Botanical Bottles

Botanical Bottles

We have made a huge decision – to put our house on the market.  With that has come a mix of emotions  –  the heartache of leaving a much-loved home full of memories behind and the excitement of the adventure of finding something new. It has also resulted...
Mini Paint Project

Mini Paint Project

I’ve been doing a number of small paint projects at home, using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®.  According to the website, it is very easy to work with and rarely requires any prep, such as sanding or priming.  It can be used on just about any surface – from...
Cords – Rainbow Tinted Coils

Cords – Rainbow Tinted Coils

I have a copy of Elizabeth Glasier Foster’s book – Embroidery and Design in the New Stitchery, published in 1926.  Included in this volume is a chapter on making the most interesting cords. Her colourful encouragement lights up the black and white pages...
Kanzashi Flower Necklace

Kanzashi Flower Necklace

Japanese styled fabric flower necklace created from local vintage sari fabric.  Threaded with a hand-twisted cotton cord and finished off with touches of crochet. Available as a Boutique Limited Edition option from Freshly Found More colour options coming...
Azuma Bukuro Bags

Azuma Bukuro Bags

Azuma Bukuro – Quite a mouthful! A  clever and simple traditional Japanese style bag. Also called a wrap bag or triangle bag. [I believe Azuma means East and Bukuro means bag or wrapping] It’s made from a rectangle of fabric that’s cleverly folded...