Category Archives: Craft Projects

Botanical Wall Lights

I have in my living room two of the ugliest wall lights I have ever come across. At this point I haven’t found the right replacements at the right price, although I’m sure to come across something nicer one day! … Continue reading

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Cyanotype Cushions

Back in the dark ages (aka the early 1990s) when I was a hippie dippie art student majoring in printmaking, I fell in love with cyanotype or blueprinting. A combination of two chemicals mixed with water and set out in … Continue reading

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Christmas Decorations 

I love Christmas, especially decorating my tree.  Unfortunately with four cats and a wolfhound, I can’t decorate with the divine collection of vintage glass baubles my mother offered me (sigh), nor can I use any tinsel (one of my cats … Continue reading

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Faux Stone Rings

Some Saturday nights I have random craft ideas that just can’t wait.  That’s what happened to me last weekend, after I bought a bunch of coloured modelling clay. Suddenly I wanted to play with it, and making some rings was … Continue reading

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Another Lampshade Gets a Makeover 

A while back I updated the lampshade in my studio with acrylic ink. I was going for an Under the Sea theme. It didn’t quite turn out the way I envisioned, but I stuck with it. Well I decided it was … Continue reading

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La Maison Boheme

I’ve had this pice of timber for a while now, just waiting for me to decide what to do with it. I finally decided to create a sign to hang on the wall, to read “La Maison Boheme” which in … Continue reading

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Decoupage Boho Pencil Tins

I always need jars and tins and pots to put my art materials in, and I keep tins to decorate for this purpose. Using up some more colouring in pages seemed like a great way to make some bright, colourful … Continue reading

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