Thursday, 31 December 2009

A hedgehog New Year

Now I was a litte puzzled when I looked outside this morning to find this in the garden

I have concluded that the local hedgehogs must be planning a NYE party in our garden and have got their supplies in early! (just hope they don't keep us awake)

Happy New Year everyone :D

Monday, 21 December 2009

Alternative Christmas tree!

This year we decided not to get a real tree, our lounge is quite small and the non-drop ones are just a bit too much for our budget at the mo!

So I got some willow twigs (we already owned them), picked some teasels, then sprayed the teasels copper!
Some battery powered fairy-lights, and a few minimal decorations and here it is!

Thursday, 10 December 2009

Purple Indian Glass beads and antique copper finish

My new creation is this lovely bracelet made from indian glass beads with antique copper finish wire and beads

It's available for sale in my shop

Sunday, 6 December 2009

Stitching snowflakes

This weekend has been spent making Christmas cards, I've been stitching snowflakes onto some scraps of gorgeous bridal fabric that I got from a dressmaker

Wednesday, 2 December 2009


So last-night I took up hubs2b's jeans and fixed a couple of tops (he's such a back-seat sewer!!)

My sewing was made much more fun by my new spangly pincushion!! And here it is in action

The cupcake pincushion was from Lauren Ceramics and the lovely heart pins were from Bugs and Fishes supplies

Tuesday, 1 December 2009

New bracelets in stock

After my trip to the bead shop I've been coming up with new styles and here are the latest ones, beads joined together with little links of chain

All for sale in my folksy shop

Saturday, 28 November 2009

New shop stock?

I've made this ring as a Chrismas pressie
Now I'm wondering if it's something I should start stocking in my shop?

Thoughts please :)

Thursday, 26 November 2009

favourite picture

I'm busy creating a photo album for 2008 (yes it's nearly the end of 2009 it's been a busy year!)
And I found one of my fave photos that I've ever taken :)

Wednesday, 25 November 2009

Bridal bracelet - pearly hearts

Today I finished a brand new style of bracelet and it's proving popular!

Let me know what you think :)

Tuesday, 24 November 2009

Cluster earrings

Well the weekend saw some time off from my thesis writing so I decided to try making some cluster earrings, I'm really pleased with the results and bought more beads to 'cluster' with

I also got to go to the Covent Garden bead shop which was AMAZING!! two floors of beads!!

available in my folksy shop

Thursday, 19 November 2009

Cake adventures!!

A friends daughter asked me to help her make an amphitheatre cake... so after some engineering input here is what we managed to create, amazing what you can do with some cake, icing and gummy bears/jelly babies

Wednesday, 18 November 2009

It's mine I tell you MINE....

Welcome to my little blog!

Today we still have no heating, which means it's a bit on the cold side! I got my hot water bottle out and the kitty decided she wanted it!!