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Kate Hollingsworth
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A little while ago I shared our son’s bedroom refresh and one of the super easy updates I made was to install a wall lamp. I’m using the word install rather loosely here. I simply screwed it to the wall. The lamp in the photo above is a wall lamp which is…
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I love it when people ask me if I can make them something that I’ve never made before. I hardly ever think I can’t make that. Instead, I think how can I make that? Case in point: my friend Beth asked if I could make her a cork board. I’ve never made a…
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We all know people who hold onto their 4-sizes-too-small skinny jeans and think I might fit into these one day. Well, clothes aren’t my problem. Wood is my problem. I might need that piece of wood one day. So when my mum asked if I’d like the timber from…
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I’ve been doing a little room refresh for our son. My sister generously gave us some bedroom furniture recently and that’s what inspired this bedroom update. Admittedly, there was a part of my brain that said “seriously … didn’t I ONLY JUST FINISH doing…
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Yes, the title of this post is a mouthful. No, if you don’t have a broken HEMNES shoe cabinet, you don’t have to keep reading. Yes, if you do have a broken HEMNES shoe cabinet and I enlighten you with how to fix it, you do have to shower me with gifts.…
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I’ve started taking on client jobs this year (which by the way is THE MOST EXCITING THING EVER) and a recent project of mine was at a house we’ll nickname The Cottage Garden. My mission was to improve accessibility to and from the back door. This was the…
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I’m in the middle of a room refresh for our son at the moment. I’ll share all the details in another post but today I just wanted to share this great little dresser makeover I completed. 😀 Here’s what I started with: Chunky, piney goodness. It was fine as…
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Five years ago, we built a pine retaining wall to solve the problem of our sloping backyard. It was relatively cheap, easy to build and has held up great over the years. However, as soon as it was built there was one glaringly obvious, heinous problem.…
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Our backyard deck is our own little oasis. It’s made from natural timber – a combination of jarrah and merbau planks, both of which we bought second hand. (Recycling + lower price = win win!) I feel timber decks have received a bad rap in recent years due…
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Transform a blank wall with these easy DIY extra long picture ledges.
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