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Boho Decoupage Rings

I hate waste, and when I do patchwork and other sewing projects I end up with a lot of little scraps of fabric. The cotton pieces can be composted, but the synthetic fabric has to go to landfill, so I … Continue reading

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September Bed Post

This month I am sharing a combination using my favourite kantha quilt, some cushions from Ishka, one of the pom pom cushions and thrifted pillow cases.

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Upcycled Hexagon Shelf

When I found this white hexagon shelf in the op shop for $3 I knew I could do something fun with it. It was a no brainer to paint it a vibrant colour so I mixed up a bazillion different … Continue reading

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Rainbow Dyed Crochet Tablecloth

I have had this lace/crochet tablecloth for years and have hardly used it. It came from an op shop maybe 15 years ago and has been sitting in my linen press ever since. So I decided to do a little … Continue reading

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Tassel Embellished Tea Towels

If you follow me on Instagram you might’ve seen these cute Morgan & Finch tea towels I found in the op shop recently. They’re definitely brand new, and so pretty! But you know me, I get the urge to upcycle … Continue reading

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Revamped Office Chair

For ages I struggled to find a chair to use as a desk chair in my studio . I hate ugly office chars but nothing else was comfortable enough to sit in all day. Eventually I relented and picked up … Continue reading

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March Bed Post

March’s Bed Post brings a combination of ethnic textiles and vintage florals. That kind of sums up my style really!

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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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Tie Dye Pillow Slips, PANTONE colour of the year and January Bed Post.

I don’t use purple a lot in my decorating. The only place it tends to appear is in my bedroom and it’s not a colour I feel really comfortable with. But guess what the PANTONE colour of the year for … Continue reading

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Folk Art Wall Hanging

I’ve been slightly obsessed with gypsy folk art and the evil eye recently. There are so many different versions of the evil eye, said to ward off evil when worn or hung in the home. Many cultures and religions have … Continue reading

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