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DIY Drop-in Tiled Hearth

DIY Drop-in Tiled Hearth

July 9, 2021

DIY specialist and renovator Natasha Dickins from Little Red Industries shows how to tile a drop-in hearth to customise a fireplace with a bright, modern finish.

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How to Build a Banquette with Fluted Timber Detail

How to Build a Banquette with Fluted Timber Detail

July 4, 2021

DIY specialist and renovator Natasha Dickins from Little Red Industries shows how to flex your woodworking skills to install built-in seating with wow factor (and extra storage!).

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4 ways pots can give you that beautiful garden even if short on space | Bondall

4 ways pots can create a beautiful garden even in a small space

June 25, 2021

It doesn’t matter if you only have a small balcony or courtyard – with some good quality pots and the right plants you can have a beautiful garden display with limited space.

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5 ways to add interest to your outdoor space with pots and ornaments | Bondall

5 ways to add interest to your outdoor space with pots and ornaments

May 28, 2021

If you think adding some potted plants will make your garden look like your grandmother’s, you couldn’t be more wrong. There are many ways to add interest to your garden with some clever use of pots and ornaments.

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DIY Dowelled Soap Holder

May 9, 2021

DIY specialist and furniture maker Natasha Dickens from from Little Red Industries returns with a simple project made from Tasmanian oak dowel offcuts and sealed in Monocel Gold for protection against steam and moisture. I made this cute little soap holder to go with my DIY outdoor shower. But it could also be used in the bathroom, laundry or kitchen.

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Monocel outdoor chairs

Easy ways to freshen up your outdoor furniture with little effort

April 26, 2021

Although loved during the warmer months, our outdoor furniture can often look a bit tired throughout the rest of the year, after months of being outdoors and exposed to the harsh sun, wind and rain. Luckily, it is easy to freshen up your outdoor furniture before your next get-together – and it doesn’t take much effort or expense.

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Pro Tips to Clean and Preserve Your Paint Tools

Pro Tips to Clean and Preserve Your Paint Tools

March 9, 2021

They say a tradesman is only as good as his (or her) tools, and when it comes to painting, there is no exception. Although more expensive in the initial outlay, good quality paint brushes and rollers can not only save money in the long run (even the cost of cheap paint brushes adds up when you need to buy new ones each and every time you start a new painting project) but they can also save time and frustration during the job. If you have ever had to carefully pick out stray paintbrush bristles from your freshly-painted wall, you will understand only too well!

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Amazing DIY Woodwork Projects for Beginners

Amazing DIY Woodwork Projects for Beginners

February 9, 2021

There is nothing like the satisfaction of tackling a DIY home project – and there is so much that you can do with timber pieces. Try some woodwork projects – and there is plenty you can do if you don’t want to get on the complicated tools.

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7 Amazing Storage Ideas You Need To Try

7 Amazing Storage Ideas You Need To Try

January 15, 2021

If you’ve ever been to IKEA, you know that innovative storage solutions can turn even the tiniest room into a brilliantly organised space without compromising on aesthetics.  As a passionate DIY-er, you’re probably always on the lookout for new ideas to improve your home and nudge comfort up a little.  We’ve gathered some inspo for your future projects! Here are 7 amazing storage ideas you need to try! 

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Simple DIY Planter Base

Simple DIY Planter Base

January 1, 2021

DIY specialist and professional furniture maker Natasha Dickins from Little Red Industries shows you how to make a designer timber base to suit a rectangle-shaped planter box. 

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