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Rose Decoupage Box

When I came across these books on roses in the op shop, I thought the pictures could be good for decoupage. So I cut some some pictures out to decoupage a box for some of my knowledge cards. If there’s … Continue reading

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Gypsy Rose Luminaries 

One of my favourite blogs to read is Gypsy Yaya (www.gypsyyaya.com). Andrea loves and shares all things bohemian and gorgeous, from houses to crafts to clothes. (Check out her blog, it’s totally awesome!!!) She created these very cute Gypsy Rose Luminaries and … Continue reading

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July Bed Post

This month I am finally able to show off my new hexagon flowers patchwork bedspread. I started this nearly a year ago and for the last six months it’s been waiting for me to finally back it, which I did … Continue reading

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Hellebores in the Studio 

I have wanted to paint a mural in my home for as long as I can remember but landlords don’t usually take kindly to such thing so I had to wait until I had my own house. Then what to … Continue reading

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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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