The year 2020…

It’s not something I need to explain really, is it? The whole world experienced the same crazy year, albeit different experiences. I’ve heard a lot of awful and heart-breaking stories of other people’s experiences of 2020, but I am thankful that we managed to get through it! In fact, I’ll go as far to say […]

My Side Table Upcycle

You know I love a good upcycle project! Well, Ronseal got in touch with me about us working together for my last DIY project of 2020. A nice simple DIY to end this crazy crazy year!… I picked our little ‘under the stairs’ side table to upcycle and I am so glad I took the […]

My Painted Door

Link to instagram Video (IGTV) of me painting our door is at the end of this page… I am over the moon with how our front door has turned out. It’s the first change to our front porch and I cannot wait to make this entrance space to our home more ‘us’. The door was […]

My DIY Floral Wreath

Link to instagram Video (IGTV) of me creating this wreath is at the end of this page… This DIY project evolved from my decision to finally paint our front door in Frenchic Swanky Pants (That’ll be July’s DIY Project, so stay tuned). Our current wreath isn’t nearly as big as I wanted, so of course […]

My DIY Pink Footstool

Link to Instagram Video (IGTV) of me upholstering the ottoman is at the end of this page… This little footstool was originally my mom’s, she gave it to my grandad and my grandad gave it to me. Bless him My mom wants it back but it was filthy and didn’t match her interiors, so I’m […]

My Garden Rockery

Link to Instagram Video (IGTV) of my rockery is at the end of this page… I feel as though I am a official Quaranqueen- A woman taking this lockdown by the horns and achieving quite a bit 🙂 I honestly wasn’t even planning to refresh the rockery in the garden, but a late night impulsive […]

My DIY Floating Frames

Link to Instagram Video (IGTV) of me making the frames is at the end of this page… This DIY project came about when I was gifted some lovely prints from @elishomeaccesories. I knew I wanted them in the bathroom, but the question was, what colour frames did we want? As per usual I asked in […]

My DIY Tile Tray

link to Instagram Video (IGTV) of me making the tray is at the end of this page… Once I saw this amazing idea on Pinterest I knew I had to give it a try for one of my 2020 monthly DIY projects. This is FEBRUARY’S DIY Project- My tile tray I had quite a long tile to […]

My DIY Door Mat

Link to Instagram Video (IGTV) of me making the Door Mat is at the end of this page… Hey lovelies. If you’ve been following our Grizzle Abode instagram you’ll know that my plan is to do a DIY project for every month of 2020 This is JANUARY’S DIY Project- Our Grizzle Abode door mat. It […]

My Pink Ottoman Upholstery Project

Link to Instagram Video (IGTV) of me upholstering the ottoman is at the end of this page… I am so happy to finally publish this post, it’s been a long time coming. Back in June (2019) we helped Mr G’s brother and our sister-in-law move house and I came across a worn down ottoman that […]