Growing your own herbs is incredibly satisfying. Not only do they take up very little space, they take your cooking to new heights as you start experiment with different flavor profiles,
These books have been a great resource to me as a multi-disciplined creative and are my recommendations for the maker, artist, cook and creatives in your life.
Monsters Circus I love this Ikea hack! This delightful little house plant stand was put together using a bookshelf and the legs of an inexpensive Ikea Frösta stool. While the author sprayed it with a ombre finish I think it would look equally nice left raw or sprayed white. Detailed instructions on how to make […]
Matt Allison As I look back on my tenure here at Curbly as a staff writer and foodie I thought it might be an idea to look back into the archives and fish out some of my favourite soup recipes that I’ve shared over the years that are perfect for Fall weather. So herewith my […]
Home Story I love this contemporary take on a floating bookshelf. It’s hard to believe but the entire bookshelf is completely screwless! Simple timber studs and good old ‘no more nails’ is all you need.
Homemade Ginger It’s no surprise I’m a fan on Scandinavian minimalism. These geometric planters are a spin on the classic Finnish Himmeli, refashioned as planters. Best of all they are made from cheap supplies from the dollar store! Detailed instructions on creating your own can be found at the link below.
Cafe Craftea I collect wall art. Curated of course, artists aren’t hoarders, merely selective collectors. The problem is I’m forever changing my mind and swapping prints in and out. Framing can get expensive so enter this quick and easy DIY project: a simple magnetic frame that allows you to change out your favorite artwork! Follow […]
Matt Allison One of the things I enjoy about eggs is their amazing ability to hold things together. Frittas are a case in point, super easy to make, usually with left overs, set in whisked eggs. The perfect early dinner. To beef it up a bite I cooked it with bacon, hash & onions. A […]
Francois et Moi Thrift shops are full of old curious finds, junk to some, jewels to others. I love this project that combined this old plate and leather belt upcycled into a Scandinavian inspired teak & leather wall clock. Details at the link below.
Inspiration for a DIY copper tube pendant light.