As you may have noticed, things have been a bit quiet on the blog and social media since we closed our shop front in Smythesdale in January this year. I have had a few people message to ask if we are still creating and curating and the short answer is YES we are!! Click to read all the latest goss ..
As I am typing this blog update, I can’t believe how fast this year has flown! Especially the last three months, and no wonder, in the last 3 months I have had […]
Hello on this winters afternoon!
I am a bit excited to share my current transformation with you all as it involves a rocking horse form!! I have received a number of messages asking how I achieved the weathered concrete/stone finish, so I thought that I better get cracking and do a blog post / tutorial on this gloriously fun and effective finish.
It’s Workshop time!! Taking bookings now for our Sweet Pickins Milk Paint 101 Basics Class. Date: Saturday 22nd April Time: 11am – 3pm Cost: $150pp Location: Throo the Gate Cafe (at rear […]
I cannot believe how fast this year is going. And how slack I have been in sharing some of my more recent transformations. So today I thought I would share with you […]
With the last few days here in Ballarat it seems pretty undisputed that winter is well on its way. I know a lot of people really dread the […]
Sometimes I find myself taking on some projects that in hind sight may have been slightly very ambitious. Most of the time these are the projects that test my resolve and vision but generally […]
I didn’t realize till it came time to set up shop how hard it can be to find a shop counter that will suit both your space and budget. I had a […]
I have a major soft spot for whimsical hand painted furniture. I just love it when someone takes the time to sketch out a design and then has the talent to paint […]
I love primitive, depression era and old farmhouse furniture. It shows its age and has so much character and history about it. Lately I have been obsessing over depression era pieces such […]