Author Archives: Aixie

About Aixie

Artist Crafter Interiors Addict Crazy Cat Lady

Upcycled Wallet 

I’ve had this leather wallet for over 20 years. I’ve bought and used others in that time, but I keep going back to this one. I just really love the layout, it works for me. But it is well worn, … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Craft Swaps

If you follow me on Instagram you will know that over the last couple of months I’ve participated in not one, but two Harry Potter themed craft swaps.  In December 2016 I was made redundant and it took over 5 … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Cupboards

I am a total nerd. Not only am I a Whovian, but among many other fandoms I am also a Potterhead. I picked up these copies of Harry Potter books in op shops and second hand book stalls to use … Continue reading

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May Bed Post

My favourite red kantha quilt, some pretty green, pink and red pillowcases and my favourite recently knitted cushion to reflect the cool weather and short days.

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Dyed Bead Necklace 

I love making jewellery and have more necklaces than I can ever wear, but that doesn’t stop me making more! I bought a bunch of plain wood beads on eBay and wondered how they’d work if I tried dyeing them … Continue reading

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Bohemian Paisley Tea Tins

Months and months ago I picked up these three enamel tins in the op shop with vague ideas to upcycle them in some way. They’ve stayed tucked away in a cupboard until now. I was out and about shopping when … Continue reading

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Knitted Floor Rug

This is something I’ve wanted to do for a while, make a floor rug for the library. It was time consuming, but couldn’t have been simpler. Starting with good old fashioned French knitting, using up various odds and ends of … Continue reading

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