In an effort to distract herself from anxiety, this mother-of-two turned her drab home into an Instagram dream home, including an upgraded PINK oven.
Mother Charlie Hawley, 34, from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, says she has had a taste for furniture as long as she can remember.
As a young girl, Charlie used to create mood boards and sketch floor plans for what she wanted her bedroom to look like.
When Charlie and her husband, Kyle, 40, purchased their three-bedroom townhouse in 2016, Charlie was finally given the chance to let her creative talents flourish.
Since buying the £355,000 property, Charlie has stamped his stamp on every room using splashes of color whether it’s on the walls or across different pieces of furniture.
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After being inspired by murals she had seen on Pinterest, she decided to turn the white wall in her kitchen into a beautiful feature wall.
Using black paint she bought for £13 in the form of a private-brand B&Q experimental vase and broom, Charlie hand-painted her design – seven hours later, and the now infamous look now completed.
Charlie, who has suffered from anxiety in the past, says that getting stuck on decorating and upgrading projects is a great way to focus her mind.
When the UK was closed for the first time in 2020, Charlie was inspired more than ever to make the family home a happy place for her husband and two young sons since they were banned. limited in space due to limitations.
Over the past year, Charlie has created an incredible, garden-worthy outdoor bar space in her back garden by fixing a shelf to the outside utility room wall, a project that cost just 45 minutes. .52 pounds.
Charlie used pre-cut MDF and three L-shaped stands (£24), leftover paint from another project, pencils from Amazon (£6.90), glue (£9.49) and color changing strip lights from Amazon for bar finishing.
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