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The Doors table in use on the front porch .... and loving it

Sitting in a rocking chair drawing on the front porch on a warm fall day, I looked down at this table I painted this summer and thought it looked like a still life. 43 more words


Getting busy with the fizzy

Charlotte lamented recently that ‘humanity has evolved too far’, because every time she has a spanking new idea for her art, whether towards her GCSE or just for her own interest, she finds that someone has already thought of it. 342 more words

Champagne Bucket Upcycle

I absolutely love to use old antiqued silver in my kitchen. My grandmother used to have many silver platters, and I think of her whenever I see one. 399 more words


Spray Painting Tips and Tricks

Hi friends.  I have joked before that I’ll spray paint anything that holds still long enough.  While that’s a bit of an exaggeration, a big chunk of my projects and my posts here on jhb involve spray painting, so I figured I’d share my best tricks and tips with you guys! 418 more words

Home Decor

My Key Lime Green Mirror

It’s the New Adventures of Old Mirror up in here, dudes.

A friend gifted me this mirror a couple of years ago. It didn’t match my stuff, but I knew it was a great piece that I could somehow work with, so I happily accepted her generousity. 511 more words

Home Decor

Cosmetic reconstruction at 50

In my mind I am still an irresponsible young thing. Sadly, in reality I am an irresponsible middle aged woman, and this is what the rest of the world sees.  212 more words

Art Deco