Monthly Archives: October 2015

Faux Malachite 

I’ve always loved malachite and gold/brass furniture and decorative items, but clearly they are waaaaaay out of my price range!!! Naturally I don’t let that stop me! Time for more decoupage and spray paint- two of my favourite things!!!!    … Continue reading

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Thrifted Brass Lampbase

I walked into my local op shop on half-price electrical day.  I was unenthusiastic, as I never buy electrical items in op shops. But then I spotted this cute little brass Lampbase. For $4.50, I was SOLD!        I … Continue reading

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Indigo Obsessions 

   It was fate. There’s no other explanation. Indigo dye half price? Obviously I had to buy all they had, sadly that only amounted to four packets.    So then I hunted through my linen press for things to dye! … Continue reading

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Celadon Ceramics 

   Along with a love of blue and white, I also adore celadon green. I have a few pieces purchased from markets and brought back from trips overseas, but after the success of my faux blue and white ceramics, I … Continue reading

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Halloween Skull Bracelets

With Halloween approaching I thought I should think about doing something seasonal. I’m not really a big Halloween person, it just doesn’t make a lot of sense in the Southern Hemisphere. It’s all about Autumn and the approach of cold … Continue reading

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