Vintage Ironstone Porcelain Faience China Ceramic

  This post started in 2016 when I first shared some images of my old white crockery, these oddments of vintage porcelain, ironstone, china, ceramic & faience.  It's a small but mixed collection I have of tureens, platters, jugs, plates & bowls including old mixing bowls. I'm drawn by the inherent beauty of these once … Continue reading Vintage Ironstone Porcelain Faience China Ceramic

Beautiful Rust in Self Isolation: Recycling & a Rusty Pressed Tin Wall (2)

    Following on from (1) & the tin wall grows, grows  . . .  progressing along the wall           Indeed one must consider power points/outlets.           After the tin square is cut I carefully measure & cut out the spots for the electrical outlets. Yes, the … Continue reading Beautiful Rust in Self Isolation: Recycling & a Rusty Pressed Tin Wall (2)

Beautiful Rust in Self Isolation: Recycling & a Rusty Pressed Tin Wall (1)

  Sharing this project, a work in progress, in 2 posts so you can see the wall evolving from the plain gyprock/drywall it was into a feature wall with vintage rusty patina made from old pressed tin. I have had these mixed pieces of pressed metal lying around for some years now.  I knew I … Continue reading Beautiful Rust in Self Isolation: Recycling & a Rusty Pressed Tin Wall (1)

Bouncing Back To 2018: Spring Morning Here At Home

It's the beginning of October & we are into the second month of spring here. How beautiful are the gardens now ...