Category Archives: Boxes

Indian carving…

Sometimes you have something for years and never really look at it, here’s what I did to just such a possession… Continue reading

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Painting flowers…

I love painting flowers and in this weird time we are all in at the moment I have been taking walks every morning and getting to study some gorgeous flowers in the gardens nearby. I had bought myself a quantity … Continue reading

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Painting flowers…

Last week I decided to upcycle some boxes which I had previously decorated and had tried to sell – sadly to no avail but I won’t give up! These boxes are so handy, they are big enough  for pens and … Continue reading

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Last blog of the decade….

Well… it’s the end of a decade and I’ve been looking over my blogs, which I first started in 2016 and I’ve posted 210 so far! I’ve taken a little look back and see that I have posted a lot … Continue reading

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Work in progress…

I’ve got such a lot of things to do at the moment that my hobby of making, drawing and crafting is taking a back seat. But I have been doing a few bits and bobs, a little granny square crochet … Continue reading

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Didn’t sell….time to change..

I don’t seem to be painting or decorating so many of the wooden boxes that I initially went crazy for recently, but these drawers were one of the first things I decorated, they have been in my online shop for … Continue reading

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A plain box no more…

Recently, my mum offered me some drawing paper, canvases and a portable easel, all items a friend of hers was passing on. Needless to say I said ‘yes please!’. So, one day I was looking at the box which is … Continue reading

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‘A’ personalised gift…

I recently realised that a friend was going to be turning 21 and I decided to do a little crafty gift. These little chests of drawers are from The Works and are made from MDF. They are well made and … Continue reading

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Light-up box

I recently bought this little box – I was looking for a box frame to put my commemorative 50ps in but this was reduced in price and I couldn’t res It was just white though with the tree in black … Continue reading

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Peter Rabbit…

There has been a crazy renewal of interest in Beatrix Potter lately – she’s never gone away in this house though. I’ve always been fascinated with her delightful drawings of the woodland animals and bought the little books to read … Continue reading

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