Category Archives: Being Creative

A steep, but shiny, learning curve

So, since I last posted, I have left my job and started concentrating more on my jewellery making with an eye to it being my ‘job’. So far, I have had stalls at one carnival, one craft fair and one … Continue reading

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A Crochet discovery…

I decided to start a weekly crochet project that started on 17th March 2016. True to form, I’m already 3 weeks behind! But that’s what happens when you are trying to do too many things at once I guess. A … Continue reading

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Dream for a better year…

So, 2015. Hello! A new year…a new set of opportunities. Now to take advantage of them all! This year I want to push myself, dance wise. Try new styles, try new choreography, make new costumes. I was so inspired by … Continue reading

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Sew much to do…sew much done!

What a productive afternoon! I love it when I get chance to just DO things. I said first thing that I wanted to get some sewing projects done. I have a huge bag (and a box) of things that need … Continue reading

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oops…

I failed again…it’s been over two months. I just haven’t felt inspired to write recently. I’ve been doing plenty other things though! Lots of creative projects completed…day trips…bbqs and picnics…haflas… I made a penguin. A huge woolly pom pom penguin … Continue reading

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Costume Creativity

Something I’ve often been asked in relation to my dancing is, do I make my own costumes. This isn’t a simple yes or no answer really, as sometimes I make things completely from scratch, but mostly I ‘coddle’ together bits … Continue reading

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Goldy Locks…in search of creativity

I started making jewellery from bits of locks and handles from my Dad’s work about this time last year. I set up an Etsy shop, a Facebook page and got really into making things. I had a lot of people … Continue reading

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Mockingjays and Daleks

I’ve been painting my nails again today 😛 I had a few spare hours…so spent them wisely. To go with the release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, and the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who I designed some nails accordingly. … Continue reading

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It’s Pudsey time!

Recently I bought some blank ‘nail wheels’ so that I could try out my nail art before trying to do it on my own nails. This was a very good decision, because it has made it much easier, especially if … Continue reading

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‘Sew’ Much To Do….

Before I had my sewing machine, I had to sew everything by hand. Not just small things like buttons or darning…those are easier by hand anyway…but re-hemming, seams, alterations. But I didn’t mind. I quite liked sewing by hand: making … Continue reading

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