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 […]

New projects on their way

Today I’m sharing a couple of projects that are a work in progress. I found these lovely cactus cut-outs made from MDF. I hear cactus is the new pineapple these days (actually I’ve heard it for a while now) so I better jump on the bandwagon before it’s gone. I’ve primed them and lightly sanded […]

Cutlery Tray Makeover

As time passes some things fall apart, and other things look tired and worn as though they are from another era. Sometimes we can transform the broken down and the old into something new and exciting. My cutlery tray is something I’ve had lying around for over twenty years. In its prime it appeared a […]

Ahhh, love is in the air….

Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate love. It‘s a day where loved ones, family and friends can show how much they care for one another. I love making this day special for my family so today I am sharing a really super simple project with you to help create lifelong memoirs and embrace bonds with the ones […]

Merry Christmas

Hello friends. Well, it’s that time of year again, Christmas is almost here and a new year is just around the corner. Thank you for sharing your stories, special moments and your creativeness. In so many cases your ingenuity has left me in overwhelming admiration. I am so lucky to have found you all. Your […]

A Christmas Workshop

Last weekend I held a workshop. It was for the SFDAV end of year Christmas Luncheon which was held in our lovely community hall. We spent the day laughing, sharing, creating, eating and meeting new likeminded people. And what a great turn up we had. We had two workshops running in the morning. Heleen held […]