Painted Vintage Cutglass

Painted Vintage Cutglass

My granny loved cut-glass.  I remember her visiting our home, and as a huge favour to my mom, she would wash the cut-glass collection that decorated the sideboard in our diningroom. I remember the sense of pride we all had as the pieces were placed back all bright and...
Crafted Book Art Vase

Crafted Book Art Vase

This week, I am going to show you how to fashion a vase – not from clay, but from a book!  A bibliographic vessel – A Crafted Book Art Vase! It’s a fairly quick to make, and quite attractive.  Good for storing water-less flora like dried grasses and...
Turned Wood,  Painted Eggs and Easter Songs

Turned Wood, Painted Eggs and Easter Songs

I have a sweet fledgling vintage wooden egg cup collection and Easter seemed like a good time to fill them .  I  was inspired by these beauties –  gradient painted eggs  from the Annie Sloane inspirational post for Easter I am enjoying this collection of cups. ...
Studio Love

Studio Love

A studio is an artist’s or worker’s workroom.     The word studio is derived from the Italian: studio,  from Latin: studium, from studere, meaning to study or zeal. Wikipedia I love my studio space – but I adore it all that much more when it’s...