Those who can remember my wife's contributions towards the village scarecrow competition in recent times will know that she's a dab hand a handicraft. Here are a couple of those scarecrows (below left) together with a dragonfly brooch (centre) and some replica Crown jewels (right) which she has also made over the years.
n.b. most of the following photos can be enlarged by 'clicking' on them.
Her speciality and favourite craft is called decoupage - which involves decorating a surface or an object with paper cut-outs which are then varnished as illustrated by these kitchen cupboards she did a few years ago (below).
Which brings me to her latest creation - a kitchen chair decorated to illustrate some of the animals who visit our garden (click to enlarge) .....