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Thrifty Thursday: upcycled denim home interiors

Reading other DIY blogs is one of my favourite ways to spend a lazy afternoon. I can’t remember how I found Sheri of Confessions of a Refashionista but her blog made me laugh and I really liked her focus on eco-fashion so I decided to get in touch and suggest that we do an upcycling project- I… Read more »

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Top Tuesday: 5 Best No Tools Pottery Barn hacks

  Jute rope placemats This is so simple but stylish- you only need rope & glue- I’m a little envious I didn’t think of it first 😉 You could use the essence of the tutorial and make trivets to protect your tabletop from hot pots too 🙂 Full tutorial and credit to http://cityfarmhouse.com/2014/05/pottery-barn-inspired-round-jute-placemats.html   2…. Read more »

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Thrifty Thursday: using old shells

Am I being too thrifty by using these shells out of my seafood soup?! If you’ve been following my blog :), you’ll have heard all about my love for soondubujjigae and how I ate it 7 times last week. The 7th time, my soup came with this awesome looking clam shell and the DIY-er in… Read more »

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Thrifty Thursday: repurposing old food jars

Growing up with a single parent, you get used to thrifting and soon develop pack rat tendencies 😛 Is it embarrassing to admit I still have clothes from my pre-teen years? (We bought them big!) Now, we can afford to thrift a bit less 😛 but I still love reusing stuff. Waste not, want not… Read more »

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Top Tuesday: Best Anthropologie Home Hacks

If there was ever a store i could live in, it would definitely be Anthropologie. I love their boho styled interiors and fashion and can always be found browsing their shop on Kings Road. Unfortunately, much as I like the aesthetic, the price is rather too high for me- and I’m not really sure the… Read more »

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Thrifty Thursday: Top 3 Upcycling projects

Every Thursday is #thriftythursday, a day on which I do an upcycling DIY, showing you how to get more mileage out of your old “junk”. In line with today’s theme, I thought it’d be nice to do a round-up of the Best 3 up cycling DIYs out in cyberspace 🙂 Hope you like them as… Read more »

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Top Tuesday: Best tassel DIYs

Today’s Top 3 DIY round-up took me quite some time to do.There are just too many good tassel DIYs out there 🙂 So I decided to split it into Top 3 non-jewellery tasselled DIYs and coming soon will be Top 3 Tassel Jewellery DIYs 🙂 And, of course, more Hapiness, Wherever tassel DIYs are on the way… Read more »

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Thrifty Thursday: little jars of #hapiness

This week, I’ve had a lot to be happy for. A good friend, Tammy, came round for dinner with her adorable pup, Bruno, who finally, finally, finaaallly seems to be warming up to me (I suspect it’s all the cheese I’ve been bribing him with :P). I received some care packages from my Mom. And… Read more »

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Round-up: Best Christmas Tree Ornament DIY

I know, I know, it’s a little early for a Christmas post but, this time, it’s not just me being impatient and ahead of schedule here. A lady had asked about making small Christmas decorations, so I thought a curation of the best ones on the web was needed 🙂 The top honour goes to… Read more »