Monthly Archives: May 2015

Hey everyone, I’m Frodo!

  One of Mum’s readers asked for more stories about all the fur-kids she has. She thought it would be nice for us to introduce ourselves, and I get to go first!!!!!! My name is Frodo – he was an … Continue reading

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Blue and White Tile Tray

In all my Pinterest-trawling of beautiful blue and white ceramics I came across this gorgeous blue and white tile tray (see photo at the bottom of this post) It was love at first sight, and I figured I could make something similar. This … Continue reading

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Tea Bag Art

Trawling Pinterest for ideas on art using recycled or found materials, I came across the work of Ruby Silvious and other artists creating art on used tea bags:    I was instantly enchanted. I know, it sounds bizarre, but it’s actually really … Continue reading

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Treasures Found

Recently my parents were offered an old tin shed by a neighbour. When they went to collect it they also came across a couple of other unwanted items, which they thought I might like.   The first is this gorgeous … Continue reading

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Chateau Cardboard Storage

once upon a time (actually only a few years ago) I worked in the wine industry. For 15 years. I absolutely loved it, and it turned me into a complete wine snob. Well, at the time I got a lot … Continue reading

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Upcycled Abstract Art Project 

  I seem to accumulate a lot of postcards. It’s true that I collect art postcards (as seen below on the back of my door), but I also have a huge number I have been sent and given. My mum gives … Continue reading

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Butterfly Box

my current obsession with nature in my library is not yet exhausted, and I wanted to do something else with butterflies. I love those old framed butterfly collections, but I don’t own one and I’m not planning on taking up … Continue reading

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