Sunday, February 28, 2010

Toasty warm toes....

My felt slippers are almost done. I had no idea wool felting a pair of slippers would be so physical. I ache all over, but I am so happy with how my slippers are shaping up. They need more rubbing with soapy water and massaging onto my feet so they shrink down to fit me perfectly. I sure am going to have toasty warm, stylish toes when winter arrives!

Friday, February 26, 2010

Cold feet? Not me!

I know it’s a bit unlikely, being that I live in sunny Queensland AND it is summer, but a girls got to think ahead! I am attending a felt slipper making workshop tomorrow, so when the cold weather kicks in my feet will be stylish and warm in a cosy and unique pair of slippers.

Stay tuned for photos………

Thursday, February 25, 2010

My latest creation….

After another productive day spent at Rod Art Studio I now have a one of a kind, sterling silver, hand made pendant.
It’s great spending some of my creative time in Rod’s space.
I am learning so much and his space is so much more organised and neat than mine!
Take a peek into lots of other creative spaces over at Kirsty’s lovely blog.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Can you guess what I’m up to?????

I’ve found a few moments to sneak into the studio, it’s good to feel like one of the jobs on my gigantic “to do” list is underway.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

An unusual creative space…….

Last week this little slice of Aussie bush became ours.
So this week my creative space is an unusual one for me, it’s not a painting or jewellery, or even a photo; it’s creating our dream home!
We had a very positive meeting with a builder yesterday; so the journey now feels real and I can leap into this huge, inspiring and exciting project.
It has similarities to starting a painting, colour, texture, composition; they are all things I am familiar with, just on a new “canvas”.
For now it’s mostly in my head (and a big folder of ideas and images) so to check out some more tangible creative spaces head over to Kooyotoo and see what the productive creative folk are up to this week!

Friday, February 12, 2010

More photos from paradise....

Just a couple this time. I have hundreds more, but I am tight on sorting and editing time at the moment, so I shall just pop some up when I get the chance.
 While our camping adventure is becoming just a fantastic memory life still hasn’t returned to anything like "normal" around here!

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Silver, silver, silver......

The creative space I want to share with you this week is actually Rod Art’s Studio, not my own.
I spent the day there yesterday for my first silver smithing class. It was a fantastic day. I learnt so much in a laid back, fun way AND I got to take home my masterpiece, a shiny new thumb ring, made by me!
 I can’t wait for my next class; I will be making a pendant, so my head is now swimming with design possibilities.
I’m also thinking ahead to the next class and wondering about designs for a stone set ring! I am loving this journey and am constantly amazed that I have ended up here, who knew I would make jewellery?
 I certainly didn’t see it in my future, but I am so glad that I am, it is so rewarding and it is great to be learning new things.
Check our lots of other creative spaces over at Kootoyoo.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010


Sorry for going AWOL; we ran away to paradise.
I shall share more when life returns to “normal”.