The Wood Work Collection

The Wood Work Collection

The Wood Work Story I am a collector of goodies. I am energised by the vibrant rhythm of similar items grouped together. Lately i have been drawn to wooden items – in particular wood that ‘works’ for us. (wood work) I have picked up many homeless...
Chat Sticks – DIY Game

Chat Sticks – DIY Game

Making and connecting in community.   These chat sticks are a simple fun project to make together and use.  They are conversation ignitors – to keep on hand for loadshedding, when friends come round, to keep guests at a wedding entertained during a photos...
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. ...
Novelty Wooden Goodies

Novelty Wooden Goodies

I had some fun with my macro lens, while photographing this pair of coathangers for the online store.   One is labelled with Union Castle Line, and I guess that means it may have hung up a sailor’s uniform. The other one is a folding or travelling coathanger,...
Envelopes and Roses!

Envelopes and Roses!

For a while I have added envelopes to the list of things I don’t throw away!   I am so happy with the way they have transformed into buttonhole roses!  We can make these up for your function too – but we may need help with the envelope...
The Same

The Same

There is something so pleasing about having collections of similar things – Similar shapes, Similar sizes, similar uses and similar colours.   For a while I have been collecting wooden goodies – spoons, apples, egg cups, bowls, knife handles and even a...