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More resin

For my friends birthday. I’ve been making resin pieces like mad recently, my latest obsession. I’ll probably go back to polymer clay or beads soon but for now I have so many of these to show you. I’ll have to … Continue reading

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Tree of Life

Hi Everyone I’ve had a go at making Tree of Life pendants this weekend. They are first attempts but I think I’m improving. Thought I’d show what I’ve been up to even though I’m sure I can do better. Apple … Continue reading

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Apple recipes 1 – with thanks.

From Cambridge Chipmunk – the recipe that won a husband! Caramel Apple Crumb Pie  Yields: 10 Servings Ingredients Crust 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons butter or margarine chilled, cut into pieces 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening 3 … Continue reading


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A few days ago I was excited to see that my apple tree was showing signs of having some blossom, it is about a month later than usual, so I was thrilled yesterday when I saw just how much it … Continue reading

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Still hanging on to that holiday feeling

This was supposed to be a necklace, but I think maybe it’s too big. I had fun though, making Herbie the Hermit Crab (and I needed to do something with some of the leftover shells in my little holiday bag). … Continue reading

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Holiday inspiration

Hi Everyone I’m back from holiday (snaps to follow) and I’ve been inspired by the seaside. As I’m not back to work this week I’ve spent the day making shell related ‘stuff’. Here are a couple of todays creations. Hope … Continue reading

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A beautiful frosty morning. So beautiful in fact that I made Hubby drive home to get the camera. The frost was melting fast by the time we got back, but we got some lovely photos, I hope you’ll agree.

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Sorry I’ve not been around much recently, the pressure of tying up my old job and starting the new has taken much of my time, but I have a long weekend to look forward to, where I plan to catch … Continue reading

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I know it’s a bit early to be thinking of Christmas, but…

I’ve been thinking about Christmas! What would make it perfect? Spend loads on presents? Have lots of family over for dinner? Go down the pub in the morning? Go for a walk in the afternoon? Have home-made everything? Colour match the … Continue reading

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I planted these a few years ago and they didn’t do much. What a fantastic suprise when this year they came out like this…!

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