Hey there and welcome to Chasing Spring, an Australian lifestyle blog about all things DIY, interior styling and ‘the home’.

This is a place for creative and inspired women to come for advice, inspiration and guidance on their journey to creating their sanctuary at home.


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Lego storage table ikea hack

DIY Lego Storage Table… Ikea hack

I saw a meme recently that went something like this… There are 3 levels of pain… Mild pain Excruciating pain Stepped-on- Lego pain If you have a Lego loving son or…

The big reveal of my Big Boy's Bedroom Makeover, featuring some amazing small biz products, and several easy peasy DIY projects for you to try.

Big Boy Bedroom Makeover… Part III. The Reveal

Woohoo!  It’s done!  My big boy officially has a Big Boy Room!  It’s been a long journey from the initial planning stages, through to all the hard work of painting,…

Kid's bedroom makeover

Big Boy Bedroom Makeover…Part II. The Action

As you may know from my last post, I’ve embarked on transforming Nate’s room into a ‘Big Boy Bedroom’ for his 5th birthday.  WOW!  What a job it is!  The…

Plan a kid's bedroom makover

Big Boy Bedroom Makeover… Part I. The Plan

My son Nate recently turned 5!   I can’t quite believe this little human who made me a mum is now a big school boy!  While all the birthday biz was…

Transform a plain Ikea stool into a unique farmhouse inspired piece using Old World Chalk Paint and some simple techniques to age and distress timber

Transforming furniture with Old World Chalk Paint… a review

Painting your furniture (old or new) is a great way to give a whole new look to your space without blowing the budget.   While there are plenty of paints on…

Propagating your favourite herbs such as basil and mint is quick and easy with these simple steps.

Propagating Herbs from Cuttings (because… Free plants!)

Fresh herbs are so great to have in the garden, but I also love having some growing on my kitchen counter.  Yumminess right at my fingertips!  Not to mention, they look…

Kitchen styling is all about finding a balance between style and function. Follow these 3 tips to de-clutter, bring life and get practical in your dream kitchen

3 ridiculously simple (and cheap) ways to style your kitchen

If you are a busy mum (like me), I’m going to guess your kitchen counter is ‘styled’ with appliances, a stack of dirty dishes, keys, phones, last week’s mail, homework…

free printable meal planner

FREE meal planner printable… and why you should totally use one!

Before I had kids, if you tried to convince me to sit down and write a weekly meal planner, I would’ve  laughed in your face….  “Seriously?  Just cook whatever you…

Replace handles

How to replace furniture handles in 3 easy steps

I recently replaced the  wooden handles on our tallboy with antique style cup pulls, and the difference is just amazing!  We purchased a new bedroom suite around 18 months ago. …

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Are you a blog addict? Get Bloglovin’

Are you a blog addict?? If you’re reading this – yes you probably are…. and you seriously NEED to check out Bloglovin‘! It’s an easy way to keep track of…