Category Archives: Craft Projects

Upcycled Metal Tray

I’ve had this tray for months, waiting to decide what to do with it. When I spied this pretty paisley fabric in my local haberdashers I thought it would be nice decoupaged to the base of the tray. I cut … Continue reading

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Cloisonné Inspired Box

A few years ago at a community quiz night, I won a scented candle and aroma reeds set that came in this very sturdy cardboard box. I’ve kept it all this time because I knew one day I’d do something … Continue reading

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Tie Dye Tea Towels 

I’ve always been a hippie. That probably comes as no surprise to you readers, but there’s no getting away from it. I love gypsy skirts, crochet vests, beads, brass bangles, Indian textiles and tie dye. Lots of tie dye in … Continue reading

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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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