I came across these beautiful paintings recently whilst browsing through the internet and at first I had to make a double-take! They are the mastermind of a very talented Ukrainian oil painter called Oleg Shuplyak who takes often landscaped and scenic scenes and places his subjects strategically in order to create the optical illusion of Continue reading
Although a great traditional craft, flower pressing can require a fair amount of patience. By using your microwave you can achieve very similar results to flower pressing but literally within seconds!
Peonies seem to work particularly well and you can produce some lovely effects by placing them in the Continue reading
Anything which brings a smile to the face of a hay fever sufferer has got to help lift their mood. Why not decorate one of Homecrafts wooden tissue boxes? They are a great gift for the sneezy someone in your life. Personalize it with paints, modelling cards and clays and see the twinkle in the recipients’ bloodshot Continue reading
It’s a short and sweet one from me this month. It feels like a month a go since the Diamond Jubilee, but I thought I would share my experience of the day with you anyway. Our Village decided to have a scarecrow competition among other things, to celebrate the event. I photographed a few of the Continue reading