Tagged: DIY

Kmart Cubby House Makeover

k-mart cubby house

Discover how to turn the $199 Kmart Cubby House into a playhouse palace fit for a princess (and prince). We inject a bit of Kiwi flavour into the Kmart Cubby House makeover craze.

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Bright and colourful bird feeders project

Bright and colourful bird feeders project

I got the inspiration for this great little family craft project from my school, where the kids were making something similar for wood-working. These bright and colourful bird feeders are cheap and easy to make, and lots of fun for the whole family.¬† Continue reading »

Kid’s Play Kitchen Using Upcycled Bedside Table

Resene kitchen

This has to be one of our most successful DIY projects we’ve made for our little one.¬†We made this kid’s play kitchen using an old bedside table drawer and gave it to her as a present. She just loves playing with her pretend kitchen, and now her little brother does too! Continue reading »

Upcycled beer crate toy box

upcycled beer crate toy box

I don’t know about you, but I’m constantly looking for ways to store all my children’s toys. Luckily for me my husband is a hobby beer brewer, and beer crates are great storage solutions. Find out about how to make an upcycled beer crate toy box. Continue reading »

Recycled bangle pencil holder

wooden bracelet pen holder

This recycled bangle pencil holder is a neat little project for your older kids to make. One that not only looks cool, but¬†is super-useful in keeping the study desk tidy, and¬†all those pens in one spot. Continue reading »

DIY cloud hair clip holder


I don’t know about you but we are always losing my daughters hair clips! So in a vain attempt to create some organisation I decided to make this cloud hair clip holder. Continue reading »

DIY Pallet Coffee Table with Planter Boxes

DIY-Pallet-Coffee-Table-with Planter Box

The humble pallet has to be the most forgiving, and most fun material to work with. I’ve always wanted a really raw, and rustic looking, pallet table in our lounge, which I’ve just finished. I thought I’d share with you my DIY pallet coffee table with planter box project.
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Under stairs kid’s study nook part 2 – Whiteboard desk and storage

Understairs kids study nook

In Part 1 of our under stairs kid’s study nook, we created a feature wall using magnetic paint. We also made some cool magnetic frames using washi tape. In Part 2 we upcycle an awesome old school desk, and create a storage space for all the art supplies.¬† Continue reading »

Under stairs kid’s study nook part 1 – Magnetic art display wall

Under stairs kids study nook Magnetic art display wall

Ever since we renovated our 80s bungalow, we’ve wondered what to do with the wasted floor space under our stairs. Finally, we decided to create an under the stairs study nook for our 2 kids.¬†This is part 1 of our under stairs kid’s study nook project.¬† Continue reading »

DIY blackboard cloud and electric blue lightening bolt

DIY blackboard cloud and lightening bolt

I’ve been meaning¬†to make a DIY blackboard cloud and lightening bolt for a kid’s room for months now. I¬†finally found the time to make this project happen. Continue reading »

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