DIY Home Decor Projects

Step-by-step guides and handy tips for DIY home decor projects.
After kitchen reno - extractor hood

Budget Kitchen Renovation: Late 1970s to 2021

  • Liana 
  • 5 min read

I transformed our dated late 1970s kitchen on a small budget of around $300. Eventually we would like to take the wall down between the living room and kitchen/diner to create an open plan space but for now, we wanted a kitchen we could live with for a couple of years whilst we saved up for a more costly renovation.

DIY bedroom makeover - whole room view of bed, bookshelf and chair. Hanging plants and fluffy rug.

DIY Home Decor Project – Girl’s Room to Teenage Retreat Makeover

  • Liana 
  • 1 min read

Everyone gets to the stage where they no longer want a themed kids room and want something a bit more grown up. This was the case for Promise – an eleven-year-old girl from South Australia. She previously had a Frozen themed room which she had had since she was 5 years old. Now a tween, nearly a teenager, she was due a makeover and she had a budget of $1000 to renovate her room however she wanted.

Chair upcycle project before and after photos. New fabric and spray painted matte black frame.

DIY Home Decor Project – Old chair upcycle

I am always thinking of what furniture I can upcycle next. This weekend I decided to upcycle a set of chairs we were given when we first moved to Australia. There was nothing wrong with the structure of the chairs, only the 80’s grey frame and salmon pink fabric had definitely seen better days (yuk).