I know I’m back but just one last post! Just look at that! Whoop! I nearly fell over when I walked in this morning. Room to breathe and think of what next. (There’s plenty that needs doing). We left the house in the dark on Christmas morning and were on the beach at Studland for… Continue reading Oh My, I Have a Clear Desk!
Two blog posts this year. It's April. Oh well, the world doesn't stop turning just because I haven't blogged! Thank you for the where are you messages. I've just been in a funny place since last January which seemed to come to a head this year but I'm hoping to start feeling myself very soon!… Continue reading Climbing Back onto the Planet
After coming home from Devon I had a few days to gather my things together for a residential course with Lynda Monk at the Kingcombe Centre. I've never been there before and was really impressed with the barn for teaching and the standard of catering. The bedroom was ok, at least most are en suite,… Continue reading Kingcombe and DAW
After spending some time making samples for Brockenhurst I did put together this little book from a 1968, rather well used map of Dorset. It was falling to pieces along the mappish creases and so it naturally wanted to be pages. I just added a few bits and stitched it together keeping all the lovely worn… Continue reading Now Where Was I…?
I've been on a bit of a roll lately and I'm loving it! I've organised more of my collected junk into another Junk Journal to go with the one I made in September HERE. Plenty of writing pages and places to tuck things in.I made a piece inspired by a beautiful sunrise one morning on our dog… Continue reading Momentum
I have spent years collecting Junk for doing something arty with. I always knew I wanted to do something with it but hadn't found the what yet. Recently I've started junk journalling. I stained up some papers, with able assistance dog. This is about half the pile left. Gathered stuff, i.e. trashed my studio.and joined in… Continue reading Making Mess
I've had a tub of wonderful shells for a few years now and a lot of them I've collected with the specific purpose of making books. I have actually achieved this on a few occasions but this last couple of weeks I had another rummage as the urge was upon me again! The scallop shells were… Continue reading Being a Bit Bookish
Reindeer to be precise. I did another stab along and did this guy. He's 18 inches from nose tip to antler top. There was the option to add a red nose. I chose not to but he will showing an appearance just at that time of year.Other projects have included this hoop for my embroidery… Continue reading Oh Deer