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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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Paper Bag Wrapping Paper 

   As always, I try to re-use and recycle, rather than buying new. Wrapping gifts is customary, and something I enjoy doing, but at the end of the day, wrapping paper invariably ends up in the recycling, or worse, the … Continue reading

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How to make an antique blue and white bowl

I have an increasing obsession with blue and White ceramics. Gradually they have been infiltrating my home, I look for them in op shops and markets and my eye is drawn to them wherever I go.  It’s not really … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day Garland 

I so enjoyed making the Valentines garlands  that I decided to make one in the same style to celebrate St Paddy’s Day. I have enough Irish blood in me that I will always wear green and drink green beer on … Continue reading

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Valentine Garlands

I hate Valentines Day. I have either been terminally single or tragically in a relationship for every Valentine’s Day ever, and either way it is pretty sucky. And boring. But then I discovered the world of crafting valentines, and now … Continue reading

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Bookmarks- Part One, Paper.

In my quest to find new projects using tassels, I am constantly spying tassels wherever I can around me. Sitting in my library the other day, flicking through a decorating book, I wanted a bookmark, but surprisingly couldn’t find one. … Continue reading

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