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Little splodges of colour…

I recently went to London’s National Gallery for an exhibition on Leonardo de Vinci’s Virgin of the Rocks. It was really good – over now though so I won’t go on and tell you what you missed! Whilst walking through … Continue reading

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All change….

The other day I had a late start and began the day with a cuppa …whilst sitting up and sipping my tea in bed, I decided that the IKEA¬† chest of drawers in that room needed a change. I decided … Continue reading

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Renovated drawers…

As you may have spotted if you saw my blog on Marianne North recently, I felt the need to re-do my pen drawers after the chest of drawers were done. These drawers were bought in IKEA a long time ago … Continue reading

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Marianne North….

This week I have been making a mess… sanding off layers and layers of paint and papers from an IKEA chest of drawers which has seen many finishes. Then, when I had a nice blank canvas I got to work … 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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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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Dennis the Menace…

Some time ago I purchased a box of postcards featuring The Beano comic. The comic was first published in 1938 and is still going!¬† I recently visited a friend in hospital, had no idea what to take, didn’t know if … 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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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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Dragonfly Drawers

Here I go again… decorating little wooden drawers from The Works.co.uk with felt-tip pens. It’s a nice way to colour them, it stops the wood getting really wet with paint and expanding.. a great pain with drawers, as I found … Continue reading

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