Fish Bowl Freebie

While cruising the streets recently, (a popular pastime as you may have guessed) I found a large fishbowl vase that somebody had put out to be collected in the hard rubbish. Now some of you may know I have an absolute obsession with glass, so there was no way I was going to leave that…

Pot Head

Sometimes the junk Gods really smile on me. As you know I love council clean up. The wonderful time when people put their junk out on the side of the road to be collected and disposed of by the council. To me, the footpaths are paved with gold. Last weekend I was heading off to…

A New Paint Job

Stay still for long enough in my household and chances are I’ll paint you. You may remember the sideboard I picked up on the side of the road back here. First I painted it pink. And I loved it to death….. for about five minutes. Then I got bored with it and gave it a…

Red Cross

Last week I was looking for a project. Something fairly easy, using materials I already had. A quick glance around the shed yielded a large wooden crate. I’ve had it for ever and it was starting to look a bit tired and faded. The perfect candidate for a make over. I was slightly terrified to…