Posts Tagged ‘diy’

THE ULTIMATE DIY PAINTING GUIDE

Are you looking to give your walls a freshen up or a full colour makeover? Spring is the perfect season to do so, the days a longer, the weather is great and who doesn’t want to spend their free weekends DIY’ing. If you have some home improvements and painting on the cards, here is your guide to applying the perfect coat that will endure the test of time. PAINTING PREP Cover all surfaces – Lay down drop sheets to protect your carpets and floorboards from paint splatters and dust. Patch it up – Inspect all walls, doors and window frames for any discrepancies. Fill any holes, gaps around windows, faulty doors, and damaged skirting boards before you commence painting. You should be able to complete all these fixes without calling… Read More »

EASTER DIY TREATS AND CRAFTS

School holidays are about to kick off this Friday which means two things. 1. Easter is almost here and 2. You will need to keep the kids entertained so they don’t go stir crazy! Lucky for you we have compiled a list of our favourite DIY Easter treats and crafts that will keep them busy for hours and get them excited for the Easter bunny to visit.   1.DIY BUNNY EARS (via MarthaStewart.com) Makes: 1 set of ears What you need: Headband 8 x 16 inch piece of felt in a colour of your choice 6 x 6 inch piece of white felt Scissors Hot glue gun and glue sticks Any other accessories to jazz up your bunny ears e.g. pom poms, glitter, sequins and ribbon   Method: Measure the… Read More »