The Marriage of Figaro – Is Opera a dying art?

I am digressing from my normal posts of design and making things, due to inspirational event  activities.  Last night I attended a live stream of the Royal Opera House's performance of The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart.  My eldest daughter is studying Voice as a Junior member of the Royal College of Music, so it … Continue reading The Marriage of Figaro – Is Opera a dying art?

Junk shop mirror makeover

another bargain find Whilst buying the sideboard for a makeover, I found this mirror at the back of the same shop. For bargain price of £10 I snapped it up.  I had been hunting for one for my guest room that I recently did a makeover on. It is dark, badly varnished and very large.  … Continue reading Junk shop mirror makeover

Junk Shop Sideboard Makeover

FINDING A JUNK SHOP SIDEBOARD The Armoire which caused so much chaos, see prior story about internet fraudsters, was finally sold to a lovely local lady.  This left a gaping chasm in the hallway, and I needed to find something in which I could store art paper supplies, and general 'stuff'.  I trawled local ads … Continue reading Junk Shop Sideboard Makeover