Tag: art

Butterfly wings and things

Finally Spring is here, the days are getting warmer and I’m ready to crawl out of hibernation. I’m back. All Winter I’ve been really busy crafting and creating to stock up and prepare for upcoming markets. These items will also be avaiable online through…

Faery Artifacts (and Winter is here)

Hello strange people! We’re about half way through Winter here in Australia, so I’ve been hibernating. I don’t like the cold much but I do like cooking and crafting so there is a bright side. Here’s some interesting artifacts I’ve been preserving, mainly faery wands…

Well, well, well..

Well! If you’ve been following me on Facebook you may have read the wonderful news that our water well in rural Cambodia IS COMPLETE! The well was built for a community in the Kilotacheom Village, Chikreng District of Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. Thank you…

Dead Faeries at the Hills Art Market

The Hills Art Market Memorial Ave. Emerald Vic Saturday March 10th 9am – 3pm   I’m at it again, market number 2 is less than a week away and this time I feel a little more confident, and a little less organised. So I…

Mythical Market Madness

‘You’re entirely bonkers! But I’ll tell you a secret, the best people are’ – Alice in Wonderland Ah the Mythical Markets. It came, it went, it threw faery dust in my face. It was a whirlwind of curious characters, magical mayhem, and in its entirety…

2017 The year that was

Another year has flown by and is coming to a close, so it’s time to reflect back and see where I’ve come from, what I have achieved, and where I’m headed. 2017 started off slowly on the creative side of things, I have spent…

Miniature Wizard’s Cupboard

I’ve been working merrily away on a miniature Wizard’s cupboard and it’s finally complete! I say finally.. when in fact it only took me a couple of weeks (only working on it for a little bit each day) and it came together quite quickly…

TTTW Bears 2017

My bears are complete for Toy to the World 2017! Meet ‘Totem’ the Animal Spirit Guide and ‘Funghi Town’ where we’re going down, down, down, down, down down down.. to. These guys will be exhibited at the Toy to the World exhibition being held…

Toy To The World Project 2017

Toy to the World Project is back for 2017 and I’m really excited to take part in it again. TTTW is a charity event and exhibition that raises funding for HIV support and research. Artists customise a vinyl Popobe bear which are then exhibited…

Weird things for weird people

I’m at it again, making more of these creepy little critters.. dead mummified faery specimens! This time around I’ve added a few extra details like jewelry, hair beads and I’m also experimenting with real insect and butterfly wings. The back of each piece will…

The Faery in the Key Cabinet

Behold! The Faery in the Key Cabinet. Or should I say the Mystery of the Faery in the Key Cabinet! But that was too long for the heading. Point is, this little masterpiece holds a secret and it’s up to the possessor to unravel…

Magical Rainbow Unicorn Chocolate

It’s magical.. it’s rainbow.. it’s unicorn chocolate. Yeah, you read that right. Oh my goddess this stuff is super easy to make and you can totally twist the recipe to create anything you wish. Choose your own colours, flavours, sprinkles, dried fruit, nuts, go…

7 Photographers to Inspire You

The following photographers are so far the most inspiring I have come across. They’re the artists behind the work that makes me want to try and create amazing pictures, send my imagination into a tizz and explore new ideas. I could happily gaze over…

Experimenting with Watercolours

I have been having a ton of fun playing around with my new watercolour set! Check out that brush that came with it! I’ve never seen one before. You can take the top off and fill it with water, so as I paint I…

2016 A Year in Review

2016 was a big one for us, with the purchase of our first home in April and the arrival of our second little cherub, Toby! So understandably I was a little slow on the creative side, but I did manage to have a fairly…

Karma Stars and building wells in Cambodia

I have an amazing friend who has been raising money to build wells in rural Cambodia, enabling the people in remote villages access to clean water. So far she has funded 13 wells and counting.. I’m so proud to know such wonderful people! Of…

Christmas Crafternoon with Kids

It’s that time again.. Christmas is coming! Yeah! As you may know I’m a sucker for Christmas crafts and getting right into the spirit of it. This year we have our very first (big) Christmas Tree! Our little man is 3 1/2 now so…

DIY – Dead Faery Tutorial

Ah Halloween is drawing closer.. so as a treat I thought I’d share with you how I make my dead faery sculptures. When I first tried to make a dead faery I searched the internet and could only find one tutorial, which I have…

Recycling Ideas for the Art Studio

I’m really passionate about our planet and doing my bit for the environment. You don’t have to be a full blown eco warrior hippie to make a difference, but if we all make an effort then little by little I truly believe that together we can…

DIY Upcycled Drawers for Baby

My husband was going to get rid of this little chest of drawers. I could see they had the potential to be.. better. So I claimed them. A coat of paint and some new knobs is about all I needed, and as we have…