Monthly Archives: February 2015

Sketchbooks and Art Journals

My one and only New Years Resolution this year was to draw or paint every day. I started on the 3rd of January, and so far so good! But this is not the first time I’ve tried such a resolution, … Continue reading

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Upcycling Luiseach’s Lead

Sweet Luiseach (that’s pronounced Lucy if you’re curious), my Irish Wolfhound, had a very pretty pink lead and collar set. Unfortunately in the harsh Aussie sun it has faded dramatically. However it is still functional, and any dog owner will … Continue reading

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An artwork in progress

Those of you who follow me on Facebook may have already seen this, but I thought I’d share it with you here with a bit more explanation. I often get asked questions like “how do you know when an abstract … Continue reading

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Tissue Paper Vase

Today was a good day for some more crafting from the recycling basket, according to Frodo! So I pulled out this old tomato passata jar and a bunch of pretty coloured tissue paper to create a vase. Aren’t those colours … Continue reading

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Valentine Garlands

I hate Valentines Day. I have either been terminally single or tragically in a relationship for every Valentine’s Day ever, and either way it is pretty sucky. And boring. But then I discovered the world of crafting valentines, and now … Continue reading

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Bookmarks part two- paint.

So, loving the bookmarks, and thinking what awesome gifts they would make, I wanted more. I’m obsessive like that. I’m aware of this. So I wanted to do something different with these, and was inspired, once again (and I realise … Continue reading

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