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Bohemian Paisley Tea Tins

Months and months ago I picked up these three enamel tins in the op shop with vague ideas to upcycle them in some way. They’ve stayed tucked away in a cupboard until now. I was out and about shopping when … Continue reading

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Loom Knitting Tea Cosies

Recently I discovered knitting on a loom. This has to be the easiest way to knit ever! Do you remember French knitting from school? I’m sure most kids did it in art classes, I remember making long snakes of French … Continue reading

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Tie Dye Tea Towels 

I’ve always been a hippie. That probably comes as no surprise to you readers, but there’s no getting away from it. I love gypsy skirts, crochet vests, beads, brass bangles, Indian textiles and tie dye. Lots of tie dye in … Continue reading

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Tea Bag Leaf Art

   On a recent visit to my local op shop I found these cute little frames. Although the rose pictures are sweet, they’re crooked and the black paper is quite faded. The shape of the frames was what really attracted … Continue reading

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Some more Tea Bag Art

A few weeks ago I experimented with painting on Tea Bags , and I really love using them.      I decided to do some more, opening them up and pasting them onto paper as a support.              I’m kind of … 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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