Shutters seem like a very old-fashioned concept don’t they? There are of course a variety of reasons why the idea of having shutters on a window – perhaps even your bedroom window – might appeal to you. I’ll tell you about mine.
If you find yourself in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, you’re in the area catered to by the Weekend Post – a weekly newspaper which distributes to the entire region. You may be wondering why I’m bringing this up on a DIY blog, so I’ll get right to the point and tell you!
There are really a lot of different reasons why people want to save money – and face it, in these difficult times, who doesn’t? I certainly count myself in that group! Service time is another of those dreaded annual expenses that make car owners cringe – even if you drive an old banger that’s paid […]
Most homes don’t come with convenient clothes or jewelry or sundry hooks about the place, do they? Well, neither did ours – so I put my thinking cap on and came up with this easy to make sundry rack that you can hang anything from coats to jewelry on!
Bathrooms are often awkward spaces in the home – they’re either too big or too small, or too full or too empty! Are there enough shelves, cupboards or racks to store everything you need in your bathroom? Want to see a quick and easy suggestion?
This one is probably the easiest and simplest of all projects I’ve made – but yet it makes such a lovely difference to my bathing experience! If you’re like me and you enjoy having a little chill-time in the tub, browsing Facebook on your phone and sipping a drink – while not having anywhere near […]
I built this wooden bench outside the kitchen door in around 2014-15, and later thought if I added doors it might make a nice little storage area for gardening tools and seeds and so on. Plain doors on hinges would’ve worked, but they would’ve taken up more space to open and would’ve clashed with the […]
We have three kitties, and we’re always thinking up new ways to entertain them (and us), so one day my other half and I were discussing ideas – when we thought it might be nice to build a play-castle for them! It really isn’t difficult – all you need is a few cardboard boxes, a […]