GIVE YOUR OLD MIRROR A NEW LIFE

Do you happen to own a mirror that does not fit into you current décor but you keep it nevertheless. Well, before dumping it on the side of the road for the next council garbage pick-up, here are a few ideas on how you can give it another quite useful life, also known as my mantra:  re-use, re-cycle, re-purpose. Bur first, let me clarify, we are not talking a bout a mirror of enormous proportions, we are talking about a medium size mirror that is easy to handle and that does not look too bad. My first idea is to use it as a base of the dining table’s centre piece. Gather all the glass...

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Away with wicks and stiks

Hi everyone, Today I would like to talk about objects that some of you might find strange and boring but I beg to differ.  They won’t cost you a cent, they are easy to be found and look great around your home.   I am talking about natural objects like tree branches, palm husks, willow sticks and the like.  Their phenomenal textural elements and boundless versatility are renowned amongst interior stylists, event decorators and store visual merchandisers. The palm tree husks, for example, look great in an oversized vase or a glass bottle (these husks are quite heavy and long) which you can then place on a dinner or side table to create a dramatic...

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DIY – How to jazz up a plain glass vase

Hi all, Apologies for taking too long to write this last post but I simply couldn’t find a time. In this DIY Project #3 I want to share with you my trick on how to jazz up a simple glass vase employing the same principle, I call triple R  –  ”Recycle, Reuse, Repurpose“.  I used an old glass vase left on a grass strip outside our building and  waiting to be collected by the garbage truck; as well as a piece of wrapping paper I saved from a bunch of flowers given to me by my loving husband.  You can also use a piece of fabric, I suggest plain to avoid the clash with the flowers,  or even a burlap for  more...

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