Month: June 2012

Inspired craft

Having found a way of recycling some old cloudy glasses, as mentioned in my last blog, I am quite pleased with the result. I had fun, just going with the flow as the end product is for me. I love experimenting with designs and luckily with Pebeo vitrea glass paints you can wipe away mistakes …

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Recycling Inspiration

I wasn’t sure I’d write a blog today, having been concentrating on the mundane admin tasks. Didn’t think reading about book-keeping, tax returns and printing business cards would be too exciting! However I’ve just had a lightbulb moment. I have some old drinking glasses that are cloudy and definitely past their best and today bought …

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Flaming June…

So much for flaming June. I went to Exmouth beach today, a slight detour from delivering a dog portrait, well any excuse! The beach was deserted, the wind blowing a gale, forboding clouds and I’ve seen it busier in winter. I think everyone was hibernating after getting soaked yesterday. On the plus side the water …

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Sunflowers

This weeks theme is sunflowers, inspired by a commission and the fact that I’ve grown some from seed. Last year I had a monster sunflower: As you can imagine this produced a lot of seed. Some went to the birds and I planted a few seeds but to my dismay 3 of the young plants …

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