Tag Archives: upcycled

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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Upcycled Metal Tray

I’ve had this tray for months, waiting to decide what to do with it. When I spied this pretty paisley fabric in my local haberdashers I thought it would be nice decoupaged to the base of the tray. I cut … Continue reading

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Window Treatment Inspiration

I was recently perusing Instagram and came across some new images of Stylist Debi Treloar’s home. Apparently, it is up for sale – if I were rich and lived in London I would be queuing at the door of the … 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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Abstract Art with Stamps 

   A couple of years ago I wanted to decoupage a table with postage stamps. I started to collect them and even went so far as to buy some in bulk on eBay. The table project never eventuated. I have … 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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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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