Category Crafting

Cormorant Mosaic

Back along I started to research cormorants with the view of creating a house warming present for my friend Salty Dog They were the favourite bird of her nana and such a feature in my own home town that I…

Ellie’s Treasures

My son Louis tried to warn me off Twitter when I re-engaged with it last year. ‘It’s full of toxic people’ he told me. I’m glad to say that this has not been my experience at all. I love how…

Mango Mosaics Update

Back in November I had a girl’s weekend away in Birmingham with my friends Red Mel and Spiky Kay. As part of our time away we had a brilliant day of mosaicking with Caroline Jarawala from Mango Mosaics. Here’s a…

Great Pottery Throwdown

The ‘Great Pottery Throwdown’ is back on British TV with the wonderfully emotional Keith who cries when he is overwhelmed with the beauty of a competitor’s work. I love all those craft based competitions, Sewing Bee and the woodworking and…

Kayak Mosaic

It’s a ‘here’s one I made earlier’ post today, showing off my kayak mosaic, one of my favourites that I’ve made. It was fun to make and I was delighted with the end-product It’s going to be above the fireplace…