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
I intended to post my illustration on Saturday (as I have for the last two weeks) but I’m still working on it so I thought I’d share a simple birthday card that I made before Christmas. It’s a great one for using up little bits of patterned paper from previous projects. If you can cut a… Continue reading Simple Birthday Card
Hello! It seems absolutely ages since my last blog post. I have got very bad with getting anything done over the last few weeks and all my creative oomph seems to have gone for a wander. Hoping it returns soon as I am yet to start Christmas card making (I know, pretty bad that a… Continue reading Polymer Clay Necklaces
I’ve been busy trying to get new jewellery listed on my Etsy shop and I mean trying because I sat for a few hours the other week happily taking photos of all my recent makes only to find when I looked at them on my computer that they were all out of focus or the light… Continue reading Polymer Clay Brooches
Hello, Don’t know about anyone else but I can sit for ages trying to think of a catchy title for a blog post and it always ends up being boring! I showed some Fimo jewellery cooling on my baking tray last time I blogged. They have all been made into jewellery now. The pictures are… Continue reading Abalone Metal Leaf Jewellery and Etsy!
I have had a little time to play with my new beads. I have to say that I am totally in love with the superduo two hole beads I bought, so much so that I keep finding myself drooling over all the pretty colours on line and trying to find new ways to use them.… Continue reading Superduo Snowflakes
I’m back from my holiday in the lovely Cornwall and I’ve missed my blog as much as I miss my own bed and my craft desk. I took my watercolour paints with me but I didn’t really get a chance to play so I have nothing to show at the minute but I did visit one… Continue reading Beads, Beads and More Beads