Art

Amaryllis-Edward-Roseno

NGV Festival of Photography

It is so easy to take a photo and so easy for us to make our photos look like those of the professional that I wonder what I am going to find in a photography exhibition. The NGV is running a festival of Photography so you can check out how your photos rank. When…

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St Kilda Twilight Market

St Kilda Twilight Market O’Donnell Gardens 2016/2017

December arrives and the fabulous and fun St Kilda Twilight Market is up and running again.  It’s on again this Thursday, the 8th of December and goes right through summer until March next year. Every year during summer the St Kilda Twilight Market brings the local community and visitors together on Thursday evenings with…

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Laneway learning

Laneway Learning, Melbourne

Have you heard of Laneway learning?  It’s what I’m talking about at the moment . I have been getting updates on their courses for a while now but I have only just attended one – ‘Write Your Own Short Stories’.  That’s something I’m trying to do along with writing a book that I mentioned…

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Hand-Embroidery

National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) Free exhibitions.

One of the current free exhibitions at the NGV is called ” Exquisite Threads – English Embroidery 1600s to 1900s.” These days we aren’t used to seeing embroidery that is done by friends and family and most of us don’t do it ourselves.  As I walked in I tried to remember any of my…

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French-shutter-painted-with-Chalk-PaintTM

Chalk Paint(TM) at French and Co

Annie Sloan’s Chalk PaintTM colour, Provence, has rejuvenated this old French shutter and made it into a striking feature.   Don’t you love these colours?  It was the colours all displayed on wooden spoons that drew my attention to this paint.  The first time I walked into French and Co I saw these  tins…

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