A new delivery of beads and three new briefs to fulfil has been keeping me very busy these last few days. My mind has been working round the clock to get ideas on paper and sometimes I find myself just staring at a handful of different beads waiting to see what will jump out at … More Wire Wrapping Woe
Last night I finally got around to making the long promised Olympic inspired pieces. I have to admit that it was hard work doing these after the excitement of the Olympics had passed. There are so many designs floating around my head that I want to make that I feel these were a little forced. … More Belated Olympics or Carnival Inspired Pieces
Last weekend was the hottest weekend of the year and I enjoyed it by throwing open the back door and getting the BBQ out. In between mouthfuls of BBQ chicken and Rosé wine I was inspired to create a new summer bracelet. This one is made from Lilac Lepidolite coin beads and gold rounds. You could try teaming it with purple to really bring out the colour in the beads.
So I managed to get my temperamental Kodak working long enough to transfer some wedding pics so here are my top three…. The Bride & The Dress (of course!) The Bridesmaids (Pretty in Pink- sadly not a good shot for showing off the jewellery!) The Dessert (Lemon Tart with Raspberries, delicious!!) Apologies for anyone hoping to have … More My Top Three
It’s been three days since I did my part as bridesmaid and I’m pleased to report that everything went smoothly. The sun shone on the sleepy village of Dunster and made everything look picture perfect. Highlights of the day were a wonderfully touching speech from the groom paying tribute to his beautiful bride, a great … More Job Done!
Hello all, just a quick pic to show off a necklace that I’m wearing today. It’s made of Unakite and Salwag Nut beads of different shapes and is another extremely versatile piece. I’m wearing it with a dark pink shirt and cream coloured stud earrings and it looks fab!
It’s been over a week since my last post and I’ve been busy enjoying the Olympics, preparing to do my bridesmaid duties this coming weekend and last but not least, preparing to open my Esty Shop. I’m super excited about the shop and the opportunity to really put my stuff out there (slightly scary). I’ve … More Long Time No Post