A few week ago I was asked again by Beads Direct to design a piece of jewellery and write a tutorial for their website. I was required to use beads from their new stock. Before replying I had a quick look through their ‘New’ section and found the most gorgeous Agate beads in so many… Continue reading Agate Layered Necklace
When I was a kid I would spend hours with lengths of embroidery floss making friendship bracelets. I was always delighted when I learned a new knotting technique and intrigued to see how it would look in different colours. I suppose not much has actually changed since then only now, instead of embroidery thread, I… Continue reading Bead Loom Bracelets and Redbubble Shopping!
I made these some time ago but never got around to blogging them (mainly because I’m pretty rubbish at blogging at the moment!) My aim was to give the impression of a delicate lace pattern but in polymer clay. I figured that using black for the ‘lace’ and translucent to support the pattern was the… Continue reading Polymer Clay Lace
Learn to make polymer clay bargello with this simple step by step tutorial. Create unique jewellery from left over scrap clay.
So, being the super savvy Etsy seller that I am (read – I am totally not super savvy or particularly fashion forward!) I looked up what is on trend for Autumn. The answer was, amongst other things, most definitely animal print. I thought it would be fun to try my hand at a leopard print… Continue reading Leopard Print Jewellery
At the start of the summer I decided that I wanted to make some simple beaded, polymer clay necklaces. These were supposed to be quick and easy beads to make fun, everyday necklaces. I chose my colours of clay and made into little balls. I decided to hand emboss little patterns onto them which would… Continue reading Hand Embossed Beads
Whilst I was preparing for the craft fair in June I sat looking at my clay and paired up a deep purple and summery turquoise. I decided they would look lovely, together, as feathers. I now realise in hindsight that the colour combination wasn’t pure fluke as my daughters waterproof coat is turquoise with a… Continue reading Fimo Feathers