My new collection ‘Something Rustic’ is inspired by whimsical folk art, story telling, little birds, flowers, leaves, ladybirds, owls, tiny cottages and magical dreams! Featuring my unique handcrafted beads in an eclectic mix of beautiful colours and rustic textures for an earthy feel, this is an ongoing collection so I’ll be adding new pieces regularly!
“How does the Meadow flower it’s bloom unfold? Because the lovely little flower is free down to its root, and in that freedom bold.” William Wordsworth My “Flower Meadow” collection is inspired by fields scattered with an abundance of beautiful wild flowers that stretch as far as the eye can see…a riot of colour, these… Read More
“Deep within the winter forest Among the snowdrift wide You can find a magic place Where all the fairies hide” …Author Unknown My new collection is inspired by the mysterious world that lies deep within a winter forest…quiet, calm and wrapped in a soft blanket of snow – a peaceful place, so still and beautiful… Read More
‘Millefiori’ (Italian for ‘Thousand Flowers’), was originally used for making decorative glass work. It was invented by the ancient Egyptians and was known to be used by craftsmen as far back as the 2nd century BC. It was further developed by the Romans then revived and refined into a complicated and skillful process by… Read More
“Palm trees Ocean breeze Standing by the clear blue sea, Hot air Sunkissed hair Endless summer Take me there” …Author Unknown My new range “Ocean Breeze” is inspired by carefree days spent in the warm sunshine listening to the sound of waves lapping the shimmering shore, hours spent exploring rockpools, coastline and the magical underwater… Read More
Polymer clay is such a wonderfully versatile art material to work with…the beautiful colours and combinations of colours are endless, and there are so many different techniques to experiment with. I love the millefiori technique…Millefiori is Italian for ‘thousand flowers’ and Venetian glassworkers used this technique many years ago in their decorative glass work.… Read More
“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea” …Henry James, Portrait of a Lady My new range “Afternoon Tea” is inspired by lazy summer days by the seaside eating clotted cream teas served in vintage, floral, mismatching china, the sweet smell of beautiful big… Read More
Welcome to my Ditsy Blue Blog! I’ve never had a blog before, so I’m not too sure what to write, or even whether anyone will ever read it! It’ll be nice to show you some of the things I get up to when I’m making…polymer clay is such a wonderfully versatile material to work with… Read More