Category: The Other Stuff

Some more decorations for my music shed

These papier mâché notes and treble clef are available from Hobbycraft stores. I’ve covered them with purple découpage paper to match the colour scheme in my music shed, and mounted them with sawtooth hangers and short screws. Tip: coat the object you are decorating with white or grey primer before applying the découpage paper for a more even…

A corner shelf for my shed

Since this summer, I have been the proud owner of a garden shed which I use as a music practice room. I spent quite a lot of time decorating this shed, and I wanted to add our little corner shelf to its interior decor. This shelf had sustained quite a bit of damage from that bloody awful…

A music practice room of one's own

The music practice rooms I used to visit on an almost daily basis are now permanently closed and out of use, and this presented me with an enormous problem: where to practise? I live in a terraced house and the walls are very thin. Not only that, but my Significant Other is an academic and he spends…