Wednesday, 30 July 2014

The big(ish) reveal

 So this is the project I asked everyone to guess! I was making a fairy house. It has taken a while to finish the roof as I probably didn't choose the easiest style! 

 After finishing this I thought little mushroom fairy houses would be a good idea. Therefore I created all of the bellow. The clay is baked and varnished with little added extras like bells and they stand on slate with wool as grass.

 There must have been a stone under where I was placing them as they all look a tad wonky, but I can assure you they all sit straight and upright! The last one uses glow in the dark clay to give a very ethereal look :) 
I also had time for this all red beaded dragon.

I love this photo as the light shines through the spine of the wings they look like they're on fire.

That's all for today! I hope everyone has had a wonderful week so far.
Lucy x

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Hello everyone! :) my first week back at home from University has been very filled! The weekend was the grand depart of the Tour de France in Yorkshire. On the Saturday, my family and I traveled to Ilkley and watched the bikes wizz past and then watched on the big screen with the rest of the spectators. On Sunday the tour was coming through my town so a quick walk down and watched them wizz past again! :) It was quite an experience to go from watching the riders on television every year to seeing them on my towns streets.

The break away from the peloton bellow. 


The garden is flourishing with veg and fruit! The currents are all ready to eat and the peas are fast approaching which I am very looking forward to eating whilst doing my makes! 


A sudden burst of growth on a clematis my mum and I bought from the Chelsea flower show a few years back called 'Ooh La La'. Its a very pretty clematis and will hopefully get bigger with all this sunshine! 

 I have been clearing out all my old toys and found my Hama beads and could not for the life of me want to give them away. So I decided to make little kits for children, which they can buy at my stalls in august. Very cheap too as I am getting rid of them after all! Despicable me films are my favourite and are also very popular with children so I thought it was a good idea to start designing kits to make minions :) 

Then I think I got a little carried away with the minion theme and made polymer fimo clay minions in all shapes, sizes and expressions! These are going to be keyrings. 

I also tried out some other clay keyrings such as this guitar below.

Also some clown fish to keep with the childrens movie theme. (Nemo from finding Nemo) all different as the shape and eyes and fins were more of an experiment. 

That is it for this week except a little project I have been working on that is a mix of polymer clay and wood that is very in keeping with the stalls theme that I will be attending, anyone care to take a guess at what it could be? 
I hope everyone has had a lovely sun filled week!