Category Archives: Decoration

Hand-painted spoon rest

I recently brought this spoon rest, it was just plain white, just asking to be decorated! I’ve got a bit hooked on this pattern at the moment but felt it suited this item. Here’s what I did… Then I changed … Continue reading

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Mini drawers decorated with daisies…

  I was in The Works again the other day and just popped one more of these little drawers in my basket. They are such good value, made in MDF which isn’t everyone’s first choice but they are well made … Continue reading

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My new bedside cabinet

One of my early blogs was about a three tiered cake server that I had decided to use as a bedside unit, I had painted it to tie in with my curtains and was pretty happy with it. That is … Continue reading

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Sunflower…

Does everyone love sunflowers? I think they must, they are just so beautiful, bright and the more you investigate them the more fascinating they become, here’s an interesting site which lists just 20 sunflower facts. I don’t profess to drawing … Continue reading

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Napkins – decorating a little gift

One of the items on my niece’s gift list was a salt and pepper set, cute little hens. As I love drawing on napkins I decided to do some to match these little hens. I bought some nice plain white … Continue reading

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Daisy ~ the butter dish

I recently popped to my local supermarket and whilst wandering around I spotted a white butter dish reduced to only £3. I bought it, and decorated it, of course! I used my porcelain felt pens and first of all drew … Continue reading

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Wedding cake slice….

Together with other family we bought items from the wedding list for the main gifts for my niece’s marriage ceremony, but it wouldn’t be me if I didn’t add a few little homemade touches… I had seen this cake slice … Continue reading

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