Upcycled Shoe Box

Having stumbled across a cutesy Victorian wooden box in a charity shop, I decided I would take on the upcycle challenge… Step 1 – Strip the old fabric from the box Despite being from Liberty’s, I stripped the fabric on the top – discovering layer after layer of different fabrics; each smelling as musty and smoky … More Upcycled Shoe Box

Tubs and Tiles

Nothing beats a good old soak at the end of the day, but choosing the all important bath tub is like a minefield. I have yet to purchase my first tub, but when I do I know exactly what style I want to get (let’s hope the bathroom is big enough!). I have a little bit of an … More Tubs and Tiles

Ladder Love

Have had a fascination with ladders for some time now, and decided it was time for a new project. Step 1 – Pinterest Inspiration Having scrolled through hundreds of pictures on Pinterest for inspiration, I decided I wanted an old stepladder which I could use as shelving in the lounge to fill a very narrow and unfunctional … More Ladder Love

Classic Carboot Sale – Southbank, London

A quick skim through of the Evening Standard led me to this beauty: http://classiccarbootsale.co.uk/ A fantastic event at just £4 a head, with  an incredible collection of classic cars selling all things vintage. Accompanied by live music and sellers in full costume transported me back to the 40s and 50s. Albeit a very cold day … More Classic Carboot Sale – Southbank, London

How to upcycle an old Antique Chair into a Chic French style chair

My dad picked up this beautiful old dining chair for me at an antique’s dealer in Devon, as he knew I was ready for mynext project. It had plenty of character with its claw feet and carving on the legs. Step 1 – Sand Remove cushion and sand down the chair lightly with medium sandpaper to roughen … More How to upcycle an old Antique Chair into a Chic French style chair

India Jane – Timeless, elegant and affordable interiors

Wow, fell in love with this shop today on High Street Kensington – felt like a child in a sweetshop!!! Beautiful, elegant, timeless pieces, and very affordable. Couldn’t resist buying some vintage style Bordeaux wine coasters. Just need a rustic old table now to put them on. Even more excited to find out that they … More India Jane – Timeless, elegant and affordable interiors

Capital Carboot London – The Best Treasure Hunt

If you want to know where you can pick up affordable antique treasures, head to Capital Carboot in Pimlicio, London. I was keen to seek out beautiful and unique items for my flat, so decided to go along last Sunday morning. The carboot is on every Sunday throughout the year (with a few exceptions) and there … More Capital Carboot London – The Best Treasure Hunt