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Obsession making artsm crafts, and all things creative

A craft weekend with friends

I love it when we get together with our friends for a weekend of crafting, eating and merriment. Food is prepped in advance so as little time as possible is spent in the kitchen so we can get as much crafting done as … Continue reading

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Note to self…… pay more attention

Last week Veronica invited me to join in with an art challenge. I was in a bit of a rush, as usual so I went over and had a quick read of what the challenge was and mulled over what I was … Continue reading

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My New Toy

Finally after sitting on my table all week I found time to play with my new Shimpo Aspire tabletop wheel. Throwing is something I have wanted to do since I was at school. I longed to ask the teacher if … Continue reading

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As one kiln closes another opens

Having a monthly review now I feel that I should save up all my makes for the end of the month, so maybe it’s time to review having the review 🙂 The first thing I do when I get out … Continue reading

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February 2017 in review

Well I started my log book with great intentions this month but it went wrong quite early on, I think I was over ambitious as to what I could achieve realistically as February is a short month, and we had … Continue reading

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My succulent pot collection

My succulent pots collection is growing, I think I must start to curb my enthusiasm. They do look lovely on my kitchen windowsill, don’t you think? I was 2 pots short and wanted to replace the shop bought plant pots I … Continue reading

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Handmade Ceramic Earring Charms

This week I have mainly been working on new listings for handmade ceramic earring charms, also some new pendants too. There will be more pendants and beads to follow. Etsy launched the new shop manager this week, so far I … Continue reading

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Making a paint brush from a feather

I saw a video on Youtube showing how to make a brush from a feather, I love unusual mark making tools so I thought I’d give it a go. My feathers from Patricia arrived in the post and I set … Continue reading

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A cold day in Ennerdale

It may have been bitterly cold and quite bleak on Friday but there was beauty to be found if you look for it. Ennerdale was quite magical with brooding skies, snow flurries and views that can’t be bettered . I thought … Continue reading

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January 2017 Review

I can’t believe January is almost over, it’s usually a difficult month but once the end is in sight, the nights are getting a wee bit lighter, birds start singing and the snowdrops bloom it seems like the worst of … Continue reading

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