Monthly Archives: September 2010

Panic attack time again!

Art For heaven’s Sake is just 2 weeks and 1 day away!  I know I am panic stricken and so are my friends Candy & Adele. On top of this the 3 of us are organizing Artists for a Cause on Sunday 14th November which is also creeping up! So on the last day of… Continue Reading

New style hanger for my button Christmas tree decorations

Last year I bought a packet of cute swirled hangers, from Target, for my button Christmas tree decorations. Saturday I was flicking through Homes & Gardens Christmas gift ideas magazine and saw a cute set of home made Christmas tree decorations hangers. The artist had a simple hook at the top, had then put a… Continue Reading

An Alternative Christmas Quilt

I’m quite excited because for years I’ve been making raggy Christmas tree quilts, of all sizes, as gifts for friends, family fundraisers for school and I’ve sold some. As much as I love them I really wanted to make something different this year and as I went checking out the Christmas fabric for this year… Continue Reading

What a fantastic surprise

Last week I entered 2 pieces of wearable recycled art into Rialto, CA’s recycling festival – a vintage abalone shell bracelet with fresh water pearls and a V Galet silk tie, handmade in Beverley Hills, CA c. 1940/1950s which I’d recycled it into a silk purse. I went to collect the bracelet and purse this… Continue Reading

Mid-month check in…

ooh the fall solstice tomorrow… 3 1/2 weeks to Art for Heaven’s Sake.. The to do list isn’t looking that good! 50 bracelets – 2 finished, loads of buttons glued, some with pearls 50 prs earrings – 20 prs ready for the final bits 24 button Xmas tree decorations 100% 6 Christmas wall hangings –… Continue Reading