Meet the Pouch Pets!

So I have opened a shop on Etsy and I am so excited to get selling. Please go over and have a look by clicking here! Each little Pouch Pet, made from polymer clay, is designed, made and painted by myself. They came to life earlier this year and are small enough to fit in … Continue reading

And a partridge in a black frame!

Here’s what I was talking about in my last post, ‘Make your own: Vintage Prints’ (see last post link at bottom of page). It’s a good talking point this little picture, and cheap as the handkerchief was free from a press show! Make sure you iron it if you’re going to do this and don’t … Continue reading

Make your own: Vintage Prints

OKA is definitely the sort of place I would shop for my home if I had a lot more money. But until then, I’m quite happy dreaming and waiting and mimicking their looks with cheaper finds. This time I have my mind set on their Georgian Townhouse set. Fantastic, isn’t it? But pricey too. This … Continue reading

DIY: Make a book ledge

If you liked the bookcase/book ledge leaning against the wall in my last post and want to recreate it, here’s a great DIY tutorial from The Harpster Home. If you don’t like the permanence of sticking them on the wall, think of some other places to put them: an old door, reclaimed wood, lots of … Continue reading

CRAFT: Decorate your walls with book pages

I just love this idea. This clever blogger (bywilma.com) has thought of using old books in a brand new way, just as I mentioned in my impulse buys post. She’s drawn on some of the pages, bicycles and things, and the effect is just wonderful. What a talking point! I love how some are more … Continue reading

Craft: Make a rustic desk

This is a fantastic craft tutorial for making your very own rustic/shabby chic desk out of an old pallet and some stair rail posts! So what you waiting for, these aren’t hard to get hold of. Ask a local shop for a pallet, usually larger corner shops, and a local hardware store or wood shop … Continue reading