One of the projects born from the treasure hunt through Hobbycraft this week! I got a new, massive book case for my room a little while back, and it destroyed my beautiful frame wall. Here's the latest rendition. I know. It's not the same. I still haven't found a home for my framed chalk board, … Continue reading Crafty Hands
Christmas, everyone wishes for snow. I certainly do- I'm a kid around snow. And in England, we get all wimpy around snow, and all the schools and public transport systems shut down. I love it. Snow days sledding down hills and building snow men! I've lived with Minnesotan's and they definitely agree that us Brits … Continue reading Chalk is the new snow!
I lately gave in, and watched Hunger Games for the first time, after months of listening to friends talking about the books and the movie. I didn't want to do it just because everyone else was.... but eventually I always do. Like when I gave in to twilight- I bought the trilogy of books, ready … Continue reading Jumping on the Bandwagon.
Framing up is complete! I spent weeks scouring charity shops, finding frames of all sizes, and even that beautiful octagonal mirror! They're all different, some include patterned paper (simply a £1 polka dot roll from Primark!), some mirrors, one I painted with chalk board paint from the Range, one with brown paper (from any post … Continue reading Framing Up
So: shabby chic, vintage, old furniture restoration, they're all "in" right now. It's all part of the Green Generation of Reuse. Reduce. Recycle. I admit I was inspired by my cafe. We were decorating the wall with 1920s frames, posters and signs, and I got home and had one of those midnight creativity moments. It's … Continue reading Roughing Up Old Frames