September 11, 2009

Better photographs!

I was reading a really interesting blog today by Alison of AMI Designs (fantastic beaded jewellery maker), who gave away a few tips on how to improve the quality of photographic images. I’d always had trouble photographing my work, as I could never seem to show it off to its full potential. I have now […]

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September 9, 2009


I got a kitten on Sunday!! Molly is 9 weeks old and loves playing with strips of ribbon. Her fave food so far is roast chicken and pumpkin by Applaws, its good stuff! She’s very dependant and seems to always follow my feet wherever I walk, bless her. I’m enjoying buying her lots of little […]

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September 7, 2009

My Exhibition & Open Day

As part of the Northamptonshire Open Studios 2009 programme, I took part amongst up to 100 other local artists/designers who have their work on display at different venues throughout September. I chose to showcase my work at The Evergreen Gallery in Daventry, where I had full use of these four glass shelves… The gallery held […]

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August 11, 2009

The Work of Exhibitors I met

I had to share the work of these crafts people with you, its all stunning! The following work was created by some of the exhibitors I met at the Bristol Balloon Fiesta last weekend. First is Richard Clatworthy, creator of beautiful boxes. Richard was my neighbour at the craft village, and kindly let me borrow […]

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July 20, 2009

Sculpture in the Sanctuary Exhibition

After driving down to Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire at the weekend to collect my ‘family of 3’ organic garden sculptures from Showborough House where they were on exhibition in the garden from April to June, they have now been cleaned and packaged up ready to be collected again tomorrow. My sculptures are going to be exhibited […]

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July 14, 2009

Seaside break

I had a lovely relaxing and fun weekend away at the seaside, wish I was still there! The weather was warm and mostly sunny in Skegness where we stayed, so it was nice to be on the beach and I loved feeling the sand inbetween my toes! 🙂 We spend most of the time at […]

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July 7, 2009

Impulse buy!

I was mooching through some of my favourite shops on Folksy today, and couldn’t resist buying this stunning “Summer Mobile Phone Sock”, handmade by Tamsyn G. Can’t wait for it to arrive, my phone is going to look nice and cosy! Although it won’t really need it in this hot weather. What do you buy […]

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