Tag Archives: decoupage

Industrial Concrete Plate

The “industrial” trend is one I love, but I find it hard to incorporate into my very folksy bohemian style. Whilst looking for background images and textures at work I found this cool cracked concrete image. So I decided to … Continue reading

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Fabric Decoupaged Placemats 

   A few months ago I picked up these MDF placemats in an op shop, and I’ve been wondering what to do with them.    Then a stash of fabrics fell out of the cupboard when I opened it (I … Continue reading

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Faux Malachite 

I’ve always loved malachite and gold/brass furniture and decorative items, but clearly they are waaaaaay out of my price range!!! Naturally I don’t let that stop me! Time for more decoupage and spray paint- two of my favourite things!!!!    … 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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Kitsch Kitten Plates

   I have a bit of a “thing” for kitsch cat stuff. Yes, I know I’m sort of cementing my crazy cat lady status here, but I do tend to be drawn to it. When I saw this canvas in … Continue reading

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Blue and White Tile Tray

In all my Pinterest-trawling of beautiful blue and white ceramics I came across this gorgeous blue and white tile tray (see photo at the bottom of this post) It was love at first sight, and I figured I could make something similar. This … 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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Tissue Paper Vase

Today was a good day for some more crafting from the recycling basket, according to Frodo! So I pulled out this old tomato passata jar and a bunch of pretty coloured tissue paper to create a vase. Aren’t those colours … Continue reading

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Decoupage Tutorial

As promised, this is a bit of a tutorial on decoupage, my choice for this project is a tray in shades of blue. You will need: A tray (or box or other item you wish to decorate. There are no … Continue reading

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My love of decoupage

I have already shared with you a few decoupage projects I have done, but my love affair with decoupaging began a very long time ago. In craft classes at school 28 years ago in fact! That was when I was … Continue reading

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