Tag Archives: Rainbow

More patchwork crafting

Many years ago I ‘inherited’ my great aunt’s shopping trolley. It is one of those very typical, old fashioned vinyl numbers: I thought it needed a facelift- I don’t do boring! With the success of my patchwork style decoupaged soap … Continue reading

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Woolly Wrapped Twigs

I was inspired recently to create these woolly twigs by a friend of mine, Pat, who is an amazing crocheter. She “yarn bombed” a large branch with her beautiful crochet to create a unique Christmas tree. How fabulous is this???? … Continue reading

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Jewellery Display

Someone asked me the other day about the coloured graters on my dressing table, so I thought I would share with you my jewellery storage! I have a LOT of jewellery, most of which I have made myself. I go … Continue reading

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Christmas Wrapping

I have been fairly organised this year and have managed to do most of my present buying already. It’s probably the first time ever, and I have to say I’m enjoying the feeling 😄 This year I will be hosting … Continue reading

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Paper Patchwork

I adore patchwork. Sadly I don’t have the patience or the sewing skills to create the amazing patchwork bedspreads and blankets that both my talented grandmothers used to make. Is there a patchwork gene? If so I inherited the appreciation … Continue reading

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More Junk Mail Decoupage

Still trying to use up a massive back log of junk mail, I decided another decoupage project just had to happen! Frodo naturally agreed with me. A few months ago I picked up this very dated wooden tray from my … Continue reading

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Tassel Mania

I need help. Of the professional type. Is there a 12 step program for Tassel making? Tassellers Anonymous? Whilst perusing the blog world, I got inspired by the very talented Aunt Peaches to make some “yarn tassel knob bobbles” (you’ve … Continue reading

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A New Wreath For Spring!

The wreath hanging on my front door has been there for 6 months, and it is starting to look pretty daggy. Made from patty cake pans, beads and the petals from a bunch of fake flowers, it has faded and … Continue reading

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Rainbows and Op Shops

There is nothing I like more than going op shopping. (For any American readers out there, an Op Shop, or Opportunity Shop, is a charity or thrift store, in case you were wondering!) I love hunting bargains, I love sifting … Continue reading

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