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Teal Backed Bookcase

I inherited this gorgeous cedar bookcase from my grandparents when I first moved out of home. The backboard is not, however cedar. It is Masonite, and was almost certainly nailed onto the bookcase just to make it more functional well … Continue reading

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Latest Op Shop Adventures

My last couple of op shopping trips have yielded some great bargains that I haven’t yet shared with you, so here they are. Check this amazing 1960s fondue set! I’m definitely envisioning cheese fondue night when the weather starts to … Continue reading

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Tie Dye Pillow Slips, PANTONE colour of the year and January Bed Post.

I don’t use purple a lot in my decorating. The only place it tends to appear is in my bedroom and it’s not a colour I feel really comfortable with. But guess what the PANTONE colour of the year for … Continue reading

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Tie-dyed doily stone door stops

I have vast quantities of pretty vintage lace doilies, and I keep buying more without the faintest idea what I’m going to do with them. But I came across a crochet-wrapped stone on instagram and realised I might be able … Continue reading

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Agate Slice Tealights

Ever since this image of agate slice night lights from Anthropologie appeared in my Pinterest feed: I have been slightly obsessed. I knew I couldn’t afford to buy them, but I wondered if I could make similar tea light holders? … Continue reading

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Blue and White Gallery Wall

If you’ve been following my blog for a while you’ll know that nothing stays the same in my house for more than a few months. I’m a chronic rearranger and get bored easily with my surroundings. My entrance has been … Continue reading

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Wooden Hamsa Hand Model

Sitting in my studio the other day looking at my wooden artist’s hand model and thought “that would actually make a really cool Hamsa!” I pulled out a pencil and I started drawing an eye and some patterns over the … Continue reading

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