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How to paint furniture Painting furniture is such a cheap and easy way to transform something old in to a feature piece. The internet is full of ideas on how to do this. You can paint chairs, dressers, console tables, frames, mirrors and so much more. I’ve painted lots of…

Did I tell you that we (and when I say “we” I mean I only participated for 25% of it ?) repainted a chunk of our house last week? I just can’t believe what a difference fresh paint is. We’ve been in this house almost 7 years and it was…

Are you looking for a weatherboard paint colour? I get asked often about my own house (further down) and so I went searching for other options to show you today. Of course these colours don’t have to be limited to weatherboard, they’d look good on render or brick. You might…

Are you looking for a white paint but don’t know where to start? Yes, I’ve been there done that! When you ask online what’s your favourite white you’ll be bombarded with answers. If you head to a hardware shop and stand in front of the white samples you’ll probably start…

Are you looking for a white paint but don’t know where to start? Yes, I’ve been there done that! It’s tricky to get it right (and don’t even start me on the colour grey!). Today I have a list of some white paints you might like to consider. The first…

Mint is my go-to colour when I’m painting a bit of furniture. I just love it and it suits so many styles. I think most people don’t mind a bit of blue/green in their homes, so instead of painting something white, why not give MINT a whirl? I painted this…

Do you like a touch of black in your home? Maybe you’ve got a piece of furniture which could do with a lick of paint? Today I went looking for painted black furniture ideas and thought I’d share some inspiration with you. I like that not all pieces are solid…

I get asked about my house colours all the time. Every week I think! So I thought I’d put a post together for those who are interested 🙂 The weatherboard has been painted SHALE GREY. I used Taubmans Endure (we painted the whole outside of the house ourselves). We asked…

Remember when I ran this blog post about a coffee table I made over and I also gave 20 of my readers 2 tins of Chalk Paint™ by Annie Sloan (my blog sponsor)? Well over the last few weeks, they have been sharing their projects with me and today I…

Did you know that it’s been 1 year since we moved in to this house? I know! The time has flown! I can’t believe it’s been a year since we decided to crazily paint the whole exterior of our home… Remember this… I know you’re going to ask me which…

Are you a trend follower? Or rule breaker? Dulux have given us their trends for 2014 with a few different themes… The Digital Nomads, The Precious Elements, The Romantic Spirit and The Retro Visionaries. The Digital Nomads COLOURFUL DESTINATIONS SUCH AS INDIA, AFRICA AND MOROCCO INSPIRE THE IMAGE AND IMAGINATION OF THE DIGITAL…