Australian Country Homes

Trash to treasure

Though Colleen McLeod is quick to point out that she’s “no artist”, those familiar with her home and creative pursuits would disagree. In searching for a simpler lifestyle by the beach, she has developed a keen eye for the kitsch and quirky and spends her spare time making pottery, taking and developing photographs and hunting for “junk” to add to her home.

“An artist I am not,” she says. “Art is just something I enjoy

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