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Try our clever and inexpensive hacks and ‘how tos’ to update or personalise spaces. Our unique DIY projects and round up of our favourite DIYs across the web are among our most popular articles on the blog!

DIY soy candle, a beautiful homemade Mother’s Day gift

Supported by Moccona I’ve always wanted to learn how to make my own soy candles and when I saw my empty Moccona coffee jar, I...

Free printable Valentine’s Day gift tags

Who doesn't love a free printable?! And with Valentine's Day just around the corner, we thought it the perfect excuse to reshare these free...

10 Christmas gift wrapping ideas (part 2)

There's something extra special about receiving a gift that's wrapped with attention and detail. The other week we shared our first five gift wrapping ideas...

Make this soft and stylish pom pom throw for winter

Winter has arrived here in Australia so it's time to layer up and get cosy. One trend we're loving this season is blankets dripping in...

DIY cross-stitch – the perfect personalised gift

If the phrase ‘cross-stitch’ makes you think of daggy, ancient frames on your grandma’s wall, prepare to change your opinion with this quirky, cute...

DIY concrete countertop: Before and after kitchen makeover

Many people are stuck with an outdated kitchen because it’s just suuuuuuuccchhhh an expensive space to redo! While an entirely new kitchen may be out...

DIY Christmas tree using wooden pallet

Christmas is near and this weekend many of you will be pulling your Christmas trees out of storage or going to the market to...

Before and after, messy shoe storage gets a makeover with a...

I've been on a mission the past few weeks to get rid of the ugly around my home! Sure, we've only been living in our...

Two DIY photography boards

If you're struggling to take high quality photos, this DIY might be just the thing you need! So many of the ohhhhh and ahhhhh photos...

Woven planter cosy tutorial: Make a pot plant weave

When we discovered Haily Trans' gorgeous home in Real Living mag, we just had to find out more about her! Turns out this talented lady...

DIY hand lettering for beginners by Brigid Donelly

We love discovering new talent and one clever creative who recently caught our eye on Instagram is Brigid Donelly with her playful and cheerful...

DIY gold foil prints

We LOVE gold foil art prints and admire how many artists are layering gold foil over their original artworks. Today we are going to show...

DIY decorative mini fire bowl

This DIY was inspired by a cool decorative fire bowl / fire pit I saw in a high-end design store... with a seriously high-end...

Kmart hack cubby for a boy (aka Patrick’s cubby)

Over the Christmas holidays, I joined the legion of parents across Australia who made over the Kmart timber cubby for their kids. Most of the...

Kmart hack: Beehive hexagon vertical garden

I've been looking for a stylish vertical garden for months and months, so of course I was thrilled when I found one I loved......

How to measure and install your own plantation shutters

Shutters are a classic, timeless and low-maintenance window treatment solution and thanks to DIY Online Blinds, they’re now affordable and accessible to everyone. Gina recently...

Old brown dresser to chic grey baby change table upcycle

As you probably heard, Baby #2 is on the way and will be here in just a couple of months so I’ve begun clearing...

Kmart hack: Marble and crystal jewellery dish DIY

Our obsession for crystals is at an all-time high! One DIY we've been wanting to make for a while now is a crystal jewellery...

Design inspo: Beautiful black kitchens

Thinking of going black for your next kitchen? It's a bold and sexy look that we love, Love, LOVE!

14 of the best home decor DIYs using rope

Keen to get your DIY on? Rope is a beautiful and versatile material, and we've rounded up 14 of the best home decor DIYs...

Internal brick wall before and after: 80s brown to on-trend grey

Supported by Monsta Shop If you follow along on Instagram and watch my stories, you’d know we’re kicking off a renovation series at Bonnie’s new...

DIY felt stitch cushion

Felt is one of this season's hottest materials. It's stylish, cozy, inexpensive and easy to work with — what more could we ask for? Today...

How to fix your bathroom seals like a pro – including...

Supported by Loctite Although our house is only two years old, the sealant around our sink drain has already discoloured and become mouldy – despite...

$5 5 minute pet portrait art tutorial

Pets are the best! And today we've got a super quick, super easy and super affordable DIY for you to celebrate your pet! Make an...