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

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

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