A curation of DIYs and other projects to create a more stylish home. Clever and inexpensive hacks and ‘how tos’ to update or personalise spaces.

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How to make your own mini terrarium

One of the very first stories we ever published was tips on growing cactus. And ever since then, we’ve wanted to make our own mini terrarium. On a recent trip to Sydney, we saw these adorable terrariums in hanging glass candle holders — ah-mazing! — and took that as our […]

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DIY Christmas clay ornament

Christmas is just around the corner and we want to help you create a stylish and festive home without spending a fortune. This adorable DIY Christmas clay ornament tutorial is quick, easy and fun to make and is a great activity to involve the kids. You can get as creative […]

DIY blackboard label jar

DIY blackboard label jar

Style up your storage jars with this DIY blackboard label jar tutorial via the Haymes Paint blog. Not just for the kitchen, why not use this DIY to make some personalised gifts for friends and family. A jar filled with Christmas biscuits or spiced nuts makes a lovely gift and […]

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DIY wall organiser

Make your own chalkboard wall organiser! We are always forgetting important dates and things to do (like paying our rego for a few weeks eeeek!) so have come up with a practical and stylish DIY wall organiser. This one will go up in our kitchen but they are also great […]

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DIY tassel garland

Tissue tassel garlands are a huge party décor trend! They’re fluffy and fun, inexpensive and easy to make, and fill a lot of visual space making them perfect for backdrops at parties — think above a dessert bar or behind a Photo Booth. Don’t spend a fortune buying these online […]

Two pot plant looks at Haymes blog

DIY modern pot plants, 2 looks

Spring is finally here! It’s time to dust off your gardening gloves and give your garden some TLC. We’re excited to share our latest DIY with you via the Haymes Blog – How to Create a Modern Pot Plant: Two Looks! Get designer-look pot plants minus the price tag with […]