Monthly Archives: April 2015

Chinoiserie Hostess Trolley

Don’t you just love Chinoiserie patterns? I have a whole  Pinterest Board dedicated to this style and one day would love to wallpaper a whole room with it.     So I wondered to myself how I could incorporate some Chinoiserie into … Continue reading

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Bathroom Book Holder!

There is nothing I love more than a long hot bubble bath at the end of a long day, preferably with a glass of wine and a good book. However, in my bathroom, there really isn’t anywhere to put my … Continue reading

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Collecting Vintage China

Every few months or so I rearrange things in the kitchen/dining area on the shelves and on top of the china cabinet. Today I moved my jug collection to the shelves and displayed some of my growing blue and white … Continue reading

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Upcycled Op Shop Bedside 

    This cane bedside is my latest op shop score (50% off woot!) before. (As modelled by the charming Nefertiti) And after a coat of pretty blue paint:              

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Library Refresh

  I’ve been doing a little decorating in the library lately. Excuse the bad behaviour of my animals in this photo. Point a camera at them and Frodo licks his butt and Luiseach sticks out her tongue. Go figure. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Blue Bedroom 

I have been summoning the courage to paint my bedroom walls a really dark colour for over six months now. I finally took the plunge and I can’t believe how much I love it! I chose Swedish Blue by Taubmans: … Continue reading

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Butterfly Cloche 

  I am loving antique botanicals and entomological collections at the moment. I came across some cute butterfly fridge magnets in a discount shop, and had an idea to display them under a glass cloche. I was given a tiny … Continue reading

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At last the tassel stash has been depleted…

As the weather starts to cool down and we see hints of real Autumn, my mind turns to the cosy parts of Winter, my favourite season. AND the opportunity to use some of my stash of tassels.   So I … Continue reading

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Abstract Painterly Trend

As an artist I am always excited to see trends in decorating and interior design that are inspired by art. It’s all too rare! One such trend has been fabrics with a painterly characteristic. Florals and abstracts with a definite … Continue reading

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