Create a beautiful button and bead heart

Create a beautiful button and bead heart

This craft has many applications, the only limit is your imagination! So we’re starting with creating a button and bead heart. As you can see from the image, this is made up of red buttons and beads.  You can also have fun with this by raiding craft stores...
10 craft projects for Halloween

10 craft projects for Halloween

Whether you’re having a party and want some decor, or need to keep your kids entertained, here are some crafty things I’ve gathered to give you some ideas. Have fun and happy halloween! 1. Butternut Squash SkullsYou may be used to carving pumpkins, but...
One minute fairytale: Little Red Riding Hood

One minute fairytale: Little Red Riding Hood

Originally published in 2011 Having recently rediscovering how much I enjoyed pen and ink drawing and creating a little red riding hood picture I decided to go one step further and turn this into an animation.  I like things to have a USP (unique selling point!)...
Getting my hands dirty with ceramics

Getting my hands dirty with ceramics

When I was in my teens we had a pottery class at my school for just one lesson. This felt quite ground breaking a the time for my strict grammar school and we were tasked with making a ceramic tile. I made a hippopotamus rising out of the water in what I thought was a...
Having a play with silver clay

Having a play with silver clay

This is reposted from an earlier art blog in 2013 so apologies for the poor photos. After hearing other students talk about silver clay on a recent small metals class, I took a look was delighted to discover a medium that seemed to combine ceramic and metal...