Category Archives: crafts

I’m making wearable art.

So, a new addiction seems to have me in its grips.  It seemed natural to move from creating mixed media art to creating art you can actually wear.  Not that I myself would wear it, but my models will be … Continue reading

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Playing with Barbies.

Lately I’ve been messing around with making strange art dolls. Here is an example.  Yep…pretty weird I know.  I made her face with scrunched up aluminium foil and some kind of wall plaster stuff. Because I don’t have any polymer … Continue reading

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It is what it Isn’t!

I’m in this mad creative frenzy at the moment.  Funny how that happens. You go through periods where your inspiration just dries up and it’s like you are trudging through this vast desert of “what the heck am I supposed … Continue reading

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My mechanical heart.

Man, is it raining cats and dogs or what!  (Where on earth did that saying come from anyway?) So I’ve been glued to the weather stations getting very excited at a predicted East Coast low which was supposed to happen, … Continue reading

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More mixed media dabblings with my photography.

So I had another go at this, using a photo I recently took of my eldest daughter Keira when we did a “tribal” sort of photoshoot. I tried to take some photo’s of the process, but got caught up in … Continue reading

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Crafting frenzy!

THIS is what is keeping me from blogging! You see I feel this terrible GUILT that I just do not have the time at the moment to be catching up with everyone else’s blogs and if I myself write a … Continue reading

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Creepy dolls.

I’ve been working on this for a little while now and it coincides well with the brand new acquisition of a super fantastic BRILLIANT camera which we are so happy with! Of course, I jumped in without researching first… “how … Continue reading

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2014 – a wild and wonderful and creative year it will be!

I’ve been so slack and haven’t written anything in my blog or, I confess been checking other blogs for quite some time now. My apologies to my few loyal, who may not be so loyal now, followers. I promise that … Continue reading

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Why Aussies should celebrate Christmas in July, not December.

I have lamented on the ludicrousness of our Christmas celebrations in the Australian summer time before. Bah humbug you say. Well, there’s good reason ok! I will explain. Christmas- as a date on the calendar really has very little to … Continue reading

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Ok…really, now I am DONE! RIT, you suck! But I suck too….because I decided to dye ONE more thing. I had this very vivid orange Indian table runner that was just too bright for my tastes. (Don’t know why I … Continue reading

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