More Fabulous Finds

The streets were paved with gold recently during the council hard rubbish collection. My backyard is currently filled with amazing items I collected from the side of the road. More fabulous finds than I could have ever hoped for.  Things people no longer wanted. Things with so much character that I just had to bring…

Drink Crate

It’s that time of year again. Yes, it’s council clean up time. Oh joy of joys! Mountains of unwanted stuff, piled outside onto the footpath, waiting to be plundered by treasure seekers such as myself. It’s usually the scrap metal merchants who cruise by first, looking for easy cash. then the people who break open…

Apothecary Display Jars

I visited a museum recently while on holiday, and was drawn to the amazing displays of  specimens in apothecary jars.  Snakes, insects, all manner of creatures looking pale and interesting in their formaldehyde bath. Macabre to some, but fascinating and beautiful to me. It inspired me to create a similar display at home. I already…