Tagged with Art

Colour chart art

Colour chart art

My mother-in-law wanted some simple and effective art work to brighten up her bathroom so she came up with this, framed paint colour charts. This picture was made with a Farrow & Ball colour charts and framed in an Ikea’s Norrlida frame. This picture was particularity easy to make as the Farrow and Ball cards … Continue reading

Little Lobster prints

Little Lobster prints

My little nephew is now 6 months old and his mummy was looking for some inspiration to brighten up the walls in his room now that he is taking more interest in his surroundings, so me and the kids decided to paint a canvas for him. Not only will it brighten up his walls but … Continue reading

I’m getting into signage

I’m getting into signage

When I was experimenting transferring images to canvas I wondered what else I could transfer, so I tried transferring text to wood, the results are AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!! That’s it I’m addicted now, I’m going to be making them for everyone and everything. Just look at it, it’s gorgeous. To make it you will need Plywood Acrylic … Continue reading

Your photos on canvas

Your photos on canvas

I’ve been researching a lot recently about how to transfer my photos onto canvas and today I gave it a go. The results were mixed but I was not disappointed. I’d recommend giving this ago especially if you like a vintage feel, in fact I would go as far as to say, you gotta try … Continue reading

Beautiful butterflies

Beautiful butterflies

When we first arrived in Dubai we walked into our empty villa with its huge rooms and equally huge walls and I wondered how we would ever make it feel like a home. The dozens of pictures we brought from the UK didn’t do much to fill the walls so I started looking at things … Continue reading

Little traveller’s log books

Little traveller’s log books

Well the big pack-up has begun ready to head home to cooler climes for the summer and the kids are super excited about going home on an aeroplane! The novelty still hasn’t worn off which got me to thinking, wouldn’t it be lovely to keep a record of all the flights that they have ever … Continue reading

A morning at Café Céramique

A morning at Café Céramique

A couple of weeks ago, for Madeline’s birthday, we went to Café Céramique at Festival City, a place where you can paint your own pottery. It’s somewhere we have been meaning to go for a while but never quite managed to get there until now. We’ve done a lot of ceramic painting in the UK so … Continue reading

Tablecloth artwork

Tablecloth artwork

I snapped a picture of this product in a store in Hong Kong when traveling last month. This could be a great idea of a table cloth for a creative family. You certainly don´t need to buy the ready made package. Buy any fabric you like and permanent markers in any colors you like. Then sit … Continue reading

The amazing ARTE Soukh

The amazing ARTE Soukh

Yesterday afternoon I went to ARTE UAE at the Times Square Centre, it’s one of those things I have been meaning to do for the the past two years and never got round to, and boy have I been missing out! 180 stalls over two floors of unique arts and crafts, food, jewellery, homewares, clothes, … Continue reading

Fingers in red, yellow, green and blue

Fingers in red, yellow, green and blue

Today we made some fingerprint artwork. We used acryl paint and with pencil we painted sponges to dip the fingers on.  It can get a bit messy, specially with small children who can get their dirty fingers all over in a split second. If you have a damp cloth ready before you start you should be … Continue reading

Inspired by Dubai

Inspired by Dubai

A while ago  I saw a picture with “ladies”  – That inspired me to make theese two painting.  I made a similar one from same series of ladies,  and I gave that away to a dear friend of mine. Its a acryl painting 30×40 cm. canvas.  Hope you like it /// Carina