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Instagram Challenge

If you follow me on Instagram (@alexandrafelgate), then you will have seen that last month I participated in a month long photo a day challenge via the hashtag #showmeyourboho. First day was REFRESH: I had just refreshed my entryway with … Continue reading

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Paisley Bowl in Blue and White

To continue my current love affair with Paisley and combine it with my life long love of blue and white ceramics I went and purchased this blue ceramic paint pen:  And dug this white bowl out of a box in … Continue reading

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Sharpie Decor Again!

   I bought these cheap melamine bowls a few years ago to hold olives at an art exhibition opening.     They’re pretty pedestrian, and were crying out for some Aixie-fying! Enter some sharpies:    And some doodling of stripes, pineapples, … Continue reading

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Celadon Ceramics 

   Along with a love of blue and white, I also adore celadon green. I have a few pieces purchased from markets and brought back from trips overseas, but after the success of my faux blue and white ceramics, I … Continue reading

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Abstract Fruitbowl

   Using an old “plowl” (that’s platter-bowl for the uninitiated!), and some ceramic paints to make myself a new fruit bowl!         From blah and boring to fabulous in less than 3/4 of an hour! (15 minutes for the … Continue reading

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Latest Op Shop Finds

My last visit to my favourite op shop scored me quite a haul!  There were these pretty coloured wine glasses:    And these two floral plates (I need another plate like a hole in the head, but I couldn’t resist): … Continue reading

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Collecting Vintage China

Every few months or so I rearrange things in the kitchen/dining area on the shelves and on top of the china cabinet. Today I moved my jug collection to the shelves and displayed some of my growing blue and white … Continue reading

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How to make an antique blue and white bowl

I have an increasing obsession with blue and White ceramics. Gradually they have been infiltrating my home, I look for them in op shops and markets and my eye is drawn to them wherever I go.  It’s not really … Continue reading

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Recent Op Shop Finds

I thought I would share a few funky finds from some recent op shopping sessions. Like this cute little thistle vase: These two 1950’s blue soup bowls: And this funky white vase: I totally fell in love with this 1960’s … Continue reading

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