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I write about all sorts of yummy things I create in the kitchen as well as my little projects, interior design, family, travel and the things I tinker with. I love to get comments on my blog. I'd love to hear from you. Sign up to get updates in your Inbox. I don't post every day so you won't be flooded with emails. Enjoy!

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Using Shape and Texture in Jewellery Design

Texture, shape, colour, lustre, material – it’s all important in your jewellery designs. Let’s talk about that.

August 4, 2022

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Winter Master Bedroom Refresh

I’ve got the winter blues – I get them every year. I just need sunshine to survive and there hasn’t been much here lately.

August 2, 2022

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How to Make Pearl Fan Earrings

The great thing about these earrings is that they look really complicated but they aren’t.

July 28, 2022

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3 Easy Ways to Crimp Jewelry

What is crimping and why is it so important that you get it right?

July 21, 2022

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Your Bathroom is Moving Where???

It’s no secret that our house is way too small for us. Since both our children ended up back living with us, we have had to get two portable cabins to house everyone.

July 19, 2022

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Memory Wire Necklace Tutorial: Make a Statement

I’m playing with some memory wire today to make a beautiful focal necklace.

July 14, 2022

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Martina's Wish

Late last year I was approached by the Make a Wish Foundation to help make a wish come true for a New Zealand teenager living with Nemaline myopathy with restrictive lung disease.

July 12, 2022

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Five Basic Jewellery Making Techniques

Today I’m going to show you five basic jewellery making techniques that every jewellery maker should know.

July 7, 2022