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Peacock Cane

Peacock Cane

I started this peacock cane ages ago. I looked at several images of peacock feathers to get the colours and the shapes. It has to be simplified a little as I didn’t want to replicate a feather exactly – too delicate. I did the centre fairly easily but was then uncertain how to deal with the outer green and gold layers. I wanted to hint at the feathers structure but didn’t want to get too complicated. Finally I tackled it and...

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Bettina Welker’s Pixelated Retro Blend Cane

Bettina Welker’s Pixelated Retro Blend Cane

I was so excited when I saw Bettina Welkers Pixelated Retro Blend Cane Tutorial – it looked so cool! Loads of people have been trying it and it’s great to see all the variations popping up on flickr and facebook. Finally I found some time to try it. Here’s my first cane I then decided to use it to catch up with the earrings a week challenge on Flickr and made these earrings  Which ones do you like best? They are all available...

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Earrings Challenge and Easton Arts Trail

Earrings Challenge and Easton Arts Trail

The Easton Arts Trail is fast approaching so I have finally got round to finishing some of the things on my half finished pile including some earrings for the earrings a week challenge! Next weekend I will be in Easton Community Centre with my jewellery from 11am -6pm on Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July. I have plenty of new jewellery including quite a lot I haven’t posted here – I can’t share everything with you or I...

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Rainbow Artichokes

Rainbow Artichokes

As you have probably read I was lucky enough to take a workshop with Eva Ehmeier recently and learnt how to make her fabulous artichoke pendants.  For my earrings for this week, week 12 for me,  in the 52 pairs of earrings a year challenge I decided to have a go at making rainbow artichoke earrings. Rainbow Artichoke Earrings Week 12/52 Off course I had to make a pendant to match! Rainbow Artichoke pendant bottom view Rainbow Artichoke pendant...

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Inspiration from ‘Black and White’

Inspiration from ‘Black and White’

As you know I recently had a tutorial published in   ‘From Polymer to Art’ Black and White, well the magazine is crammed full of interesting tutorials and even though I should be packing for going away to Polymer Pamper Play tomorrow I thought I would have a sneaky go at one, to make my earrings for this week (for the 52 earrings a year challenge). I thought I could use the beads from this stunning necklace tutorial by Anja Overdijk...

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Love is in the air….

Well people are starting to think about Valentines Day and I am seeing many other people creating hearts so I decided I would play with hearts too. I have a fair bit of work in progress but here are some finished earrings. They will be my earrings for my week 2 of the 52 pairs of earrings a year challenge I am taking part in on Flickr.  The middle ones are studs, I finally got round to ordering some earring posts! I often see people put little...

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