When the creative juices start flowing, things change around OneandSeventy. Since I last dropped into your In Box, I have painted and upcycled the bedroom furniture, complete with DIY skull knobs, dragged Beloved into three TK Maxx and two Homesense stores on the hunt for one beautiful chair, almost started World War III with the purchase of a gold flamingo, and traded skulls. It’s been a busy week!Read More
If you like a little stylish personality in your home, these Haus of Skulls make a gorgeous addition to your home.Read More
So you have a vertical blind. You want to move it and the width is fine, but it’s way too long for its new home. Don’t waste money on buying a new blind…shorten it, with these 10 really easy steps.Read More
This simple home hack for cleaning up a tarnished fireplace trim is amazing. You’ll never guess what I used. Haven’t a clue what metal you’re dealing with? No problem. I reveal that too! Click through to find out more.Read More
If you’re a lover of all things yesteryear, then one of the best places to find genuine vintage items for your home is a vintage fair. Beloved and I recently attended the Summer of Vintage Festival at Uttoxeter Racecourse, where we enjoyed a day of retro inspired fun and I discovered some wonderful vintage finds from a great mix of traders. There was even a pink flamingo chair!Read More
If you love styling your home, but never set foot inside a charity shop, you are missing out on a whole world of budget home styling inspiration. Discover your inner Charity Shopping Queen (or King!) with a roundup of a few of my own charity shop finds.Read More
WELCOME TO MY WORLD
I’m Sue ~ irreverent cockney and most untypical homemaker. Welcome to my curious compendium of crafts and seasonal decor, where handmade meets high street and home is crafted with attitude and a sprinkling of magic. Want to know more, including why I sign off my posts with “A hui hou”? Click here.