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Repurposed Bookcase

I am quite excited to share this upcycled project, which was made from an old bookcase I found on the street! I spotted it in the dark, one night on my way home and thought it had potential, even though I could only make out half of it! So after convincing HTB (Hubby to be)

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Touch of Gold

I am currently obsessed with gold spray paint, having recently used this on the upcycled lamp project this week, which you can view here. It is such an easy way to upcycle something you may have around the house and you will be amazed at the transformation you can achieve. I found these marble candle holders

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Upcycled Lamp

The vision for this project started when I purchased the length of rope, I was intending to create a Monkey’s Fist knot but after a series of frustrating attempts, I realised I did not have enough rope. Hmmm what could I make instead? Usually a trip to the op shop provides the inspiration and there it was,

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Paper Canal Houses

Living in Amsterdam, surrounded by such impressive architecture is almost surreal coming from New Zealand. It was almost a ‘we are not in Kansas anymore’ sort of scenario when we arrived. I am so lucky to live in such a beautiful city and draw a lot of inspiration from the buildings, canals and the rich

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Pin Cushion Container

This little beauty has been sitting on a shelf at the local op shop for the last two weeks. I actually picked it up the first time I saw it and thought it was cute but I wasn’t sure I actually needed it…. ahem I mean I need everything I see at the op shop

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