Tag Archives: bright

More boho decoupage tins

After the success of my paisley decoupaged tea tins (which you can find here), when I found more gorgeous Indian wrapping paper from Ishka and they had a 50% off everything sale, I figured it was fate! So I headed to the op … Continue reading

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September Bed Post

Nefertiti wants me to show you two different Bed posts from this month. (She was really quite insistent, and she’s the boss!)  So there’s the soothing blue above, and the bright, spring inspired pink below! Frodo is a fan of … Continue reading

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Painting Gum Blossoms РSharing My Process 

I got chatting with a fellow artist friend, Lynette K, the other day about sharing the creative process. She asked me if I’d ever made videos of me working (I haven’t, I’m not comfortable with the idea), as she was … Continue reading

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Feathery Decor

Sometimes I have no idea where my brain gets inspiration from! These feathery wall plaques are one of those times!!! They started life as pages from a “kaleidoscope” colouring in book. I spent a couple of happy hours with my … Continue reading

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Thread Wrapped Bracelets 

I don’t do a lot of embroidery, but when I found a massive bag of embroidery threads for $4 at the op shop, I wasn’t going to leave them there! Some months ago I bought some small 12cm embroidery hoops … Continue reading

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Ice Dyeing (and a little more tie dyeing)

You all know how much I love tie dye, but for a while now I’ve wanted to try ice dyeing. I went through my wardrobe and pulled out a few items to dye and bought a large Tulip tie dye … Continue reading

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Christmas Tablescapes

I thought I should share with you the two tablescapes I created for our Christmas feast yesterday: This was laid for our breakfast. In our house we always start the day with Christmas Ham and fried eggs, served with a … Continue reading

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Junk Mail Canister

I receive an awful lot of junk mail. In fact I am astounded at the amount of it that floods through my letterbox. I could of course put one of those little signs on my letterbox, except my guilty little … Continue reading

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Trash into Treasure!

  As previously mentioned, I love to buy cheap, rubbishy items that you wouldn’t look twice at in the op shop, and transform them into something bright, colourful, arty, or fun to brighten up my home. If it is useful, … Continue reading

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Rainbows and Op Shops

There is nothing I like more than going op shopping. (For any American readers out there, an Op Shop, or Opportunity Shop, is a charity or thrift store, in case you were wondering!) I love hunting bargains, I love sifting … Continue reading

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