Tag Archives: Wooden Box

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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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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Pyrography

In a recent sort out I came across my old Pyrography set, its basically a soldering iron which is used as a pen to burn designs into wood.¬† Mines not a great one as the point at which you can … Continue reading

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Another box…

This poor box has had many incarnations… I recently changed it to have Dennis the Menace pictures on it and was very happy with it – till I went to open it and realised I’d stuck the images on the … Continue reading

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Another box re-do

This little treasure chest style box was previously painted black with rosebuds – it was up for sale in my Etsy shop and although a few ‘liked’ it …no-one bought it so I’ve decided to revamp it. The size is:- … 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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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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Tree Box

A recent week off work gave me plenty of time to be creative. But we did have a couple of days out and one was to a most amazing place, if you ever visit Surrey, England it should definately be … Continue reading

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Large Fretwork Top Box

This week’s blog is about another storage box from The Works, you can see what other folk do with the lovely wooden craft supplies from the Works at their own blog and what a lovely box this is. It’s large … Continue reading

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