Upcycling for an Autumn look

Last week I found an old 1990’s black velvet mini skirt which still fit but had lost it’s appeal. I decided I would look for some material and upcycle it. I wanted to go for something that looked like this tree that I snapped whilst out walking the dog: and I found this 1950’s material on…

Brighton Rocks!

I’ve mentioned Brighton before, I love to visit and so last Friday we went for a night. My husband had booked it as a surprise and he got a very good online deal at The Grand. I’ve stayed there before and it’s lovely. Right on the seafront it faces the sea, a big wedding cake…

Upcycled TV table

I’ve been sitting looking at my TV table for years and thinking ‘I must do something with that table, it’s a mess’. We bought it years ago as an oak TV table; the only oak is a 1mm sliver coating the surface, clearly then it’s an oak veneer. Not only that but within a short…

Enchanting, abundant Autumn

It was frosty yesterday morning, the car windscreen needed scraping. Now that it’s October it feels like Autumn has arrived. Only a couple of weeks ago it was swelteringly hot and now I’ve packed away my summer clothes. I’ve got out the jumpers and boots and even wore a scarf yesterday. I love October, I…