Category Archives: Crafts

Map Art How to Make a Unique Pet Portrait

Create Some Unique Map Art With A Pet Portrait

Would you love to have some personalized original artwork on your walls but don't think your painting skills are up to it? That's me!   You'd love a portrait of your pet or a loved one but know that when you finished painting, it would probably look nothing...
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Five of the Best Upcycled Mother’s Day Gifts .

The Best Upcycled Mother's Day Gifts from Pillarboxblue

If your English and reading this you may think that this post is a bit late. (In the UK we celebrated Mother's Day in March). However, the rest of the world seems to celebrate Mother's Day in May.   I grew up in Hong Kong where despite being...
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How To Make A Stunning Wall Planter From Broken Plates

How to Transform Broken Crockery into a Beautiful Mosaic Wall Planter

When my eldest son accidently broke my favourite plate, whilst silently screaming on the inside, on the outside, I was calm. I just put the plate to one side. I couldn't bare to throw it away.   My favourite plate was beyond repair but I...
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How to Make Simple but Beautiful Map Roses

How to Make Simple but Beautiful Map Roses

Map Roses: Who doesn't like receiving a bunch of flowers? Sorry to put a damper on things, however, eventually, they wilt and die. The flowers go from smelling lovely and sweet to stinking something rotten!   I'd love to have a regular supply of fresh flowers but...
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