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November 8th marks the beginning of National Recycling Week in Australia. Re-using things, either in their original form, or re-purposed into something else that's useful is the mission of many furniture painters. We call it 'up-cycling', and you can find out why you should think about up-cycling too in our special collaboration blog.

In this blog we celebrate the colour that Mother Nature has chosen to tell us all is right in the world - green. 

I share my top 5 tips for utilising green in your home decor, whether you just want a little, or a complete 'green-out'!

If you've been thinking that you'd like to tackle painting some of your furniture to give your interiors a fresh, updated look, then this is the perfect blog for you! Let me walk you through the 3 steps for success using our Vintage Bird mineral Furniture Paint - even if you're a beginner with no previous experience! 


In Part II of our ‚ÄúStyling Your Home‚ÄĚ Series, we look at the five elements of design that you can adapt in any space, and how it will change the way you look at a room forever!
Unleash your inner styling Goddess! In our new series, this first instalment is all about developing your sense of style, and finding some practical tools to help with the process. You will be a styling diva before you know it!

As Mother's Day approaches, let's support each other to celebrate the wins - everyday, but just as importantly, learn how to celebrate ourselves.

Self Care is a skill - something we need to learn.

Bird on the Hill has combined with Swik Home+Body this Mother's Day to help you with a little self care and pampering.

Think you can't pull off a lovely, calming white themed space in your home? 

Think again! With our easy care Vintage Bird Furniture Paint, and a few hacks tried and tested by some of Queens of white interiors, you can create your own little piece of light and airy heaven at home. 

 It’s time to create and make some easy projects to help change up your home decor.

Have you used the Re-Design range of DIY decor products yet? They are super easy, create gorgeous effects, are definitely budget friendly and we have a huge range available at Bird on the Hill.  Let’s get creative!


Good quality brushes for your furniture painting hobby (or obsession!) are important to the look of your finished product. Here are the top tips from Bird on the Hill on how to best care for your investment. 

It's super easy to achieve that gorgeous, time worn and chippy look you've seen and admired on vintage styled furniture. All you need is a little beeswax paste and some Vintage Bird Milk Paint...

Love the look of milk painted furniture and decor, and absolutely love our new colour collection, but not sure how to use milk paint?

Check out this DIY blog where our Vintage Bird Milk Paint creator, Corrina, talks you through her best tips when mixing powdered milk paint (the best kind!)

Everything you need to know to whip up a batch of our beautiful paint and get creating!

As far as FAQ's go, "how much paint do I need?" rates up there with the most frequently asked...

We have four different sizes in our mineral Furniture Paint range, so we want to make sure you buy the right size. Here’s a blog that walks you though the process you can use to decide which size is best for your planned project.