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Ivy growing over the house….

Continuing the decoration of a new-to-me dollhouse which I plan to use for my Instagram story of the Littleton Family. I recently painted the front of the house …. I had taken some time researching how I would add the … Continue reading

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Canal Art Inspired…

After a recent trip to Derby, in the East Midlands of England, where I visited a lively pub next to a lock and saw some really gorgeous canal art… I felt inspired to have a go. I had these wooden … Continue reading

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A plain box no more…

Recently, my mum offered me some drawing paper, canvases and a portable easel, all items a friend of hers was passing on. Needless to say I said ‘yes please!’. So, one day I was looking at the box which is … Continue reading

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Gramophone…

I bought this lovely old gramophone from a friend a couple of years ago, I just couldn’t resist. Only problem was it didn’t work, but my husband was up for the challenge of repairing it,  he took the mechanism down … Continue reading

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New Year….

A new year and I am definately going to continue with my self-imposed ‘blog a week’ regime, hope you’ll join me. Life has it’s ups and downs and I have found that a steady stream of arts and crafts really … 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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Flower Laser Cut Wooden Box

This week I have been back in the world of painting on wooden boxes. It’s a really nice size box and I love the laser cut flowery lid. Here’s what I did… First I painted the background with silver acrylic. … Continue reading

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