Category Archives: Hand-Decorated

Drawing on napkins…

For a recent birthday I received some little bird ornaments…there is a little story about these. My sister and I visited a Christmas Ideal Home Show and the very first stall had some lovely decorations which included some pears which … Continue reading

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Jewellery Box

Last weekend I decided to have a go at decorating a little jewellery box which has a clear acrylic lid. I had previously painted it silvery grey and the inner base was painted purple. I got out a nice big … Continue reading

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A new dress….

Not for me. I’m so busy with the Littleton Family Story that most of my crafty makes seem to be for them at the moment. So a teeny make this week as I had to make a new dress for … Continue reading

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Time to sew….

We’ve had a little clock on our mantlepiece for years… now it sits on a bookshelf as we have no fireplace. I can’t actually remember what it looked like when I first bought it, but it’s been changed many, many … Continue reading

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Mini drawers re-do

Some of the little drawers from The Works, which I really love and use everyday, have been put up for sale in my Etsy shop. Some decorated for Christmas didn’t sell so I decided to re-do them… The design on … Continue reading

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Vanessa Bell …

I was going to name this blog as being inspired by Vanessa Bell, but I’ve actually just copied one of her patterns…. I recently went to an exhibition of Vanessa Bell’s work at the Dulwich Picture Gallery.(It’s on until June … Continue reading

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Pop Art Inspired Drawers

One of the many sets of these little drawers from The Works I have decorated has been given a slightly different look. I drew this tree and then coloured it in with fine felt tip pens. By keeping the lines … Continue reading

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