Tag Archives: pattern

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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Inspired by Billy Connolly…

My husband and I watched a brilliant programme on TV recently. It was all about three new portraits of Billy Connolly in celebration of his 75th birthday. It’s well worth catching up on if you can. Whilst showing us his … 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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Felt pen decorated box

Oh I know I have posted lots of blogs about decorating boxes, I love boxes and drawers and things for putting things in…I don’t think anyone can ever have too many! Also, these boxes from The Works are really great, … Continue reading

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Decorating Plates

Decorating plates or any crockery & glassware is easy with Sharpie pens. This blog shows you how and tests the permanancy with a week of normal usage. The result is not good! Continue reading

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