Giving leather a fresh new look!

Do you want to give your old leather and leather-like items a fresh new look? Hand painting leather is a great way of creating one of a kind leather goods and it’s never been this easy. I decided to give a faux leather pouch and a notebook cover a makeover with DecoArt Patent Leather paint […]

Inspirational Quotes

 I’ve been drawn to inspirational quotes long before they became a huge fashion thingy. The great motivational power that can be found within the lines of a few astutely chosen words in fancy handwriting or HUGE text; printed on a t shirt, notebook or techie thing (just to name a few) can be quite uplifting […]

Terracotta Glam Up!

Dazzling copper over terracotta? What an elegant way to glam up such an inexpensive item. __ While browsing the fresh produce section of our local supermarket I found myself drawn to these cute terracotta pots. Well, they are designed to tempt foodies with their contents of delicious dips…  but…  I was mostly focused on the […]

Why choose acrylics?

When I enrolled in my first painting class (many years ago) I was given a list of materials to purchase. The paint requirement was a sample box of acrylic paints, it contained about ten tubes, each containing a different colour. Acrylics were all the go back then, a time when Folk Art was HUGE; everyone […]