Whenever I take photos when I am not in the UK (ie: in sunny places), the light always seems better... Clearer, more intense colours and so on. So far, in all my travels India and Africa seem to have the best light for photography, but then again it depends what you are photographing I suppose.... … Continue reading What is it about the light on holiday?i
Something has changed - it could be hormonal, or maybe I have had a small stroke and a part of my brain has switched to a new dimension, but I just cannot get enthused at the moment with natural shades and calm interiors. Neutrals are great for making things look spacious, calm and restful, but … Continue reading It’s Official. I don’t get a kick out of neutrals anymore….c
Actually, tomorrow I go to Market... or to be more precise the Whitehall Artisan Market...10-4 at the lovely Whitehall Garden Centre in Lacock. I have been beavering away getting things ready, and it is ominously pouring with rain today, so I hope it stops pronto or no-one will be out and about! I will be … Continue reading This little piggy went to market……
This weekend I have been buzzing about all over the place. Distressing samples for mirror makeovers, going to a lovely wedding, then going to my first gallery exhibition opening, and ending today with a gargantuan task of upcycling the biggest mirrors I HAVE EVER SEEN! PAINT EXPERIMENTATION: On Friday, with my friend and accomplice-in-paint Claire, … Continue reading A cracker of a busy few days….paint, weddings, exhibition and more makeover paint.
I saw this post on Becoration, and it has some great ideas. Given my recent work on a map for a gallery, (picture at bottom of post), here are some things I can do with the leftover spares I have! I love the wall map with tags.... Great ideas for decorating with maps.
This week I have been feeling very sorry for myself as I have had a frozen shoulder and had to halt all creative pursuits over the weekend until it started to calm down as I basically could not use my arm at all. This for me is a form of hell, not being able to … Continue reading Cheer Up Wednesday… and Vote for Make!