Hi Again!! You’ve seen the Emerald Green Firework Bracelet Necklace and Bracelet I made. Well, now I’ve made a Midnight Black Necklace too, and the bracelet is in the works (will add the pics when it’s finished!). It’s made the same way as the other, but the materials used for the necklace are: 20 x… Continue reading More Fireworks!
Hello Again!! Do you remember the Emerald Fireworks Bracelet I made not long ago? Well, I’ve now made a matching necklace to go with it. It’s also a kit from The Bead Shop, Manchester, designed by Janine McGinnies. Here’s the tutorial: Emerald Fireworks Necklace (Designed by Janine McGinnies) Materials Needed: 20 x 6mm Emerald Swarovski… Continue reading An Explosive Necklace!
Hi all! Well, it’s been a busy two weeks! Last week was my birthday, and I seem to have been playing catch up ever since! Still, always worth it for a day off right? My time management course is going really well – it really makes you look at what exactly you’re doing with your… Continue reading Weekly Catchup
This beaded bracelet is made using reflective bicones that are really sparkly and look gorgeous! It’s made using another kit from The Bead Shop, Manchester, and is a lot simpler to make than would first appear. Anyway, have a look and see what you think. Hope you like them! Donna x Emerald Fireworks Bracelet (Designed by… Continue reading Emerald Fireworks!
This pink bracelet is made using memory wire, so it shapes to your wrist whatever your size! Personally I HATE pink, but for those who do like it, I’m sure the colours here will be just perfect!! Anyway, have a look and see what you think. Hope you like them! Donna x Miyuki Peach Memory Wire… Continue reading Pretty in Pink!
Hi again! Sorry I’m so far behind with my blogging at the moment, but I’m desperately trying to get ready for some craft fairs I’m doing at the end of this month (details at the end of this post!). I’ll be posting some more stuff in the next week or so I hope! I thought… Continue reading My First Sales!
Hi! I’ve also been for another lovely session with Stella of Navajo Beading (navajo-beading.net). We worked on a lovely Jasmine Necklace – a whole new, modern take on pearls (yes, I think “eurgh, grannies! ” when I hear pearls too, but trust me, these look great!). Enjoy! Donna x Jasmine Necklace Materials Needed: 4 x… Continue reading Jasmine Necklace
There’s one problem to the summer – too many craft festivals!! There’s always something going on somewhere, or something to plan to go to, never good if, like me, you live on a very restricted budget and don’t get out of the house much!! But I have managed to get to 3 events this summer, which… Continue reading Festivals galore!
In June this year my dad and I went on holiday to the Manor House Hotel in Devon. It’s a hotel that offers a brilliant range of crafts as well as other activities like shooting, falconry (dad loved that one!!), and the usual hotel facilities. We went for 4 activity days (we went there Sunday… Continue reading A Merry Summer Holiday!
So, with May over, I left jewellery making behind and moved onto parchment work. I have to say I have loved doing making jewellery, and I know Karen has – she’s rather addicted!! You can find pictures of everything we made below. Hope you like them!! Donna x