Monthly Archives: March 2015

Revamped Dressing Table

Once upon a time there was an early 20th century dressing table sitting unloved in a Salvation Army op shop in Melbourne. It had been painted baby poo brown and was for sale for $25. I bought it, and immediately … Continue reading

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Under The Sea Lampshade

I have been wanting to do something crafty to the lampshade in my studio for ages. I was thinking watery, under the sea, blues and greens, so I wanted to use a water based medium. Acrylic ink is something I … Continue reading

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Pineapple Vase

 The pineapple trend is one I love. I have so far embraced it with this Pineapple Dish and a painting of a pineapple in my kitchen, but I came across the perfect white vase to turn into a pineapple at Spotlight … Continue reading

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Faux Shibori Cushion

To continue my current love affair with blue and white, I really want a Shibori cushion for my bedroom. I’m currently redecorating my bedroom in shades of blue, white and grey (with perhaps a few hits of pink), but more … Continue reading

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A foxy mask 

I collect fox artworks and hang my collection in my hallway. The collection has gradually grown and includes a few pieces of my own. When I discovered animal mask blanks on eBay, I just had to get a fox to … Continue reading

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How to make an antique blue and white bowl

I have an increasing obsession with blue and White ceramics. Gradually they have been infiltrating my home, I look for them in op shops and markets and my eye is drawn to them wherever I go.  It’s not really … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day Garland 

I so enjoyed making the Valentines garlands  that I decided to make one in the same style to celebrate St Paddy’s Day. I have enough Irish blood in me that I will always wear green and drink green beer on … Continue reading

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Upcycled Statement Necklace

  I was cleaning out cupboards last weekend and came across this box of black plastic cogs. They must be from my old sewing machine. The machine was given to my mother in the early 1960s, and I used … Continue reading

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