A lot of my projects don’t always work out as planned. Today I am sharing some of my outtakes to show you that the world doesn’t end when DIY goes wrong.
In Part 1 I talked about the planning stage, this weekend things really got going – here are some of the highlights. Continue reading “Woodshed build part 2 – Getting started”
It’s the middle of summer and a good time to start organising storage for my winter firewood. My brother and his partner (C&K) recently built this woodshed and have agreed to help me build one too. Continue reading “Woodshed build part 1 – Prep”
My five-week summer/Christmas holiday is nearly over so I thought I’d do a quick summary of what I did with all that time. Spoiler alert – I totally smashed my to-do list, like, out-of-the-park! Continue reading “What I did during the holidays”
A colleague of mine said to me, “I couldn’t do that whole frugal thing. I’d feel like I was poor.” To me it has the opposite effect. It makes feel rich. Here’s why. Continue reading “How it feels to be frugal”
The last few days in my home have been spent turning things destined for the rubbish into something useful. Here’s what I’ve been up to. Continue reading “From useless to useful”
This is a quick and easy project which should take about 10 minutes. Continue reading “iPad stand from a DVD case”
I wanted to renovate my space so that it would lovingly house my things. Things that I had collected over the years from secondhand shops, garage sales and markets. At the same time, I still needed the space to do its job – provide a functional kitchen, a designated dining area and a relaxing living room. Time for a renovation project.