Thrifty woman creates Mrs Hinch-inspired grey brick feature wall for FREE using wallpaper samples

IF money were no object, we'd have a different feature wall in every room in our homes – but splashing out on different paints and wallpapers can get very expensive, very quickly.

That said, one savvy woman has revealed how she created a Mrs Hinch-inspired grey brick for FREE – and we can't believe we never thought of it before.

Posting on the Facebook group Ladies Budget DIY, the woman explained how she put different grey Homebase wallpaper samples to good use.

She wrote: "Cut out brick shapes from many samples of silvery grey coloured wallpaper from Homebase and used some left over wallpaper paste I had."

Choosing an area above her kitchen counter, the woman then stuck the rectangular pieces of wallpaper in neat rows running down the wall – and it looks as it could have been tiled.

"Honestly super proud of how it has turned out," she wrote. "Will add a large round bevelled edge frameless mirror to it soon."

Unsurprisingly, the feature wall was a hit with other members in the group.

One replied: "That's fab! What a great idea."

"That's freaking insane," another gushed. "Love love LOVE it!!!!"

A third wrote: "Amazing, you must have lots of patience!"

Vote for your Fabulous Mum of the Year and WIN

Do you know a mum who deserves some extra recognition? We want to pay homage to the best mums in Britain.

During the pandemic they’ve been busy juggling childcare, homeschooling and work, with the added stress of worrying about the health of elderly relatives and vulnerable friends. 

It’s never been a harder time to be a mum, so this year it’s even more important to honour the amazing women in our lives. 

Nominate her for our Fabulous Mum Of The Year Award and she could win an overnight stay for two at a Champneys spa of her choice complete with a Gold package, which includes four relaxing treatments for the ultimate pampering experience.

Two runners-up will Champneys goodie bag worth £50 plus a £100 M&S voucher and £200 Nutmeg at Morrisons voucher, and all three mums will enjoy a makeover with our glam squad before taking part in a photo shoot for the magazine.  

And you could win a £100 Tu at Sainsbury’s voucher, £200 Florence & Fred at Tesco voucher or £250 to spend at Primark just for entering.

If you want to nominate a mum then fill in the form here.   

To enter, upload a photograph of the mum you are nominating and explain why they deserve to win. 

The deadline for entries is Sunday February 14 and one winner and two runners-up will be announced on Sunday March 14. Good luck – we can’t wait to hear from you!

For more amazing home transformations, this thrifty couple transformed their drab kitchen in lockdown using £10 B&Q adhesive.

And this DIY fan gave kitchen a luxe makeover by covering grotty tiles with £10 B&Q wood stickers.

Plus this woman who couldn’t afford £700 sideboard revamped a £40 Facebook Marketplace unit & it looks amazing.

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