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Hi I'm Abi

I’m Abi, and this is my little corner of the web, a place I can journal my life, love, and creativity for those looking to find inspiration and motivation to create a home and life they love!

5 years ago, I started my Instagram and blog The White Thistle, a place I could express my passion for lifestyle, DIY and transforming my house into a well-loved home for my children to grow up in, and me and my husband to grow together in. Since then I have worked with some of the most amazing and influential brands and people in the lifestyle world.

I hope you like it here and that you find inspiration and motivation to express you’re own creativity!

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Ikea hack

Rustic Hemnes Upcycle

I had seen that Ikea’s hack Hemnes draws were potentially made out of real wood and seen some beautiful updates like the one below. But quickly realised mine was not one of those. Mine was made out of MDF and laminate so I had to get creative if I still wanted to fulfill my dreams of upcycling it to be a beautiful wooden dresser to match my rustic industrial home.

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IKEA mirror hack

I had seen this Ikea mirror hack floating around on Pinterest and I remember it going viral on TikTok at the start of lockdown. Normally

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Podcast

Influencer Insights

Having built a following of over 100k followers, My podcast shares my tips and tricks for growing a following in 2022. I also speak to my friends who have grown their own creative and inspiring communities on Instagram.

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