My favourite illustrator again.

I have posted before about the Australian illustrator Robert Ingpen and mentioned a book called Wonderlands.  I was lucky enough to find the book at a much reduced price when we were in Melbourne visiting our elder daughter and her family.  A great bargain. I just love his artwork. From Wind in the Willows. I…

It has taken a year. . .is that procrastinating?

I wrote a blog post in October 2017 saying that I wanted to redecorate our bedroom. This is how our bedroom looked then.I have almost finished the redecoration and it has taken longer than I anticipated. The reason for the delay in starting was summoning up the courage to tackle using chalk paint.  I checked…

Paint makes a world of difference

I have been redecorating our lounge room as it is almost nine years since we moved into the house and I decorated the lounge when we first moved and now feel it is time for a change. The lounge is two steps down so the wall behind the lounge suite is tall and therefore needs…

Some changes in the front entry.

I have been doing a bit of painting lately.  I decided our front entry was too dark and so decided to give it a bit of a lift. This is looking towards the study. Towards the front door before I started painting. I wanted to lighten things up a bit so have gone for pearl…

A laundry update

Having been away for a few days the renovation of the laundry took a bit of a setback.  We are now back home and I have recommenced work on the renovation.  The weather here has been pretty wet and cold so not really conducive to painting. The laundry tub before and after. I have managed…

Go, go gadget go!

I’m not too sure if this particular item qualifies as a gadget but it is one that I cannot do without when I am painting. I have been painting the exterior of the house recently and at the moment I am working on a section at the front of the house.  This particular part of…