Author Archives: Aixie

About Aixie

Artist Crafter Interiors Addict Crazy Cat Lady

Teal Backed Bookcase

I inherited this gorgeous cedar bookcase from my grandparents when I first moved out of home. The backboard is not, however cedar. It is Masonite, and was almost certainly nailed onto the bookcase just to make it more functional well … Continue reading

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Latest Op Shop Adventures

My last couple of op shopping trips have yielded some great bargains that I haven’t yet shared with you, so here they are. Check this amazing 1960s fondue set! I’m definitely envisioning cheese fondue night when the weather starts to … Continue reading

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Tie Dye Pillow Slips, PANTONE colour of the year and January Bed Post.

I don’t use purple a lot in my decorating. The only place it tends to appear is in my bedroom and it’s not a colour I feel really comfortable with. But guess what the PANTONE colour of the year for … Continue reading

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Folk Art Wall Hanging

I’ve been slightly obsessed with gypsy folk art and the evil eye recently. There are so many different versions of the evil eye, said to ward off evil when worn or hung in the home. Many cultures and religions have … Continue reading

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December Bed Post

For my final Bed Post of 2017 I found my inspiration for colours and patterns on the walls of my bedroom. A foundation of deep blue and accents of green s, pinks, reds and gold. Comfort and joy…..well, ’tis the … Continue reading

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Stash Buster Wind Chimes

After more than 15 years of beading and making jewellery, I have accumulated a very large stash of beads. Every now and then I try to find a craft that helps use up some of the leftovers from other projects, … Continue reading

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Tie-dyed doily stone door stops

I have vast quantities of pretty vintage lace doilies, and I keep buying more without the faintest idea what I’m going to do with them. But I came across a crochet-wrapped stone on instagram and realised I might be able … Continue reading

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