How to use black wax on furniture for impact

Black wax on furniture can have a dramatic impact. It takes something monotone and plain and gives it dimension and character. This footstool was £5 from a charity shop. It was something my parents spotted for me. It’s always great to have family and friends on the treasure hunt too! As I mentioned in my…

Guide to an easy handmade gift idea for Father’s Day

Looking for a handmade gift for Father‘s Day? Here’s a guide to an easy and personalised tool hook project that you can DIY in under 2 hours. This project took 1-2 hours, so there’s time left if you’re looking for a handmade gift before Father’s Day. My neighbour was throwing away old wooden beams from…

Make money upcycling decor from charity shop finds

Want to make money upcycling decor from charity and thrift shop finds? From candlesticks to picture frames, here’s how to make them more valuable. Let’s start with the obvious thing. You aren’t becoming a millionaire by upcycling candlesticks any time soon. But they can be fun little projects in their own right, either to sell…

Wait until you see this cool industrial DIY IKEA mirror

IKEA is a great place to start for upcycling hacks. Here’s how to create a cool DIY IKEA mirror without the price tag. DIY IKEA mirror supplies As well as the transfer, I used 15 IKEA LOTS mirrors, wood trim, chalk paint, and wax. I also found a Z bar to securely attach the mirror…

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