Category Archives: My Art

Tea Bag Leaf Art

   On a recent visit to my local op shop I found these cute little frames. Although the rose pictures are sweet, they’re crooked and the black paper is quite faded. The shape of the frames was what really attracted … Continue reading

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Mini Kitty Portraits

   I thought it was time to do a portrait collection of the kids! From left to right (above) Merlin, Frodo, Nefertiti and Snowflake. Here’s a couple of pics of the work in progress:                 And the … Continue reading

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Painted Stones

   There are a bunch of smooth stones under my lemon tree. Always looking for a new project to keep me occupied, I decided to paint on some!    With a bit of acrylic paint and a white pencil to … Continue reading

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Some more Tea Bag Art

A few weeks ago I experimented with painting on Tea Bags , and I really love using them.      I decided to do some more, opening them up and pasting them onto paper as a support.              I’m kind of … Continue reading

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Tea Bag Art

Trawling Pinterest for ideas on art using recycled or found materials, I came across the work of Ruby Silvious and other artists creating art on used tea bags:    I was instantly enchanted. I know, it sounds bizarre, but it’s actually really … Continue reading

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Upcycled Abstract Art Project 

  I seem to accumulate a lot of postcards. It’s true that I collect art postcards (as seen below on the back of my door), but I also have a huge number I have been sent and given. My mum gives … Continue reading

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Butterfly Box

my current obsession with nature in my library is not yet exhausted, and I wanted to do something else with butterflies. I love those old framed butterfly collections, but I don’t own one and I’m not planning on taking up … Continue reading

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