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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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Upcycling a Lamp

I purchased this cute brass lamp base at the op shop a few weeks ago…. It needed a good polish, and a new shade. On my most recent op shopping expedition I bought this shade for a measly $2. All … Continue reading

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A few more op shop treasures…

My last op shopping trip was more about me picking up some trackies and tee shirts to wear when I’m painting in the studio. I’m a very messy artist! However it’s impossible for me to go into an op shop … 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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Lace Dreamcatcher

   I have been falling in love with dream catchers made with old lace doilies lately. They’re all over Pinterest and Etsy, and I have had this small lace doily stuffed into my linen press for years now.  When I … 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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