Treasure!

I have made other things too. Please allow me to impress myself onto your retina (not like that): Bird necklace (polymer clay and nail varnish) Flowers (crochet, beads) Hanging Indian style charm (polymer clay, beads)   Cushion (liberty fabric)   And that’s what I’ve done recently. 🙂 Adieu!

I’ve been away, but I’ve been busy!

Hi hi hi hi! It seems like such a long time since I’ve posted. I’ve always been too tired to do so, even though I do peruse everyone else’s posts on WordPress to see what people are doing! Well, I got a new teaching job (permanent! woo hoo!) at a lovely new school; I went […]

Saturday 1st February AKA day off that wasn’t a day off (in pictures)

Hello. Today is my day off. I am meant to relax. I’ve been working hard all week. BUT OH NO I’m having to do loads of stuff for the Vintage Fair next week. I am enjoying preparing for it. Just not with a headache. Here is my day in pictures.     Everything is a […]

Art Nouveau Bag

Holla! Ain’t no stoppin’ me. Copywritten, so don’t copy me. I have been making like a crazy lady for upcoming vintage fair thingy AND planning on going to Paris for Sam’s birthday. You know I love all things French: Eric Cantona, Sebastien Tellier, Brie, the phrase ‘ca suffit!’ (that’s enough), Brigitte Bardot, Coco Chanel, Pain […]

Crochet calms me down and I have made another hat.

I have had a very long and busy day. But I’m not stressed. This is partly due to having a two hour nap when I got home from work (note to self: must petition the government to make it compulsory for all people to hibernate in January) and partly due to crocheting on my journey […]

Happy New Year! Here’s some exciting new things that I have made!

Happy new year! New beginnings, fresh starts and exciting new projects to contemplate! Here are some finished works from previous posts (fan necklaces) and new projects (brooches, pendants and books). I will be selling these over in my Etsy shop soon. The weather is awful at the moment. It’s dark and stormy outside – but […]

Chinese Fan Necklaces

The mother of my lovely boyfriend, Sam, went on tour in November with her orchestra. She picked up some beautifully designed origami papers, which I have used for the fans, so I have been spending time with these, a laminator, a sewing machine and some beads. Super. They aren’t all totally finished yet – only the […]

Necklace Experiment

Hola! Como estas? I have time off from school, so I’m making loads of stuff! I’m experimenting at the moment. I went to the Tate Modern a couple of weeks ago to see the Paul Klee exhibition, which was fab! It also had a big impact on me. Being an admirer of Klee, I thought […]

David Bowie phone case and other stuff…

Hola! How’s it going? It’s been a long week. From homeboys ‘bigging up’ my crochet on the bus, to a five-year old saying that I look like a boy then losing my diary AND THEN eating the spiciest Mongolian beef evah! It’s been busy but fun. I even had a lie in on Wednesday. I […]

Cakes, Bubushka Dolls, Scarves and Blankets

Wow. What a week. I went to my friend’s mehndi ceremony, which was beautiful. I was taken with the amount of colour and sparkly bits on display. I loved the food too. Samosas, spicy chicken, curry, rice – nom! My friend was very emotional but looked beautiful. Today is her wedding. I can’t wait. I […]