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Colour Inspiration August ~ 'Vintage'

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Colour Inspiration August ~ 'Vintage'

I grew up in a turn of the century Villa and now own a 1950's timber weatherboard home so I've spent most of my life around antique furniture and collectables.

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Colour Inspiration July ~ 'Crafty'

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Colour Inspiration July ~ 'Crafty'

Are you a multi-crafter?  I am, especially at this time of year when hand-crafts that can be done from the comfort of a blanket den are an appealing way to spend an evening.

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Monthly Musing ~ Playing Catch-up!

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Monthly Musing ~ Playing Catch-up!

I've returned from holiday and I'm enjoying being back amongst the pretty fabrics, soft laces and colourful elastics.  I have a wee bit of work to catch-up on so luckily I enjoy a good to-do list.  I feel a smug sense of satisfaction from writing down a list of intentions and that's even before I start ticking them off! 

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Colour Inspiration May ~ 'Reflections'

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Colour Inspiration May ~ 'Reflections'

Fawn, smoky blue, forest green, claret and ice blue.  These colours create a more subdued and introspective pallet.

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Meet the Maker ~ 7 Questions with Steph

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Meet the Maker ~ 7 Questions with Steph

I just HAD to interview Steph for the month of April! 

This month's theme screaming - Go bold or go home! - put me in mind of Steph's Instagram feed.  An avid sewist, Steph makes some colour inspiring garments and doesn't shy away from fabulous, outside the box, colour combo's and prints.

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