Gone to the beach :-)

Iced Moments is closed from 4-25 July. All items in my Etsy shop, have been deactivated, but I have pinned most items on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/IcedMoments. So although you can’t buy, you can still look around. Shipping resumes on 11 August. I will refund shipping costs for any orders placed between Read more…

Tangled CDs

So, creatively speaking, life has been a bit chaotic for the last few months. As usual I have been doing “stuff”, but haven’t been organised enough to take photos or talk about what I’ve been doing. So, it’s time to play catch-up. I discovered Zentangleā„¢ quite a while ago, but Read more…

R.I.P.

I usually try to avoid posting personal stuff on the internet. But I would like to tell friends, clients, and well-wishers what’s been happening in my life in the last few months. My mum was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer in early April. At the time she was given one Read more…

My Timer Driven Life

My Timer-Driven Life

One of my articles has been published! In a fairly obscure e-magazine called Soda Lime Time, a monthly magazine for lampworkers. Anyway I submitted an article, it was accepted, and it was published in this month’s issue. It’s not specifically related to lampworking, so I am republishing it here. My Read more…

Not quite functional

My newly renovated studio

Well, it’s been a while since I updated this blog. I’ve mainly been using Facebook to post (occasional) updates. I’ve been having long conversations with myself about the pros and cons of blogging and facebooking. But I have updated my blog software, I have a newly renovated studio, and some Read more…

Bead pair: aqua encased, with silver glass feathers

My fine feathered friends

Sorry, no, this isn’t going to be about birds. Instead it’s about my current obsession: feathered, also known as “raked”, beads. Okay, okay, it’s just one of my many obsessions but this one has been going on for a while. It started early last year after I attended JC Herrell‘s Read more…

The Hand

To Draw = To See

Last Saturday I attended a drawing workshop, “To Draw = To See”, given by Annemarie Schumacher of dertigdecember, another designer at The New Label Project. Although I do not think of myself as being able to draw, I have dabbled a bit over the last few years. Annemarie taught us Read more…