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Shelf Vignette

I have spoken before about what a terrible gardener I am, but I wanted to fill a shelf full of vases of prettiness, so I went hunting in my garden and found a surprising array of beautiful plants to display:

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The Sketchbook Project

Six years ago I participated in The Sketchbook Project by the Brooklyn Art Library for the first time. I enjoyed it, but at the time I wasn’t a regular Sketchbook user, and I actually found it difficult to fill that little book. … 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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Cabinet of Curiosities 

Those of you who follow me on Pinterest will realise I am a) obsessive  And b) currently obsessed with natural history collections, botanical art, butterflies and “wunderkammer” or Victorian Curiosity Cabinets. To follow on from recent projects such as The Butterfly … Continue reading

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Chinoiserie Hostess Trolley

Don’t you just love Chinoiserie patterns? I have a whole  Pinterest Board dedicated to this style and one day would love to wallpaper a whole room with it.     So I wondered to myself how I could incorporate some Chinoiserie into … Continue reading

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Library Refresh

  I’ve been doing a little decorating in the library lately. Excuse the bad behaviour of my animals in this photo. Point a camera at them and Frodo licks his butt and Luiseach sticks out her tongue. Go figure. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Director’s Chair Makeover

A couple of months ago, whilst packing up all my belongings to move house, I decided I needed a little project to stop myself from going insane. Enter two very daggy director’s chairs I had lying round on my spider-infested … Continue reading

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