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Cloisonné Inspired Box

A few years ago at a community quiz night, I won a scented candle and aroma reeds set that came in this very sturdy cardboard box. I’ve kept it all this time because I knew one day I’d do something … 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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Exotic Vase

I bought this green frosted glass vase some time ago in an op shop.  I think it needs embellishing! With this! This stuff is very cool. It’s like the lead outline in lead lighting, but this one is gold. (It … Continue reading

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Blue Parcels 

   In keeping with my blue Christmas theme, I needed to make some wrapping paper.  For my birthday I was given this gorgeous Amy Butler book of stencils:    And I still save my paper bags for crafting:    So … Continue reading

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A Flock of Blue and White 

I    An afternoon with paint and paper is always fun, but especially so when making Christmas decorations! I choose a theme each year- last year was rainbow, this year it’s my blue and white obsession coming through!! Bluebirds of happiness … Continue reading

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Snow White and Her Bookshelf

    My latest up cycle was inspired by Snow White. Yeah, I know. You’re thinking this doesn’t exactly scream Disney princess, and you’re quite right. It’s actually inspired by a gorgeous dresser on the set of Mary Margaret’s (aka Snow … 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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