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Finding Inspiration

Hi everyone, it’s been a while since I’ve been in the studio and even longer since I’ve written a blog post.  Life has been crazy the last 12 months or so but 2020…well I’ve decided it is time to slow down. While I took a holiday my mojo also decided it was time to take…

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Visual Diary Inspiration

I’ve been using a visual diary, on and off for a few years now – probably more off than on to be honest.  I’ve been using it more and more lately and find the process of writing/drawing/creating in my diary very relaxing.  In this time of great menopause anxiety anything to help me relax is…

Griffith National Contemporary Art Jewellery Awards 2018

The selection process for the Griffith National Contemporary Art Jewellery Awards 2018 has just taken place and unfortunately my piece wasn’t selected.  I can now share my entry with everyone. The National Contemporary Art Jewellery Awards are part of the Objects Art Forum being held in August this year.  I’m heading over to Griffith to…

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Easy Polymer Clay BangleTutorial

Hi all, I’ve been busy lately organising files, samples, laptop images etc and came across a bangle tutorial I created for Australian Beading magazine about 10 years ago.  I’m going to share the images here but must point out they’re not the best quality!!  You’ll get the basic idea. Now I’m sure many of you…

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Punched Paper Stencil to Create Polymer Clay Veneer

I’ve been exploring the wonderful world of stencils lately and experimented with creating my own.  Now I know you can purchase fancy equipment to create custom stencils but they are veeeerrrryyyy expensive and I wanted to try and make a stencil with what I had in the studio already. Well I started thinking about creating…

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Upcycling Jewellery

Who doesn’t love rummaging through the recycled jewellery at second hand stores and garage sales looking for those special treasures to upcycle? I just love it and get so excited when I find something that’s pretty unique. I’ve always collected bits and pieces and used recycled beads and various other parts in finished jewellery pieces…

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