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…

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…

Be more sustainable.... 8 achievable and actionable steps you can take today to improve your sustainability.

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…

Replacing the hardware on your furniture can completely change the feel of a piece, and it's a super simple and inexpensive DIY project you can do today!

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. …

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…

Step by step instructions on how to propagate succulents from cuttings. Succulents are cute, indestructible and propagating them is super easy.

Propagating Succulents… Plants for FREE!

I LOVE succulents!  Not only do they look super cute, they are almost indestructible!  I have a couple hiding around the back of our shed, which have been sitting, neglected…

Breastfeeding Bars – boost your ‘milk-making super powers’!

As a breastfeeding mumma, one of my favourite snacks at the moment are my ‘Breastfeeding Bars’… museli bars made with ‘magic ingredients’ guaranteed to boost your ‘milk-making super powers’! If…