don’t know how to sew and it was thoroughly intimidating, but it really wasn’t that hard once I got going. If I can do this, anyone can do this. So here’s a simple tutorial for DIY glider slipcovers if you want to have a go yourself. You Will Need An ugly ass… View Post

DIY | Wall Art Monogram for a Toddler Bedroom

DIY | Wall Art Monogram for a Toddler Bedroom

I’ve been on the hunt for very budget-friendly DIY wall art ideas for the Big Boy bedroom, and this little button monogram fits the bill. What You Need Assorted buttons (I got mine from JoAnns) Fabric (I used burlap) A solid frame (mine was a charity shop find) Needle & thread Cardboard Printer Cost: from $5 Time: Under four hours DIY Monogram Wall Art: How To I started by printing a big old letter S, my Little Man’s first initial,… View Post

DIY | Ikea Fjellse Hack: How to Upholster A …

DIY | Ikea Fjellse Hack: How to Upholster A Bed

I recently upholstered a basic wooden bed frame from Ikea. It’s going to live in my little boy’s new bedroom – his first “big boy bed.” It’s a very budget-friendly and straightforward DIY – perfectly doable if you love the look of upholstered beds but not the price tag. UPDATE: Having lived with the upholstered Fjellse bed for over a year, there are a couple of minor things I would have done differently – read more about that here if… View Post

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