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Play it cool

Fridge

Give your fridge a brand-new look with special spray paint. Then decorate it to match the colours and décor in your kitchen

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Décor idea: Pattern-pleasure on a floor

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This project is time consuming, but the result makes it well worth the effort

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Do screen printing

Screen printing

We show you how to screen print your own fabric

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Transform a piano

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We used lace to decorate a piano that had already been painted white – this will definitely make heads turn!

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Décor idea: Perspex for your windows

Perspex window

This window dressing looks beautiful and provides privacy too. If you would like to use it in your kitchen or bathroom, seal the Perspex with clear silicone to keep out the moisture and to prevent the paper warping.

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Three-dimensional stencilled flowers

Stencilled walls

This project will take more time, but you’ll be rewarded with a unique wall decoration. You can also apply this technique to the area around a doorframe.

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Decoupage a bottle

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Spray paint a glass bottle and decoupage it with pretty pictures so that you can give it as a vase to someone.

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Brighten up your kitchen utensils

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Give your wooden utensils a fun makeover by adding a bit of colour to the handles.

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Print with lace

Print with lace

With this method you can cover everything from giftwrap to fabric and even a wall with a lace pattern.

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Give glass a frosted look

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Decorate your glasses with a pretty frosted design. it’s quick and easy to do, and you can remove it again.

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Dress up a floating shelf

Floating shelf

We bought an ordinary floating shelf and transformed it into an elegant French-style table with a little bit of clever paintwork.

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Kitchen cupboard

Kitchen-cupboard

Paint the doors of a locker with blackboard paint and write what is in each cabinet.

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Cheese board

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This cheese board also doubles as a menu board.

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Print with lace

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With this method you can cover everything from giftwrap to fabric and even a wall with a lace pattern.

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Fold your own boxes

Geskenkboksies

The design of these boxes is based on that of Chinese rice boxes. Make them the size and colour of your choice and use them to pack your products in.

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Cone-shaped tree

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Use the contemporary combination of geometric patterns and pastel colours with touches of silver for your decorations.

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Light bulb wreath

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This project is a good way to recycle old light bulbs.

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Decoupage your dream headboard

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Follow our step-by-step instructions to decoupage this beautiful headboard.

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Papier-mâché matryoshka

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Blow up balloons in different sizes to make the various sizes of dolls.

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Painted lace pattern for beautiful walls

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Create a soft, romantic look for your room by using lace to decorate your wall.

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Popcorn-filled shoes

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Perfect for your shoe-loving friend.

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Make a popcorn box

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Be adventurous and have some fun with a bit of paper.

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Creative ideas: Mirror plates

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Make mirrors from your vintage plates and group them together on a wall as a feature.

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Enamel jug

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We gave an old enamel jug a new look with wrapping paper.

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Gift idea: Bag of Bar-One biscuits

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This bag of Bar-One biscuits is perfect as a house warming.

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Picture frames

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Use leftover pieces of wood, paper and plastic to make attractive new things out of tired, old ones.

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Make a doll house for your little girl

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Every little girl dreams of owning a doll’s house. This one is easy to make and quick to assemble.