Monthly Archives: October 2015

Fabric Decoupaged Placemats 

   A few months ago I picked up these MDF placemats in an op shop, and I’ve been wondering what to do with them.    Then a stash of fabrics fell out of the cupboard when I opened it (I … Continue reading

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Re-upholstered Window Seat

   I have had this padded-top box for 20 years, and in that time I have painted the base in a wide variety of colours, and upholstered the top in many different fabrics….. Nothing stays the same for long in … Continue reading

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Suzani Inspired Cushion

I love Suzanis, and would dearly love to own one….or several….but until I do, I’m faking it again!    I recently bought Justina Blakeney’s awesome book The New Bohemians, and I haven’t been more inspired by one book since I found … Continue reading

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Boho Bling

   With the warmer weather and longer evenings here my thoughts turn to al fresco dining, so I needed a new spring bling project for such an occasion! Digging into the recycling basket again I collected a heap of tins, … Continue reading

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Chest of Drawers Update 

   I’ve had this chest of drawers for nearly 20 years, and in that time it has been white, yellow, black red orange and blue, white again, and then black yellow pink and purple:    So I decided it was … Continue reading

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October Bed

As promised, here is the second in my Bed Post series….             Do you think the Doctor approves?    

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Sharpie Decor Again!

   I bought these cheap melamine bowls a few years ago to hold olives at an art exhibition opening.     They’re pretty pedestrian, and were crying out for some Aixie-fying! Enter some sharpies:    And some doodling of stripes, pineapples, … Continue reading

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