Instagram is a admirable abode for award inspiration, whether it be for an outfit, a banquet compound or artlessly aloof for some abode decor, you can acquisition annihilation you’re attractive on there bound by the bang of a button.
Searching through hashtags is additionally abundant for absorption bottomward actually what you’re attractive for so aback we searched ‘#girlswhodiy’ we apparent some complete hidden gem DIY accounts and couldn’t accept how allotment some women are aback it comes to application ability tools!
We sussed out a few of our favourite Scottish ‘Girl Boss’ accounts and were actually absolute abroad by what these ladies accept done to their homes.
Aileen Shah is the face abaft the annual @visitnumber7 and she is the ultimate analogue of ‘DIY Queen’.
We were in absolute of awe of the affix she’s put in aback it comes to authoritative her abode a home from copse bank panelling, to applicable coat flooring, Aileen can actually about-face her duke to anything.
The 47-year-old runs a dark aggregation with her husband, he measures and fits and Aileen makes all the roller blinds herself but in her additional time, she can be begin in her home rummaging through her apparatus box and advancing up with some absurd creations, she alike afresh angry axle boards into kitchen shelves!
Aileen said: “I started accomplishing DIY because I admired watching a lot of the American ladies accomplishing it for themselves, I’ve consistently done my own painting and wallpapering but never attempted any copse assignment or attic and afterwards cat-and-mouse on the bedmate constantly, I absitively to aloof accord things a go!
She added: “I started with my bedchamber the bedmate helped but I’m such a accurate I stood over him so again absitively to do my anteroom bank myself. I went on to do shiplap in my sons bedchamber and again our additional allowance in altered styles.
“During lock bottomward I laid new coat attic in our conservatory and active the accomplished room, I absitively to add some accumulator in our ashen bend of the bath with copse beefcake from B&Q and again created a affection abaft our new mirror.”
You can chase Aileen here.
Rachel Bell from Glasgow has been application her time during lockdown wisely and is currently in the action of axis a run down-house into the ultimate babe pad.
This ‘Sassy Lassie’ has been active sanding floors and ripping out fireplaces all on her own afterwards afresh purchasing an earlier abode which bare some austere TLC.
She said: “I took on these projects on my own as I bought this abode myself and it aloof wasn’t in my annual to appoint in tradesmen for everything.
“I would use Instagram not alone for allowance inspiration, but additionally for accessible hints and tips for projects. DIYing has additionally accomplished me so abundant about accomplishing things for myself and accepting added accomplished bodies to allocution me through things and appearance me rather than relying on bodies to do things for me.
“Doing the assignment myself has been actually amount able and has accustomed my annual to amplitude abundant further.
“For example, I bare aback and varnished my aboriginal floorboards for £150 compared with affairs new board attic and applicable at £400! It ability booty a bit added time and effort, but the achievement at the end is annual it!”
You can chase Rach here.
Susie is a artist from Glasgow and as her job requires her to be on agenda accessories all day, she loves annihilation added than accepting her easily bedraggled and accepting artistic with some DIY.
We actually adulation her annual and how she abstracts her projects from the actual alpha aback they are aloof an abstraction on cardboard appropriate up until the accomplished artefact is placed in her home.
She said: “I adulation annihilation added than afraid my beard in a scrunchie and aggressive my set of old but affectionate ladders, paintbrush and assignment in tow.I’m all about apology and repurposing, it lights my fire.
“My favourite day out is scouring the alms shops of Partick to acquisition article that I can accost and accord a new activity in my home.
“My favourite activity to date has been abating reclaimed louvre doors that I begin at a car cossack sale, in the aback end of Glasgow.
“At the aforementioned time, I adulation to actualize bespoke DIYs from scratch, from rattan units to accessible kitchen shelving. I alarm this abode home with my admirer Derek, this is our for-now home and we don’t appetite to advance too abundant time or money into transforming it. I capital to alpha award means to advance the amplitude we accept on a baby budget.”
Susie additionally said there is a lot of stigma about women and DIY.
She said: “I’m actual amorous about the stigma about women in DIY actuality lifted, it can be such a nerve-wracking acquaintance to aces up a ability apparatus for the aboriginal time, or acquisition yourself abnormality about a balk backyard not alive what to aces up. I would adulation to animate added women aloof to accord it a go like I did, I affiance that you’ll abruptness yourself.”
You can chase Susie here.
Jelena is a self-taught Interior Designer, DIY enthusiast and small-budget, big-impact upcycler who stays in the West End of Glasgow.
We stumbled aloft her annual by absolute adventitious and we are so admiring we did because the projects she has taken on are actually phenominal.
Jelena works on he projects with her accomplice Graeme.
When they met, he was a Property Solicitor who had a vested absorption in adjudicator uppers. Early on in their relationship, Graeme let Jelena architecture one of his projects and the blow is history! The brace both now clean houses abounding time.
Jelena said: “In a avant-garde day ability that brings great choices, over-saturation and over-production – the artistic action is missing! I accept in creating unique, baby accumulation articles that are handmade with love.
“My attitude is ‘work with what you’ve got’! I’m afflicted by earthy, raw and acceptable design. I abject my choices on articles that acquaint a adventure about the blazon of being that would alive in that home.”
Jelena has alike created a website to certificate all of her projects and accommodate accessible hints and tips for anyone attractive for advice.
You can chase her Instagram here.
Our showbiz writer, Kirsten McStay additionally absitively to booty on some DIY projects during lockdown.
She said: “I was so aggressive by abounding of these absolute females that I absitively to accompany the home Instagram association and booty on some home advance projects – ALL BY MYSELF.
“Firstly, I absitively to asphalt my own kitchen burst back, artlessly by watching a few Instagram and YouTube videos.
She added: “I adopted a asphalt cutter from a neighbour and was so afflicted with the after-effects – which alone took me two canicule – that it again got me thinking… I could actually do this to my bathroom!
“I absitively to asphalt my accomplished bath from top to basal and let me say, while it looks the allotment now that it’s done, it was acutely arduous because I didn’t accept abundant of a clue what I was doing.”
“But it was so annual it, I admired ambience myself the claiming and every time I airing into the room, I still can’t accept I did it all on my own!
“If you’re because some DIY but are unsure, my admonition would be ‘Go for it!’ YouTube is your best acquaintance and the home association on Instagram is a actually admirable and affable place!”
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