B.Inspired Art

Art by Rebecca Barkley

Weird things for weird people

I’m at it again, making more of these creepy little critters.. dead mummified faery specimens! This time around I’ve added a few extra details like jewelry, hair beads and I’m … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Faery in the Key Cabinet

Behold! The Faery in the Key Cabinet. Or should I say the Mystery of the Faery in the Key Cabinet! But that was too long for the heading. Point is, … Continue reading

June 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Magical Rainbow Unicorn Chocolate

It’s magical.. it’s rainbow.. it’s unicorn chocolate. Yeah, you read that right. Oh my goddess this stuff is super easy to make and you can totally twist the recipe to … Continue reading

March 27, 2017 · 2 Comments

‘Dream Catcher’ M+P Soap

After making my very first ever batch of soap and still feeling productive.. I washed everything and jumped head first into another batch I wanted to try out. Lavender, Chamomile … Continue reading

March 11, 2017 · 5 Comments

Beginner’s guide to Melt and Pour soap

Making soap is one of those things I’ve wanted to try for a long time but the whole corrosive acid thing kinda scared me off. But recently I started looking … Continue reading

March 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

7 Photographers to Inspire You

The following photographers are so far the most inspiring I have come across. They’re the artists behind the work that makes me want to try and create amazing pictures, send … Continue reading

February 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Experimenting with Watercolours

I have been having a ton of fun playing around with my new watercolour set! Check out that brush that came with it! I’ve never seen one before. You can … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

2016 A Year in Review

2016 was a big one for us, with the purchase of our first home in April and the arrival of our second little cherub, Toby! So understandably I was a … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 · 2 Comments

Karma Stars and building wells in Cambodia

I have an amazing friend who has been raising money to build wells in rural Cambodia, enabling the people in remote villages access to clean water. So far she has … Continue reading

December 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

Welcome to the World little one

On Thursday, November 17th at 11:59pm our second son was born. We named him Toby. (The babe with the power) I’m a very proud mama and can’t help but bomb … Continue reading

November 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

Christmas Crafternoon with Kids

It’s that time again.. Christmas is coming! Yeah! As you may know I’m a sucker for Christmas crafts and getting right into the spirit of it. This year we have … Continue reading

November 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

DIY – Dead Faery Tutorial

Ah Halloween is drawing closer.. so as a treat I thought I’d share with you how I make my dead faery sculptures. When I first tried to make a dead … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Halloween Feast Down Under

Halloween! Oh my dark soul I would LOVE to experience Halloween in America sometime cos you guys go completely over the top and I am jealous as hell! Screw Christmas … Continue reading

October 13, 2016 · 1 Comment

Portrait Photography – My Top 5 Tips

Firstly I should just be clear that I’m not exactly a famous photographer, in fact I’m the complete opposite.. not famous. I haven’t taken any lessons or completed any courses, … Continue reading

September 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

Recycling Ideas for the Art Studio

I’m really passionate about our planet and doing my bit for the environment. You don’t have to be a full blown eco warrior hippie to make a difference,┬ábut if we … Continue reading

September 13, 2016 · 3 Comments

DIY Upcycled Drawers for Baby

My husband was going to get rid of this little chest of drawers. I could see they had the potential to be.. better. So I claimed them. A coat of … Continue reading

August 28, 2016 · 3 Comments

DIY: Upcycled coloured glass jars

One of the many DIY projects I worked on for our wedding included making coloured glass jars. I used these as vases and put (fake) tealight candles inside them. I … Continue reading

August 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blast from the past! Looking back at my early artworks

The other night I was looking through my old sketch books and it was crazy to see how far I’ve come with my art. Especially when I could remember doing … Continue reading

August 8, 2016 · 1 Comment

A Guide to Making Bath Tea

  A few years back I handmade all my Christmas gifts and for my sister I made some bath tea. It’s a sweet little idea that I’d been meaning to … Continue reading

August 3, 2016 · 3 Comments

Making your own Wedding Invitations, is it worth it?

When we planned our wedding last year, like most, we had a strict budget to stick to. We needed to work out exactly what our priorities were and expensive wedding … Continue reading

July 27, 2016 · 2 Comments