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African Inspired Planter

Flicking through Pinterest and I’m seeing lots of gorgeous African textiles and patterns, and I decided I wanted to decorate something with a similar style. This little white ceramic planter was picked up on an op shopping trip a couple … 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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Chest of Drawers Update 

   I’ve had this chest of drawers for nearly 20 years, and in that time it has been white, yellow, black red orange and blue, white again, and then black yellow pink and purple:    So I decided it was … Continue reading

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Black Cat Mobile 

   Some more fun with salt dough! I have this cute vintage cat shaped biscuit cutter and a love of black cats. Seems like a good combination to make a wall-hanging mobile with salt dough and wool!  Start with some … Continue reading

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Upcycled Statement Necklace

  I was cleaning out cupboards last weekend and came across this box of black plastic cogs. They must be from my old sewing machine. The machine was given to my mother in the early 1960s, and I used … Continue reading

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An Ode to Black and White

Once upon a time, in a land far away….. This may be surprising, given my obvious obsession with colour, but many years ago I lived in a tiny two bedroom flat that was decorated entirely in black and white. It … Continue reading

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The Velvet Chair

It eventually arrived safely, and all the cats have, in turn, approved of “the chair”

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