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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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Leafy Wardrobe Mural

About three months ago I decided I was sick of my boring grey wardrobe doors. So I decided a mural would be a fun way to jazz it up and grabbing a pencil I started scribbling leaf shapes on these … Continue reading

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Stencilled Bedside

About a year after I moved into this house, my next door neighbour put this little chest of drawers out on the side of the road, and I decided it would make great storage for my art as well as … 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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Sofas and Studios

You know how I love a good op shopping bargain? Well last time I was there, I found a 1940s green sofa and armchair that I really really wanted. And I left them in the op shop and went home. … Continue reading

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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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African Inspired Planter

Flicking through Pinterest and I’m seeing lots of gorgeous African textiles and patterns, and I decided I wanted to decorate something with a similar style. This little white ceramic planter was picked up on an op shopping trip a couple … Continue reading

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Teal Backed Bookcase

I inherited this gorgeous cedar bookcase from my grandparents when I first moved out of home. The backboard is not, however cedar. It is Masonite, and was almost certainly nailed onto the bookcase just to make it more functional well … Continue reading

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Tie-dyed doily stone door stops

I have vast quantities of pretty vintage lace doilies, and I keep buying more without the faintest idea what I’m going to do with them. But I came across a crochet-wrapped stone on instagram and realised I might be able … Continue reading

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