Monthly Archives: September 2015

Snow White and Her Bookshelf

    My latest up cycle was inspired by Snow White. Yeah, I know. You’re thinking this doesn’t exactly scream Disney princess, and you’re quite right. It’s actually inspired by a gorgeous dresser on the set of Mary Margaret’s (aka Snow … Continue reading

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Woven Patchwork in Progress 

   I’m loving my knitted blanket so much that I have been inspired to create a throw rug. I’m not a knitter or crocheter, so I’m busy as a bee weaving stripy rectangles in a rainbow of colours at the … Continue reading

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Pretty Bed РInspiration 

A few months back I shared with you some pretty pillowcases I made inspired by an image I found on Pinterest. That image came from a lovely blog called Scrum Dilly Dilly. I have spent a lot of time reading her blog, and … Continue reading

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Patchwork Knitted Bedspread

   Three years ago, I asked my mum, who enjoys knitting, if she would knit me a patchwork bedspread. I gave her a massive bag of brightly coloured wool, and she set to work on knitting me some rectangles whenever … Continue reading

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Kitsch Kitten Plates

   I have a bit of a “thing” for kitsch cat stuff. Yes, I know I’m sort of cementing my crazy cat lady status here, but I do tend to be drawn to it. When I saw this canvas in … Continue reading

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Spice Rack to Paint Storage

   I found this daggy old spice rack in the op shop.    A coat or two of a pretty sea foam coloured spray paint….        And it is the perfect spot to store my tubes of acrylic paint … Continue reading

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Abstract Fruitbowl

   Using an old “plowl” (that’s platter-bowl for the uninitiated!), and some ceramic paints to make myself a new fruit bowl!         From blah and boring to fabulous in less than 3/4 of an hour! (15 minutes for the … Continue reading

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