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Felt Tips

March 19, 2014

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I just realised I haven’t put anything up for a while. But I have since the last blog been using felt tips. I bought some for a charity do I helped to organise to keep kids entertained, they weren’t interested, but I got left with lots of felts. Ooooh the colours, oooo felts that change colour with application of a magic felt… (dribble, drool etc.). I also founds some posh felts at Oxfam for a knock down price, so now I’ve got hundreds of them, and Grayson Perry made a passing remark about getting his felts out to help him think about new work, and if it’s good enough for him…anyway there’s more but here’s a few – I haven’t bought a birthday card in a while now!

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Mum and Dad’s Autumn Garden

October 20, 2013

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Come on! This really is my Mum and Dad’s garden, and all the Autumn colour has come together at the same time, isn’t it glorious? My mum is a planting genius and my dad does the hard labour and dangerous tree surgery – great job eh?! Nothing to do with me I might add, I just wanted everyone to see it. Please leave a nice comment if you like it, they’ll be well chuffed.

Mini-Mansion

September 30, 2013

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house 90A Pair of 6 x 6 trivets, in the form of Uppark House, for a 90th birthday present for a lady who very much likes her National Trust visits.

The clouds, you may have spotted, announce the birthday, and the seasons are reflected from winter to Autumn in the grounds of the house.

 

 

Birthday Roses

September 30, 2013

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roses 80Dinner plate sized, this mosaic in cut glass is an image of a rose called Sweet Shirley, in dappled foliage/background  – it was commissioned for an 80th birthday as a wall plaque. Can you spot the 80? And can you guess what the Birthday Girl’s name was?

 

Lazy Daisy Trivet Set

September 26, 2013

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Items for Sale

These were made for you if you have a penchant for the 60s/ 70’s vintage look. The tiles are rounded and iridescent, and I have arranged them in a square daisy pattern. The large is 12″ x 12″, the medium is 10″ x 10″, the small 6″ x 6″. They are a set, but not the same, using a different colour for the background in each. For the set, £75m Plus P&P (they do weigh a lot, postage will be lots probably, if you like them I’ll find out or we can think of another way to get them to you.)

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Picnic Design Trivet Set

September 26, 2013

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Items for Sale

When I say Items, I’d be a bit loath to let these go separately, so think of them as a set of trivets. I wouldn’t actually take them on a picnic; heavy.

They make use of rather restrained tiles but set in nice 50s inspired patterns. The colours are white, grey and teal, and black.

The Large one is 10″ x 10″ and the smaller three are 6″ x 6″ each.

There is a tiny scratch on one of the tiles on one of the small ones (not that you’d notice, I’m just being mega honest) so although I’d love to charge £100 for the set of four, I’m only going to charge £85 plus P&P. Bargain! Let me know if you’re interested.

 

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Mosaic Selection

September 26, 2013

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Items for Sale

The following looked like they belong on the same post, so here goes:

 
whitesquareAbove, inspired by groovy sixties space age type patterns, white yellow and mirror backed pink tiles, all hand cut and rounded. Nice if you have a pristine white kitchen maybe?  £30 , 6″ x 6″.

 

rasberrycrossAbove, iridescent fawn tiles with an iridescent raspberry coloured cross. £25 plus P&P.  6″ x 6″.

 

swedishAgain, if you have a stylish white kitchen you might like this one – it has smooth white tiles, bigger than I normally use but really nice in a minimal way, with a touch of  glass millefleur for colour in the centre. £25 plus P&P, 6″ x 6″. Let me know if you are interested in any of these.

Man Mosaics

September 26, 2013

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Items for Sale

For the chap who likes to cook – kitchen trivets in manly tiles – hope you agree! (Also for women with brown kitchens of course.)

mantriv2This one above is a whopping 12″ x 12″ and made of lots of iridescent tiles in different colours in a concentric pattern. I deal to keep by the hob for when you’re using lots of pans, or as a table trivet.  It’s £45, plus P&P, let me know if you’re interested. There is a shadow of my head taking the picture on the corner of this – apologies!

Below is another macho mosaic with glittery brown tiles and a bit of a teal pattern, a beefy 12″ x 12″, also £45 plus P&P, again let me know if you like the look of either of these.

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Purple Mosaics

September 26, 2013

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Items for Sale

I have two cut glass purple in the stripe pattern and one in the log cabin pattern. If you have a purple kitchen, well, you’re laughing!

They are £30 each plus P&P, let me know if you’re interested.  All three 6″ x 6″.

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Bobble Mosaics

September 26, 2013

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Items for Sale

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These trivs are made from loverly commercial bathroom/kitchen tiles which are thick and very iridescent. I discovered if you scrape the original (boring) colour paint off the bottom of them they become clear, and then you can stick them over any colour mixed with glue, same with the glass bobbles. Both are 6″ x 6″.

They are £30 each, plus P&P – green bobble or silver/lilac bobble – if you’re interested let me know.

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