Happy to share our Kitchen Make-Over Series Final Part : Before and After   It is time for me to update this post. This was previously published in October 2010. It took us 1 year to get where we want it to be.   I'll show you the before pictures that I previously posted and the Read More

Bathroom/Toilet Make-Over : Before and After

Hello Friends! Good day to you! I am so excited to share another Before and After. This time the victim is the common bathroom/toilet. I am so proud of the outcome. Here it is...Before pictures... The PROCESSI primed the wall first then painted it with white. When the paint was totally dry, I started  putting Read More

Re-upholstering our Dining Chairs

Hello Everyone!How  to re-upholster a (dining) chair is very easy and even more, if you have  the right tools but don't worry the basic tools will do  the trick.Things you need:1. fabric of your choiceIn this case since the chair pad has a lot of stains, I had to cover it with white fabric before Read More

Hi Everyone!Good day to you! As promised, I am going to show you today the before and after of our stove guard that I bought from Ikea Tampines.Before see  above stove guard. It  time to wash  after washing, let it dry before painting I spray painted it with Primer Gray of RJ London then Metallic Read More

Cheap way to update your Dresser

Hi everyone!Good day!My project for today is quite simple. I wanted to  update the look of our Ikea chest of 3 drawers because it just look too bare for  me. To give it a little facelift,  I installed  knobs that I bought yesterday  from Ikea Alexandra. Just putting a knob made a difference. You can Read More

Kitchen Make-Over Series Part V: Stove Top

Hi Everyone! Here is the before picture of our Stove top. It had a series of updating but this is not how I wanted it to look like. The gray part are aluminum paper and those stripes behind the stove are kitchen panels from Ikea. This is an eye sore in our kitchen and I Read More

How to Spray Paint a Chandelier

Hi Everyone!Here is another project of mine which has been sitting for quite awhile. This is one of the chandelier I bought from Craiglist.com for $10sgd.The process... wiping and brushing of all the dust cover the bulb socket Cover the area where you are going to do the spray painting.  Spray layer by layer.  This Read More

Kitchen Make-over Series Part II

Good day everyone!Yesterday, I was really  feeling lazy but after I bought the paint I cannot wait to paint  the kitchen wall.  It took me  3 hours to finished just one wall. It was worth all the labour.Before work in progress  - painting  the wall  with yellow ( i chose the odour-less paint, which is Read More

Kitchen Make-over Part 1

Good day Everyone! First of all, I would like to apologize to all my readers  for not posting here for quite a while. Life was kind of very busy. Since, I'll be spending most of  my time at home again  I would surely have something new for you to read. Now, let's get to my Read More

One way to make cheap picture frames

Hi everyone!Me and Hubby had discussed to make a photo gallery on one of our living room wall.Here's what I did:I bought  a plastic cardboard then cut to desired size. To make a border, I used electrical tape (black). It is easy to change the pictures every now and then. The end result. Thank you Read More

DIY Sunburst Wall Clock

Hi Everyone!I am so  addicted to sunburst design even our bedroom wall  clock has  no way escaping my addiction :DThings you need: wall clock  of your  choice, spray paint, chopsticks (by the way, I bought this at thriftstore for 1sgd) and  hot glue  gun Lay down the chopstick and mark the clock of their position. The Read More

DIY Black and White Stripes Monogram

Hi Everyone! I have been seeing so  many silhouette art in the blogosphere and I wanted to give it a try. The result is not so good to my liking.  Anyway, here it is... This is better displayed in a kids room than in the kitchen. So, I  have decided to repaint  it with black  and Read More

DIY Rubber Mats Headboard

Hi everyone!I am so excited to share this DIY headboard project. I  forgot to get a picture of the raw rubbermats. The colors of these rubbermats were yellow and green. There are 8 mats, 4 each color. So, to start I primed the rubbermats and painted all with white color after 24 hours. Let  it dry Read More

DIY Ikea Pendant Lamp turned to Table lamp

Hello Everyone!We have this Ikea pendant  lamp that has been put at the  very corner of  our living area.  Though we are using it occasionally as night light. It needed some updating, I thought.  Ikea pendant Lamp  I found these  wooden  circles at our nearest thrift store and suddenly a light  bulb on my  head appeared.  Read More

How to Re-upholster a Chair

Hi Friends, Here's my tutorial on how to  give some life to your dining chairs. Just by changing the covers you are giving your chairs a favor. Fortunately, I have a lace cream fabric that had been hiding inside the closet for a couple of months. Below are the before and after.  After As you can Read More

Newly Painted Chandelier

Hello there!I was dying to have a Victorian/French chandelier in our dining area and inside our master's bedroom. Thanks to craiglist.com, I found these lovely lovely chandelier for sale at 10sgd each. I want to  paint all of them with glossy  white finish to give it a modern look.I started painting the 5 bulb chandelier Read More

DIY Sunburst Inspired Mirror

Hi, Good day Friends!Here is another DIY project which i have been wanting to do - sunburst inspired mirror. For the sake of those who does not know what is a sunburst mirror, here are some pictures i got from the net. It is very fun to do. ifurn.com  JVB Furniture We have this Read More

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