This month’s challenge piece over at Art Bead Scene is this watercolour by Emily Carr entitled ‘Haida Totems’. In 1912 Emily Carr set off alone on a momentuous six-week trip, and eventually came to the remote settlements of the Haida people on an archipelago then called the Queen Charlotte Islands but now known as… Read More
Life is pretty busy in our house, and weekends are no exception…but there’s nothing better for the soul than taking a little bit of time out, throwing on jumpers and wellies and going off on a countryside ramble, especially in Autumn! Collecting fallen leaves, gathering hedgerow finds, picking the last of the blackberries and breathing… Read More
This month’s challenge over at Art Bead Scene was to create something inspired by the beautiful painting ‘Trees Laden with Parasites and Epiphytes in a Brazilian Garden’, 1873, by Marianne North. I love red, and I love green, but I’m not a big fan of red and green together (not… Read More
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!