DIY: Make a book ledge

If you liked the bookcase/book ledge leaning against the wall in my last post and want to recreate it, here’s a great DIY tutorial from The Harpster Home. If you don’t like the permanence of sticking them on the wall, think of some other places to put them: an old door, reclaimed wood, lots of … Continue reading

CRAFT: Decorate your walls with book pages

I just love this idea. This clever blogger (bywilma.com) has thought of using old books in a brand new way, just as I mentioned in my impulse buys post. She’s drawn on some of the pages, bicycles and things, and the effect is just wonderful. What a talking point! I love how some are more … Continue reading

Craft: Make a rustic desk

This is a fantastic craft tutorial for making your very own rustic/shabby chic desk out of an old pallet and some stair rail posts! So what you waiting for, these aren’t hard to get hold of. Ask a local shop for a pallet, usually larger corner shops, and a local hardware store or wood shop … Continue reading