The weather has been unusually amazing the last few days!
The clocks have changed and it’s officially spring, I love sunshine and it just lifts everyone’s mood.
I made the most of the sunshine and have a few pictures of things iv upcycled in the garden.
This little deck chair was sadly heading for the skip but I saw the potential!
I used a small tin of ronseal garden paint im the shade “sapling green”.
Keep an eye out for anyone throwing out old furniture as a lot can be salvaged and you’ll save a fortune.
Last year I painted my shade with Cuprinol stain in the shade “cherry blossom”.
I picked up the wooden bunting in dunnes stores for €10 and it is two metres long.
My garden is really simple, I have no fancy decking or fancy plants so I brighten it up with fun furniture.
This garden bench is for the front of my garden and it sits under my window.
I got this last year in the autumn sales for €45, I don’t have a before pic but it was dark green and wood.
I painted the sides in autentico “frozen fountain” and then sprayed the wood in an ivory shade with cheap spray paint.
I put a little french stencil on it to.
My sewing class,
My class was not on over easter so I practising making some cushions and some little hearts.
I picked up this fabric in hickeys, I just love the colours in it.
I used it to upholster the chair and then used some for a cushion also.
Im learning to make bunting and stuffed hearts in my next class and was too eager so I watched some YouTube videos and made this little stuffed heart.
I’m still practising a few designs for the box frames before I start to sell them.
Let me know what you think?
Hope your all enjoying the sun and not stuck in work for too long xx
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