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Category Archives: creative

A Super Superhero Storage Solution

The kids’ lego storage is currently a set of cardboard drawers and shelves and frankly when we bought them they were adequate but in less than a year the poor … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · 4 Comments

On my work table today…..

Somebody suggested to me to use nail polish on my paintings to create pieces that would keep their shiny glossy textured looks even once dried – so here’s the latest … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Crochainting Progress!

I’ve been buying various tester pots for a house I’m sort of helping to fix up, and I love using them up on canvases. The crochainting is going slowly (I’ve … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dreamsong Lullaby – painted

Ever since I wrote this poem I’ve wanted to paint it. And now it’s finished! As the sun sets over rooftops and houses The sky turns to gold and the … Continue reading

March 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Crochet Mood Blanket – 48th day update

My blanket is now a recognisable blanket shape! 48 days’ worth of memories. Some harder to revisit than others as I’ve been playing catch-up, but the last two blocks have … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

Artchain – Day 5

Day five of the artchain. The idea is to celebrate creativity, posting pictures of your art over five days, and nominating another artist each day to carry on the #artchain. … Continue reading

February 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Artchain – Day 3

Artchain day three. The idea is to celebrate creativity, posting pictures of your art over five days, and nominating another artist each day to carry on the #artchain. This is … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Combining Passions

I wondered the other night whether I’d be brave enough to do this, to sacrifice one of my crochet motifs to paint – and it turns out I am! I … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Evolution of a painting – Green to Pink to Trees

Thought it’d be interesting to document the evolution of one of my paintings! This painting, I wanted to see if I could conquer my issues with green. I rarely use … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Breaking Free

I went to an art exhibition last night. I don’t go to art exhibitions normally, not if I can help it – it’s not that I don’t enjoy art: it’s … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · Leave a comment