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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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Another Lampshade Gets a Makeover 

A while back I updated the lampshade in my studio with acrylic ink. I was going for an Under the Sea theme. It didn’t quite turn out the way I envisioned, but I stuck with it. Well I decided it was … Continue reading

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New Patchwork Project 

I have been working on a new Patchwork project, another blanket. This time in blues, browns and reds. I’ve never done squares before and I love the result!

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African Inspiration 

I keep seeing images of African baskets on walls, such as these: Source:West Elm Source: Decoist And these Source: Maria Killam I was really wanting to do a basket wall display just like this in my entry hall. I had a couple … Continue reading

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Faux Shell Chandelier 

I have always loved those beachy Capiz shell chandeliers, but haven’t been lucky enough to come across one at a good price. In fact, they can run into the thousands!!!!! As this post on the blog More Ways to Waste Time shows: … Continue reading

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Paisley Sketch Book Cover

When I found this cute paisley duct tape in my local discount shop, I scooped it up. It’s the perfect thing to cover the front of my plain old sketch book cover. And the best bit? It works as a … Continue reading

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