On the look out for alternatives to chocolate this Easter? Look no further than my no chocolate round up with items to suit all budgets, and it isn’t for kids!
I haven’t done a Thrifty Thursday for a while now, purely because I haven’t had the time to do this projects I have laying around waiting to be finished. but whilst tidying up this morning I noticed a whole string was missing from my wooden bearded curtain *shakes fist at the dog*
Well after spending some time online trying to find a replacement i realised I could fix it myself and make it unique. A few of the bamboo beads where missing on other strings also so this is what I did..
I took a rogue ball of wool that I knew there wasn’t enough to make anything else with and plated it into the string that holds all the beads together, filling the gaps as I went. I really love how its turned out, the natural colours compliment the bamboo and it has a very bohemian look about it, what do you think?
With the spare wool I added some strings to a paper shade that I had laying around, I have seen this look on Pinterest a few times and always loved it, you can’t really see from the photo but because the space is so vast above the stairs it gives a feeling of the space being filled which makes the space feel more ‘cosy’..
Very simple, not time consuming crafts that don’t cost a penny that anyone can do!
What do you have laying around you could bring back to life?
I’m a little partial to shelves. There’s something satisfying to seeing your well loved possessions sitting comfortably in a space you have created just for them and it no longer becomes clutter but a cute display.
Living in a modern home there is very little floor space for cabinets and free standing furniture and often the spaces you are left with are odd shapes, well this is where Shelf Store really stands out from the crowd.
Instead of just buying all that flat pack shelving you can literally tailor make something to fit into the space you have. Now for me this is a big deal. They also don’t have to be floor standing, you can make wall hanging shelves to suit as well. They have literally thought of everything from height and width of each to shelf as well as depth.
Their website is crammed with info, sizing guides, free brochures and samples, and a very interesting design wizard so you can plan out the shelving you require and get an off the cuff quote for what you need. For a little more about how the process works stop by and check them out online.
Of course there is pre built shelving to for those that aren’t space strapped or when something ‘ off the peg’ will work. Not everyone has a small library spread around the house in every spare space or box files stacking up on the kitchen table crying out for a home of their own.
Go on give the design wizard a go, you may just find you NEED that tailor built library after all!!