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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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Everlasting wisteria…

On my morning walks I’ve been thoroughly enjoying the gorgeous front gardens around. The lovely sunny daffodils stood out; then the gorgeous magnolia and Spring blossoms; next for me to notice was the wisteria and now that seems to be … 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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Daffodil time…(part 1)

I haven’t been painting so many boxes lately, but I decided to have a trip to The Works the other day and saw this money box. It’s so plain I couldn’t bare not to decorate it. So, once home I … 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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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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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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Things I’ve done….

Another week has gone by without any major makes, I’m actively trying to get more ‘me-time’ but currently all I really do is crochet, and I’ve told you all about that! So this morning whilst thinking about what to write … 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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Hobbies & Pastimes…

Yesterday my husband, daughter and I took the day off work. My husband set off for Sussex and spent a happy day riding Steam Trains My daughter and I headed off to Alexandra Palace, London. It’s an iconic venue if … Continue reading

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