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Boho Patchwork Chairs

So every 6-12 months I find myself recovering my dining chairs. This time around however, I decided I wanted to cover them with some of my own patchwork. Lately I have really been loving the colour combination of red and … Continue reading

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Joss Paper Shelf

I have been wanting to decoupage something using Joss Paper for a very long time, and finally got the right project for it. Joss paper is made from bamboo and is traditionally burned as an offering during Chinese ancestral worship. … Continue reading

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New Treasures

Over the last couple of op shopping excursions I have picked up a few cute new treasures I thought I should share with you. This wise little statue called to me from a tiny op shop in a small country … Continue reading

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Boho Decoupage Rings

I hate waste, and when I do patchwork and other sewing projects I end up with a lot of little scraps of fabric. The cotton pieces can be composted, but the synthetic fabric has to go to landfill, so I … Continue reading

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Wall Lights Update ~ Sun & Moon

A while ago I updated my ugly wall lights with ash tree leaves and mod podge: see my previous post They looked great, but eventually the heat of the bulbs faded and browned the leaves, so I decided it was … Continue reading

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Upcycled Hexagon Shelf

When I found this white hexagon shelf in the op shop for $3 I knew I could do something fun with it. It was a no brainer to paint it a vibrant colour so I mixed up a bazillion different … Continue reading

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Rainbow Dyed Crochet Tablecloth

I have had this lace/crochet tablecloth for years and have hardly used it. It came from an op shop maybe 15 years ago and has been sitting in my linen press ever since. So I decided to do a little … Continue reading

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