Monthly Archives: June 2010

Out in theĀ garden

My flowers and plants in the back garden are starting to look really good now. Here’s a selection: Part of my little herb garden. Thyme, Rosemary, Curry Plant, Chocolate Mint. Yummy! My other herbs: Zombie basil, coriander, mint. Just out … Continue reading

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What am I letting myself in for?

There’s a skills festival going near work in a couple of weeks and the organisers have asked me to do some jewellery workshops! After flailing for a good five minutes I agreed. So tonight I’ve spent an hour looking at … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Make your own salt dough

Today, my sister was around to do some crafty projects with me and my daughter. One of the things we had a go at doing was making salt dough plaques. We’d done some back when my daughter was about a … Continue reading

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More Silversmithing

I wanted to have a go at setting a bezel on a pendant and here’s what I came up with: I really wish that when I’m having a go at these new techniques that I work on something a bit … Continue reading

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Monday Cat

Mr B was having a lazy day keeping the path by the planter nice and warm.

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Things I have been making

In my last silvermithing class, I had half an hour and no project to work on. I had a bit of a trawl through my silversmithing box and turned up some odd sterling silver jump rings in 3mm and 5mm … Continue reading

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