MODERN BOTANICAL DIY PRINTS

EASY DIY BOTANICAL PRINTS WITH A TWIST This is a simple way to create your own botanical prints with a contemporary twist.  This weekend I picked up two very nice simple black chunky frames on offer for 2 for £10 at Homebase, with mounts inside already cut to fit A4 prints.  I then made the … Continue reading MODERN BOTANICAL DIY PRINTS

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Selling at Artisan Markets

I have been really busy recently redecorating the house, and have not been running stalls at Artisan or Craft Markets for over a year.  The last one I did was great, and I totally sold out and also took extra orders for my paper wreaths... but WOW was I knackered at the end!  Christmas is … Continue reading Selling at Artisan Markets

DIY : Botanical Cupboard Makeover

My recent decoration of the Breakfast Room left one piece of furniture standing out like a sore thumb, a cupboard I had perviously overhauled as a shabby chic affair.  However, it was the wrong colours for the room I felt, and did not fit the new scheme. I am really into using wallpaper on furniture … Continue reading DIY : Botanical Cupboard Makeover

Breakfast Room makeover reveal

I have spent the last two days clambering around my breakfast room with paint in hand, and turning it from a very sedate and calm green into a zinging, intense deepest blue.  It all started with some botanical prints that I spotted online at  vintage printables. These were really intense botanical images against dark backgrounds, … Continue reading Breakfast Room makeover reveal

Easter Flower Ideas

These brilliant ideas come from Catriona Summerhill at Homes & Gardens. DAINTY EGGCUP DISPLAYS Hollowed-out eggshells make naturally beautiful containers for the smallest of flower arrangements. Selecting blue hen’s eggs adds a pretty touch to this simple idea, which requires just a few hallmarks of spring, such as delightfully scented lily of the valley and … Continue reading Easter Flower Ideas

3D Paper Pictures and Botanicals

I love botanical prints, and have many old ones over the house.  However, I had a space for some artwork and some box frames lying about, so decided to make my own modern version of botanical prints. They looked great, and I sell mine a lot, they can even be customised for clients with text: … Continue reading 3D Paper Pictures and Botanicals