3 DIY Inspirations for building a wooden standing desk

May 28, 2020

A ‘desk job’ no longer means you have to sit while you work. Many people are choosing a standing desk for their workspace to improve productivity and mood, while potentially cutting down on obesity, back pain and other health issues. So, are you considering joining the standing revolution? With these nifty DIY tips, and the best DIY products – you’ll be taking a stand in no time. Read on to see how Bondall can help you build your very own wooden standing desk with these three design inspirations.

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Fabric Door Renovation and Makeover

May 21, 2020

DIY specialist and professional furniture expert Natasha Dickens from Little Red Industries returns with another fab DIY project to breathe new life into your home interiors – this time bringing us a simple fabric door reno.  Transforming an everyday, functional part of your home into a showcase for art and pattern is a great way to brighten up a space and give an average bedroom entry a point of interest. This project is fun and very simple. It uses fabric and a new sealing technique I designed with Bondall’s Monocel Water-based Varnish – a bit similar to the retro concept of decoupage with that classic formula called Mod Podge. 

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7 Floating Shelves That Will Inspire You to Make Your Own

April 10, 2020

Floating shelves are not the work of the wizarding world – they’re popular storage solutions for your home. Working well in minimalist designs, these shelves create clean lines for contemporary living. Read on for attractive floating shelves ideas that will inspire you to make your own.  

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Bathroom Makeover Challenge Part 5: Make a Unique Timber Curtain Rail

March 20, 2020

DIY specialist and professional renovator Natasha Dickins from Little Red Industries is back with part five in her Bathroom Makeover Challenge. Read on to discover how she updated the outdated shower screen.

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Choosing (or even making) a Dining Table you’ll love forever

March 10, 2020

Great food is enjoyed at dining tables, many conversations, laughs and memories are to be had sitting at them – A dining table is the hidden gem of the home. That’s why you should choose (or even make) a dining table that you’ll love and will serve you, forevermore. How can you choose (or make) a dining table that will evolve with your style throughout the ages? Read more to find out how. 

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Bathroom Makeover Challenge Part 4: Install a Recessed Shelf

February 20, 2020

Returning with the fourth part of her Bathroom Makeover Challenge is DIY expert and professional furniture maker Natasha Dickens of Little Red Industries. In this post, Natasha takes us through how to install a functional and stylish recessed shelf.

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Kitchen Ideas That Will Shake Things up for Summer

February 10, 2020

Your outdoor entertaining area and barbeque isn’t the only area getting busy in the summer. Where are all the crockery and utensils stored? The cold drinks and delicious sides being prepared? The kitchen, that’s where! If you think your kitchen isn’t quite prepared for the upcoming silly season, here’s some fresh and funky, yet simple kitchen ideas to shake it up this Summer. 

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Bathroom Makeover Challenge Part 3: Repurpose a Mirror

January 30, 2020

DIY specialist and professional furniture expert Natasha Dickens from Little Red Industries is back with part 3 of her Bathroom Makeover Challenge. Today she shares how to revamp your existing bathroom mirror with a touch of timber. The one element in a bathroom that doesn’t wear out or become dated is the mirror so there’s no reason it shouldn’t be reused. Adding a custom timber vanity table and changing the original aluminium frame of the mirror to timber adds a handcrafted element. It also helps the large mirror feel warmer and helps tie it into the rest of the refurb. Choose an adhesive that handles moisture, such as Bondall’s Bondcrete, which is also easy to work with and dries quickly and clear, and always seal new timber.

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Your Ultimate Guide to Timber Stains, Oils and Finishes

January 24, 2020

Timber is an architectural and aesthetic feature, popular in both home interior and exterior designs. Simply installing timber is not enough, though, as you’ll need to maintain its brilliance with the right timber care products. Read on for Bondall’s ultimate guide to timber stains, oils and finishes for your timber care.

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Bathroom Makeover Challenge Part 2: Building a Vanity

December 27, 2019

Natasha Dickens from Little Red Industries returns with her next DIY challenge, this time tackling a tired and outdated bathroom. Read on for part two of our bathroom makeover series, showing how Natasha gave this bathroom a full timber refresh, with a little help from Bondall’s products.

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