• Having a cleanout

    Earlier this year we have moved my mother in law to a nursing home. Cleaning out her unit has made me realise that I don’t want my family to have to wade through all the stuff I have accumulated so this is my destash year.  Starting out with going through all the accumulated craft stuff
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  • Home sweet home – enjoying my embroidery

    Home sweet home – enjoying my embroidery The main purpose of this page is to share not only the jewellery I create but also to share and reflect on some of my other creative avenues of which there are many. I would love to explore others but it would take more than 1 lifetime. I
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  • Customising my project

    Customising my project As you may have noticed we are eagerly awaiting the arrival of 2 grandchildren this year.  So my focus has been on some different activities.  I have been having great fun doing some knitting which I haven’t done for years. When I finished these 2 little jackets I went looking for commercial
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  • Website update

    I have updated my website and added some of my latest creations to the site as well.  I am really enjoying adding another direction in creating fun  pieces to my repertoire making steam punk journal covers.

  • New techniques

    One of the problems with the plethora of information, tutorials and inspiring images on the internet is wanting to try everything I come across. I have had great fun creating a range of tube beads with varying techniques. I have used the sculpey pearl tools, extruded strings of multicoloured scraps to create spirals, tried out
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  • Curing polymer clay

    For my followers who are interested in polymer clay one of the discussions which comes up regularly is what sort of oven people use successfully.  So I thought I would add my 2 bobs worth to this discussion. When I first started with polymer clay I used my sunbeam toaster oven. It took almost 45 minutes
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  • Special order

    I have been so busy working on my store I haven’t had a chance to do many posts recently.  I also have been working on an order for a lady who saw my work at the Bannockburn Creators and Craft Market.  She had a dress for her daughters wedding an wanted a piece to match.
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  • Products for sale coming soon

    I haven’t post much recently because I have been busy both making stuff for an upcoming market and developing an online store. It is really surprising how much time is involved in bringing this to fruition. Apart from actually making my jewellery there is then photographing it, working out prices and lots of other small
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  • Polymer clay adventures and new lessons learned

    My first foray into polymer clay creations were driven out of need for some jewellery pieces to wear with favourite clothes.  I couldn’t find anything in cream and black and I also wanted something in a jade green.  The cream and black was made from another tutorial on craft art edu. The jade and black
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  • Experimenting

    I have just added a plugin to my blog which is supposed to automatically post to my facebook page so this is a test to see if it works.