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DIY: turning sea glass into jewellery
Ilka Denker
Love foraging shells, sea glass or stones on the beach, but don’t know what to do with them? Why not turn them into jewellery, writes Ilka Denker.
7 March 2022 Craft
DIY: five women to follow to get you inspired
As we get set to mark International Women’s Day (IWD) on 8 March, Ilka Denker rounds up some women in the internet sphere who DIY. Let’s celebrate them and get inspired by their craft.
7 February 2022 Craft
DIY: here’s how to get inspired to upcycle
Ilka Denker chats with Stephen Hynes about his love of upcycling, some industrial lamps he has built and general advice he has for anyone interested in reclaiming materials.
DIY: how to convert a picture frame into an eco-friendly notice board
Avid to-do list writer, but annoyed by all the papers lying around or looking for a more sustainable way to make your lists? Ilka Denker shows you how to upcycle a picture frame into a notice board.
17 January 2022 Craft
Cork-based designer wants us to stop throwing older furnishings away
Janine Kennedy speaks with Cork-based furniture designer Geraldine Noonan about her work, inspiration and the joy bringing older furnishings back to life can bring
1 September 2021 Features
Groundcare: garden upcycling 101
The story of Fiona Ferguson's micro flower farm has been followed with love by many across social media over the last few years. Now she lets us in on some of her top garden upcycling tips and tricks.
10 March 2021 Gardening
“It’s so important to be in a home that you love"
Every Monday, Maria Moynihan catches up with one of our favourite Irish Country Living cover stars. This week, it's furniture upcycling artist, Joanne Condon
27 July 2020 Features
DIY with Joanne Condon: whitewashing a pine table
In the final part of our upcycling series, Joanne Condon of Kyle Lane shows us how to white-wash a pine table
26 June 2019 Features
Upcycling with Joanne Condon of Kyle Lane
In a new DIY series, upcycler extraordinaire Joanne Condon of Kyle Lane shows us how to give old pieces of farmhouse furniture a new lease of life, writes Maria Moynihan
5 June 2019 Features
Upcycle pots for succulents and cacti with Joanne Condon's top tips
Joanne Condon of Kyle Lane shares some simple upcycling projects to give your home a new lease of life.
27 July 2016 Features
Create this farm-inspired blackboard wardrobe with Joanne Condon's top tips
In a new DIY series, Joanne Condon of Kyle Lane shares some simple upcycling projects to give your home a new lease of life.
13 July 2016 Features
Bringing old furniture back to life
Aisling Hussey meets a filmmaker and community involved in the restoration of old farm furniture.
23 September 2015 Living Life