I have tried so many times in the past to make flower polymer clay canes but with little to no success. The idea is to make a long sausage of clay with a pattern running down the length of it which you can cut slices off and use as you wish. A month or so… Continue reading Polymer Clay Canes
What’s this? Yep, a second blog post in as many days. Truth be told I am currently nursing a headache and sore back so taking time to sit and allow painkillers to kick in so I thought this was a perfect time to show some of my new clay makes. I have a packet of Jaffa… Continue reading Faux Concrete Jewellery and Etsy
It’s been a while but I’m back with more illustrations for the Facebook challenge. Its been a bonkers few weeks – the kids were under the weather, two week Easter holiday, Hubby had laser eye surgery for glaucoma (he is only in his 40’s) which then didn’t work and, you all know, just life. Oh… Continue reading The 52 Week Illustration Challenge
The kids have gone back to school today after their Easter holidays. I never seem to blog much when they are off (can’t think why!) so I thought I’d hop on today to say that I hope everyone had a lovely Easter weekend. He is such a cross looking rabbit. Perhaps someone stole his carrots… Continue reading Easter Bunny!
I often think I would love a craft room; a space to call all mine for crafty dreams but in reality I don’t think I would enjoy it all that much. My craft space is situated between the fish tank and piano in the dining room. It is not a fancy dining room that we… Continue reading Craft Space Tour
Well, I actually managed to get a picture drawn and painted on time for this weeks illustration challenge. This weeks theme was perspective. It made me think of how my little boy used to sit on his knees and press his head to the floor so he could watch the wheels on his toy cars… Continue reading Week 11 – The 52 Week Illustration Challenge
I made a lot of jewellery before Christmas that were altogether more complicated than my usual makes. I learned new bead weaving stitches, I spent hours playing with clay to make new beads and I had a blast but sometimes I come back to the idea of clean and simple especially when I am a… Continue reading Keeping Things Simple