Cute Kitsch: A subscription box review

Subscription boxes are so popular now compared to a couple of years ago. Hell, they’re more popular than only a year ago and that popularity keeps on growing. Something I had never seen before was a craft type subscription box and this was such a different idea compared to beauty boxes or ‘fan’ style boxes that I had seen before. I was so excited when Cute Kitsch offered to send me a sample of one of their boxes. Cute Kitsch is a very new box and has just finished its first ever box which was named Foxy Chic. I had a particular

Toy Box Project

Late last month I was walking past a shop in town and saw a fantastic piece of furniture. The shop is sort of a furniture shop, it used to be anyway. Now it’s part of a shop that really sells everything. It’s not a charity shop but instead has a load of random things spilling out of the doors. One shop is for normal items and the other is for furniture. Anyway, I came across this fantastic white chest. For some reason this was the only thing that didn’t have a price on it. The guy working at the shop

My first attempt at upcycling furniture

When my husband and I bought our house we didn’t have nearly enough furniture for it.We moved from a 2 bedroom flat to a 4 bedroom house. We still don’t have enough furniture but I’m constantly looking on Facebay for some bargains. A couple of months ago I managed to get a chest of drawers and a bedside table for £20. Below is what they originally looked like! The drawers had some really ugly drawer handles too but I took this photo after I’d taken them off and started painting! I bought some Annie Sloan chalk paint to do these

A skip and some hard work

Before the clear out! After buying an old Victorian house, I have quickly started to realise just how much needs doing to it. One of the first jobs on the massive list was to clear the garden. The previous owners were artists and the guy made his own pottery. Well, I say pottery but it was figures and things mostly. As we looked around the garden after moving in we saw so much hidden underneath bushes but it was all ruined! Every single thing we found was broken in some way or another apart from a few plant pots. We