Way back in the mid-90s, my very artistic ‘tween’ daughter surprised us all with this mural. She had used many of the materials that had been lurking in the basement ‘workshop’ to create this textured masterpiece. The subjects’ hair … Continue reading
Found this gorgeous china blue boy with a goose at GoodWill. It is made in Japan. The vintage plate was found and the cloche is made from $store glass and a salt cellar top also from $store
I got this lovely pineapple from GoodWill … it looks vintagey, but I have no idea if it is. It sits on a cake plate stand made from 2 genuinely vintage plates and 2 $store glass candlesticks..
Back in 97, I found this ‘home sweet home‘ wrapping paper in a $store… it spoke to me, reaching deep inside my vintage loving heart! I must have bought about 3 or 4 rolls, at a buck each, a tub … Continue reading
Remember when this was a look we tried to avoid….. Mascaraed eyelashes that stuck together. I used to have a little pin on hand to address this problem should it arise…. trying to separate my ‘massacered‘ lashes ever so carefully … Continue reading
I made this papier mache bust, when I was 16, sometime after my family and I emigrated to Canada. You might see with the little union jacks that she is a mod Emily and that I missed ‘my home’ Scotland. … Continue reading
I made this 2 xmas’s ago for my eldest son and his fiancee. The images are from the xmas card that I made years ago. (you can see other versions a couple of posts back and in my babies and … Continue reading
aww, you just gotta try some of the most popular posts on craft weblogs dontcha!!! and this is another craft where you have to make sure you glue on the golden animals properly………. trial & error… E6000, Gorilla … you … Continue reading
Very Old mirror…… reflective coating took forever to remove with oven cleaner, paint remover, knives, Brillo pads, time and lots of elbow grease… add one of my most favourite Fornasetti graphics to the back and I love it……. Unfortunately for … Continue reading
white body scrubbers, meant to look like ? organza on a big thrifted wooden wreath?… embellished with a TPRoll decoration (which I later removed).