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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

Homemade jigsaw

Homemade jigsaw

We made this jigsaw from one of Madeline’s pictures. I thought it was a nice idea, but I just couldn’t have predicted her excitement at me cutting up one of her pictures. What to do Choose a drawing or picture, preferably on card. On the reverse draw out your jigsaw pattern, it can be any … 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

Home is where the star is

Home is where the star is

If you love handmade gifts what about this one. It was made as a gift to us from my mother-in-law, she brought it with her to Dubai on her recent visit. It’s an antique style map of the UK, cut into a heart with our home town highlighted by a gold star. It’s just brilliant, … Continue reading