Category Archives: Things to make

And…… arty

This is a project I’ve wanted to make ever since I pinned it. Usually I am not a gold girl but gold was all the drawing pins they had so gold it was. My younger niece and I made a … Continue reading

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Make something ugly

I read and listen to a lot about creativity. Blogs, magazines, t.v shows, podcasts. Making things weaves its way in and out of my day in one form or another. One of the podcasts I’ve been listening to lately is … Continue reading

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Making art every week – update in March

In January I made the bold statement that I was going to make something arty every week. I haven’t done too badly, I have picked up the pencils or the paint or the weaving and managed to make something most … Continue reading

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Adventures in weaving – number three

This one has taken a while. Here is my original post way back in October. I think my colour choice made me hesitant to carry on, as Gav says ‘there’s nothing like glow in the dark art!’ But I am … Continue reading

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A little something to make

This idea is was wholeheartedly inspired by this pin. I loved this canvas piece of art and wanted to try it for myself. I have an old dictionary that’s fallen to pieces, actually I inherited this from an work colleague … Continue reading

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Doing something arty every week

There is nothing like a catchy blog title and this is nothing like one! Ha! I’ve been trying, over the course of the last year or so, to not just pin things over on Pinterest but do something with those … Continue reading

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Script art and being brave

I’ve wanted to make a canvas with script on it for a long time now. Ever since this amazing artist did it and this great blogger did a similar thing. It’s not new now, everyone seems to be doing it … Continue reading

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Too early for a wreath?

No? I’m so glad you said that! I like a wreath. I suppose I was aware of them from an early age but the idea of a wreath aroundĀ  Christmas time was firmly fixed in my mind from the family … Continue reading

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Doing a happy quilty dance

Oh yeah! At long last this baby is done. And you know what? Love it. Why did it take me so long? After my last post (can’t believe it was all that time ago) I did pull it out again … Continue reading

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Another hydrangea wreath

Remember this? Well here is one for this year. The blooms I used last year were from a lovely blue shrub in my Mum’s garden but this year for some reason the blue flowers faded too fast for me to … Continue reading

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