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Air Plant Wall Garland 

So today I was in Bunnings and couldn’t help but succumb to the Air Plant trend! I bought two little air plants that grow pretty pink flowers. I got home and thought “how the heck am I going to display … 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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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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Blue and White Tile Tray

In all my Pinterest-trawling of beautiful blue and white ceramics I came across this gorgeous blue and white tile tray (see photo at the bottom of this post) It was love at first sight, and I figured I could make something similar. This … Continue reading

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Tea Bag Art

Trawling Pinterest for ideas on art using recycled or found materials, I came across the work of Ruby Silvious and other artists creating art on used tea bags:    I was instantly enchanted. I know, it sounds bizarre, but it’s actually really … Continue reading

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Upcycled Abstract Art Project 

  I seem to accumulate a lot of postcards. It’s true that I collect art postcards (as seen below on the back of my door), but I also have a huge number I have been sent and given. My mum gives … Continue reading

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Upcycled Statement Necklace

  I was cleaning out cupboards last weekend and came across this box of black plastic cogs. They must be from my old sewing machine. The machine was given to my mother in the early 1960s, and I used … Continue reading

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