• Michelle Meehan | Features Writer - intouch

Wildly Colourful Practical Art


Talina Danuser has always loved messing around with paint. But it wasn’t until a house sitting opportunity left her with plenty of time on her hands that she embarked on a paint-in-fused experiment, which would eventually develop into a flourishing sideline business.

The full-time nursing student uses a mixture of acrylic paint and PVA glue to create a wildly coloured range of unique homewares, which she sells at the Olive Tree Market under the banner of Overflow Designs.

“I have loved using paint since I can remember, but always preferred using it in non-traditional ways with other materials because I’m not very good with a brush,” Talina said.

“Once I