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Squirrel Appreciation Day 2021

January 21st is a day to appreciate squirrels, especially if, like us, you are lucky enough to be in an area that still supports Britain's native red squirrel. I have been putting hazel nuts out in a feeder box for our local reds for a while now, and getting the occasional glimpse through the trees, … Continue reading Squirrel Appreciation Day 2021

Valentine’s Day Hearts

Just a quick reminder that Valentine's Day is fast approaching. I have a very limited number of these sweet little silver and copper heart pendants for sale in my online shop. Once they're gone, they're gone. The circles are 1cm in diameter, whilst the squares are 0.8 by 0.8 cm. The silver pendants have been … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Hearts

Late Winter Gifts

With all the focus on Christmas, it's easy to lose sight of the fact that people do have birthdays in January in February. I speak as someone with a birthday in early February! Whether you're planning well ahead, or need something quickly, I have some designs that are particularly appropriate for late winter birthdays. Silver … Continue reading Late Winter Gifts

Welcome to 2021

Happy New Year! I'm just getting back into gear after a very busy November and December, followed by a much-needed break over Christmas. My Etsy shop is now open and fully stocked again, with a couple of new designs as well as some firm favourites. 2021 doesn't look like being that much different from 2020, … Continue reading Welcome to 2021

Three New Sea Glass Designs

I've been busy with custom orders for the past couple of weeks, but I have also found time to finish some more of my melted silver and sea glass pendants. I love making these. I start with a small heap of silver offcuts - bits left over from other jobs. I heat them with my … Continue reading Three New Sea Glass Designs

September Landscapes

It has definitely started to feel like Autumn during the course of September, and whilst we have had some warm, sunny days, this month has also seen the first lighting of the woodburner - a sure sign that it's turned a bit chilly. We've been venturing a bit further afield now that the children are … Continue reading September Landscapes

Beachcombing

We've just returned home from a week in the lovely East Neuk of Fife, which as well as a welcome break and a change of scenery, gave me the opportunity to replenish my stock of sea glass and sea pottery. Some of the beaches up there seem to provide the prefect environment to smooth and … Continue reading Beachcombing