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.


Get inspired & start creating your sanctuary today…

Otti Made handmade ceramic and sustainable hazelwood spoons

Chasing Spring Loves…Otti Made

Welcome to ‘Chasing Spring loves…’ a new series where I will be chatting with inspirational and talented women from across Australia.  Perhaps they’re rocking it in the small business world, or…

Revive old wooden furniture in 2 easy steps

How to revive old wooden furniture in 2 easy steps

It’s no secret that I love old furniture pieces that have that rustic farmhouse vibe… and if it has a story behind it, I love it even more.  I rescued…

Create a Lego torage table with this super simple 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…

Boys bedroom makeover with navy blue feature wall

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,…

gallery wall boys room

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…

boys room mood board

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…

Ikea stool Old world chalk paint

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 Herbs From Cuttings (Because… Free Plants!)

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…

Meal planning is a must if you are looking to save money, time, stress and waste! Grab your free printable meal planner here and start planning today!

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…