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Purple plastic flower brooches

Purple plastic flower brooches

I started making these brooches back in July 2009 but they have been sat waiting to be finished since then.They are made from shrink plastic and then painted with acrylic paint. They are about 6cm in diameter.Finally they are finished! Shrink plastic and acrylic paint...

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Silver flower prototype

Silver flower prototype

A while ago I saw instructions to make a  necklace in a jewellery magazine that I loved. I thought wow I am going to make one of those. I set of to the computer to buy the beads listed and realised that the price of the components was over £60! Now I have never spent that much on a piece of jewellery before and didn’t intend to start spending that now either. I realised that the most expensive part was the silver flower focal bead because...

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I’ve finished and used the buttons (well 1 of them ;)

I’ve finished and used the buttons (well 1 of them ;)

Anyone who knows me will recognise the power of the blog – I am not one to finish things as a rule. So this week I not only made some buttons but I finished them (sanded and buffed – they came up pretty good) and then made a brooch using one. Here it is  Felt flower brooch with polymer clay button I am thinking about making a blog about the rest of my life as this one seems to be a very good motivator (I don’t want to bore you...

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