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My Challenge for 2018! It's All About Ear Candy!

Let me start by wishing your all a very belated 'Happy New Year' - I really do hope you all had an enjoyable Christmas and New Year!  It was a busy time from September for me and I must say I have been blown away by the amount of orders I have received from everyone. So let me take this opportunity to thank all my past and present customers for their continued support. Without your purchases and encouragement, my little business really wouldn't be what it is today. So,for that I am humbled and delighted all at once!  It has taken me most of January to recover from the festive season and to catch up on all the orders that have come...

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A Customer Request

I recently had a request from a wonderful customer that was a little different for me. I was asked to make her a hair barrette in copper for her up and coming wedding day. The spec I was given was It had to be made in copper Preferably shiny. The shape of a wishbone - as these hold a special meaning Forget-me-not flowers had to feature somewhere A hair barrette that would stay put!  Don't PANIC!!! I decided initially that I would probably mold it from copper clay, however, on reflection, this was not going to work as it was going to be too heavy to stay put, once it was fired. So, after much deliberation, I worked on forging my...

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Trying My Hand at Needle Felt

Happy New Year    and best wishes for a successful 2017   So, Christmas disappeared in a flurry of activity and pressie opening and as usual too many mince pies were eaten and too much mulled wine was consumed! No wonder I got to the point where I suddenly hit a brick wall of exhaustion!  In order to relax and unwind we spent our days dog walking, chilling with the kids and ermmmm eating!!! One thing I was determined to do was to try my hand at Needle Felting. I have always admired this craft and didn't have a clue how to do it, so I ordered a kit and watched a few YouTube videos. I bought my kit from...

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I AM FEATURED!

  So earlier in the year a delightful young lady, Sophie from www.pompomblossom.com found me on Etsy and discovered my ring dishes. There was one particular colour that I had made - Rose Quartz - a very pale pink enamel. Such a pretty colour and perfect for the colour palette for 2016 and certainly a great wedding gift idea. Following on from a photoshoot that Sophie had with Wedding Ideas Magazine http://www.weddingideasmag.com  , I am delighted to see that my ring dish has been included in their feature Boho Industrial! I am so chuffed that I am in print and I have to say the shoot looks amazing. So many talented artists have been involved Sophie Stewart - http://www.pompomblossom.com/ Photography - Gemma McAuley Photography, Dresses Areles...

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