Upscale your home the easy way
Have you heard of washi tape? It’s a decorative tape that sticks to pretty much any surface but is easy to peel off and doesn’t leave any residue. You can use
washi tape to decorate simple vases, update a plain cabinet or spruce up some old stools.
A chic home doesn’t need to be costly, we asked home stylist Hannah Read-Baldrey to show us how to create a
colour block candle from crayons – it’s so easy!
We’ve also got loads of ideas to
upcycle a Mason jar – it’s more than just a sweetie jar. Reuse your old wellies
Transform old wellies into quirky planters for the garden. Make a few holes in the soles for drainage, line the base with some stones, top with compost and flower seeds.
See more ways to reuse wellies Make a glitter glow jar
Watch this video to see how to make a magical outdoor lantern using an old jar that you would have otherwise thrown away.
Entertain the kids for free
You don’t have to buy mountains of toys to keep them out of your hair, there’s lots of fun to be had with recyclables.
Why not help them make this
bird feeder from an old juice carton? It will keep them busy for hours and they’ll learn a little about nature.
If the weather’s good get out in the garden and try one of these brilliant
garden projects for kids using whatever is left in the recycling box – and much of it is biodegradable too. Revamp your wardrobe
There is so much you can do with your old clothes to
give yourself a new look.
We asked celebrity stylist, Phill Tarling, to show us how to breathe new life into a well-worn shirt using old jewellery. It’s a super-easy sewing project that refreshes an unused piece for the new season ahead.
Update plain crockery
Give white mugs and plates a colourful uplift using nail varnish and water to create a pretty marble effect.
See how to make marble mugs
More Home & Garden ideas