Linocut Project – Harry Potter’s Firebolt

I’ve made a simple Harry Potter linocut of a Firebolt broomstick for a project I’m working on for G-Man’s birthday. It’s intended to be the first of a few Harry Potter linocut prints. But though I have something very specific in mind for it, I  couldn’t resist playing around with…

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Steampunk-Victorian Chic Bathroom Makeover!

After seven years of living with the grottiest bathroom on the planet, we’ve finally managed to update it – huzzah! ​Now I realise this blog isn’t really about interior design, but I was so excited I had to share it. Yes, it was bad. Oh so very bad. Nasty dark…

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Alice in Wonderland Scarecrow Festival

Alice in Wonderland scarecrow of Playing Card Gardener painting white roses red.

One of the many wonderful community events run in our local neighbourhood is the annual scarecrow parade that takes place every September.  This year, I really wanted to get involved and so corralled some of my friends and neighbours on our street into doing our scarecrows on the same theme….

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Vintage Loveliness… Bucket Chair

Quick and Colourful Washi Tape Fix for Tatty Chair Legs I lucked upon a lovely old bucket chair in my local vintage emporium recently, and have been in a quandary ever since as to what to do with it. I was thinking of painting the original pink woven seat a…

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