DIY leaf bowl, Autumn craft idea

DIY leaf trinket dish 

I took some inspiration from nature and decided to use the falling leaves in my garden for a DIY project. Using some air drying clay, I made my very own leaf trinket dishes. I got my inspiration from a trinket dish I got in Heatons last year. I loved it but I couldn't find anymore in the shop so I decided to make my own leaf trinket dish instead. This is a really fun Autumn afternoon DIY. The only time-consuming part of this DIY is allowing time for the clay to dry. You can get really creative and use different size leaves and different coloured paints to make a trinket dish to suit your own personal style. I also have a Youtube video showing you how I made these and I will link it here for you to enjoy.


My tips for buying the perfect sofa with DFS

How to buy a sofa

*This is a sponsored collaboration with DFS

Buying a sofa is one of the biggest purchases you will make for your home. It is also one of the more expensive pieces of furniture you will buy. It can be a bit of a minefield when it comes to choosing the perfect sofa to fit your space and lifestyle. I have teamed up with DFS for today's post as I am upgrading my old second-hand sofas and getting some new sofas that will better suit my living room space. As I have never purchased a sofa before I didn't know where to start. I also didn't want to make an expensive mistake as I know some people can get the measurements wrong. As you guys know I am a huge fan of upcycling furniture for my home. I have a set of second-hand couches in my living room for the past five years. I want to upgrade them as they are too large for my living room. I want to get new sofas that will better fit my space. So, the lovely Lisa, a sofa expert in the DFS store in Blanchardstown kindly let me pick her brains and answered all my sofa buying questions. Below I have some tips for picking the perfect sofa, so whether you are a sofa buying newbie or you want to upgrade then I hope you will find these tips useful.


Solo travelling in Lisbon

Where I stayed and where I explored 

I  got home in the early hours of yesterday morning and I wanted to share with you solo travel experience of the charming city of Lisbon. In this post, I am going to share all of the pretty places that I explored. If you are a fellow solo travelling female and looking for a fun city to explore than I recommend this city. I thankfully had no issues and I found the local people really friendly and polite. I found the public transport easy to navigate around and I found some amazing places to explore. I also have put together a Vlog if you want to check it out and you can see the beautiful city of Lisbon for yourself. 

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