Sometimes, you just should say ‘no’ – The Before

Silence from me as of late, but for very valid reasons.  On top of general life, work, running a late night parental taxi service and so on, I have been preparing to sell my house (it sold in a week), and then I got myself in a total pickle with the local church. I was … Continue reading Sometimes, you just should say ‘no’ – The Before

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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

An educational Art Week for very little people….

Although most of the blog tends to be about Crafts & Interiors, I also tutor art to children and paint myself.  Last week I was in London to run an Arts Week for 4-7 year olds at a Primary School.  They are very small, and there are 3 classes per year group and three year … Continue reading An educational Art Week for very little people….

I SAW this and had to make some more…..

My husband bought me home a beautiful, and bit odd, gift recently.... this amazing saw with message painted onto it: This is serendipity I am sure, as I am helping my friend design her tattoo parlour 'Rocket Queen' at the moment.  So I decided to make some for the shop that she can use.... after … Continue reading I SAW this and had to make some more…..