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Beau Ford
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Miss Mustard...
Mustard Chest (the afternoon light made it look quite peachy, cute too!)     I love mustard shades! I've written about it before but haven't painted with it for a while. Inspired by one of my students at the Albany Summer School last week (who refinished a ...

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Happy New Year!
I hadn't forgotten about my blog, life just got busy!  I literally looked at my stats today after months of hiding and see that there has been a constant, steady stream of visitors coming to see what I do...I do plenty, honestly (!)...just haven't been talk...

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Raising a little cash :)
For the last couple of years I have been President of our little Playgroup and unless any more little people join our family, these will be my last few months! I wanted to do a little fundraiser on top of our show-bag & crafting efforts at the annual 'Shire...

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Farmhouse Platters
I had the idea few months ago to make some large wooden platters. Great hunks of wood, spread with delicious morsels of yummy food to share with friends or an exciting food prep' board :) Homedit Roar Events A Daily Something Teal & Lime Francois et Moi I f...

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A Tiffany Blue offering...
Tiffiny & Co. A friend offered me an old dresser that she had been using as a surface between single beds in her guest room, when she brought it over, it was actually more like a small buffet. I had been obsessing over a Tiffany Blue shade that I had seen o...

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My interview via Annie Sloans's Blog, Paint & Colour
I have been featured on Annie Sloan's Blog, Paint & Colour - a little about me, my style and why I love Chalk Paint so very much! This montage is a teaser for my Painter in Residence pieces...   My pieces, along with Janice and Alex 's, will be posted over ...

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Driftwood inspired desk/hall table
I love driftwood! I liked the idea of using the beautiful weathered style wood to add interest to one of my painted pieces. Problem is, we live an hour from the coast BUT we do live on a farm which means lots of older sections of wood knocking around (if yo...

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Painters in Residence scheme
Hello there! Have I been missing in action??! No, but I have had a few quiet weeks on the blogging front after completing my Painter in Residence pieces with Annie Sloan. The scheme started rolling out as of yesterday, follow this link to Annie's blog to re...

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Adding a modern twist to garden pots!
Most of us have old garden pots knocking around, some of them you have looked at for years, they do their job so they stay where they are. Others are given to us or picked up for next to nothing. Sometimes a fresh splash of colour of quirky design is called...

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Adding a modern twist to garden pots!
Most of us have many old pots knocking around the garden, some of them you have looked at for years, they do their job so they stay where they are. Others are given to us or picked up for next to nothing. Sometimes a fresh splash of colour of quirky design ...
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