Friday, 15 February 2013

Blowing my mind right now is.....

These simply divine broken glass sculptures by Marta Klonowska  broken glass doesnt just have to be mosaics these are superb and the choice in glass size and colouring really adds to the otherworldly feel to them!!

If you would like the link please find it here

Thursday, 14 February 2013

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

How BFFs can make you want to Draw

This Year I decided to improve on my Drawing Skills and have been trying out home based learning courses, This year I am giving the London college of Art a try and hoping that It will help improve my skills, whilst having a couple of days of feeling super uninspired I started playing with some ideas and i have some close friends who love sugar skulls and decided that due to their awesome stylings I would use them as inspiration!!

These little lovelies should be on their way to their lovely new owners soon, I hope that they like them!

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Thrift month

At the risk of maintaining my little old lady status I want to touch on the wonderful world of being thrifty!

I am a regular trawller of my local cahraity shops and I am always rooting around in the craft books and buttons etc and over the years have accumulated quite the stash of fabrics yarns and bits and bobs!
I have declared Febuary my month of Thrift, this month I intend on not purchasing any craft bits and just using things from my stash! it amazing the things that can be made with scraps!

I am going to seperate Febuary into 4 thrifty groups! Yarn, Fabrics, paper and a wild card!  I want to see if I can make things from stash and maybe upcycle some bits and pieces that im not so much in love with!

So the past week I have been working on some Yarn based goodies last year whilst having a financial crisis I raided a Charity shop in Newhaven and got a huge bag of odds and ends and decided this week to make some bits from these bags of Yarn,
one of the wonderful rescue techniques when trying to make things from scraps is STRIPES! I find it hard to rock it with stripes but have a close friend who looks truly awesome in them and I think a prezzie is in order!

So here are some action shots of Crochet on Public Transport (I think craft on trains and tubes would make a fantastic book) The big reveal of my stripe fashion extravaganza 2013 at the end of this week.

Friday, 1 February 2013

Whats happenig in town!!

iI felt that this would be a great [place to share this due to the fact that these are some amazing up and coming artists and makers but the graduate art exhibition is on and some of the work is truly breathtaking and well worth a visit!!!

Also I am nerdily exited about...

I think this is visually stunning but also FANTASTICALLY cast I cant wait!