Posts tagged black and white
I DESIGNED MY OWN KITCHEN ROLLER BLIND

Our kitchen is such a state. It actually pains me when I go in there. It pains me even more to cook in there. As you can see in this earlier blog post, we did do a little bit of updating when we moved in, but more of a 'let's just make it liveable enough that I don't have a breakdown every time I enter the room' rather than 'WOW HERE'S OUR SHINY NEW KITCHEN'. It was so bad that we didn't even have a blind up in there. All my little 5.30am half-asleep half-naked wonders to go and get Marley milk were clearly being experienced by the people in the flats opposite too. Oops! So when Apollo Blinds got in touch recently and asked if I fancied designing my own blind to be printed using their high spec digital technology, I think the answer was a resounding yes. 

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DIY BLACK AND WHITE ABSTRACT ART (IN THE STYLE OF FRANZ KLINE)

I'm utterly obsessed with Franz Kline. There is something about his work that's so effortless and raw. Not to mention that the black and white palette and abstract style seems to be more in fashion now than ever. I've often thought about creating my own take on a Kline piece for my home but was always a bit scared to do it incase it went wrong! This afternoon, while playing around with my daughter and some cheap poster paints, I struck gold. Here's how you can achieve the same for just a few pounds!

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