So as I mentioned before once the decision was made to carry out this dream of mine to make crafts out of natural products the next question on my mind was where! Obviously, the overheads have to be low to zero so renting a workshop or unit was out of the question. The only option … More FROM SHED TO WORKSHOP
You know when you have an image in your mind of how you want something to look, well – this is exactly what I had in my mind’s eye when making my Hanging Candle Holder. I am really quite pleased with myself as I have managed to keep the integrity of the bark encasing the … More MY WALL CANDLE HOLDER
These creations are one of my main products that I do. My first attempt at Pyrography was on my candle cubes. I bring those old fence posts posts lying on the ground back to life I hadn’t tried Pyrography before but one of my hopeful career choices as a young woman was to be a … More CANDLE CUBES
It’s no wonder I have a fixation with wood … I grew up deep in the rural Devonian countryside and even our garden have large established trees within which have grown up with me. Here is where I still live. Just couldn’t imagine living anywhere else in the World. So lucky to have a childhood in … More SURROUNDED BY WOOD
Take a picture of the new Jamie Oliver book on the arm of my blue settee with new Ikea cushions – as the colours compliment each other. Although my culinary skills were adequate I wanted to push the boundaries a bit. As I am not one for sticking to recipes Jamie Oliver’s ‘chuck it in … More THIS GUY TAUGHT ME TO COOK!
I find that I am sat in front of a monitor or staring at my phone to carry out everyday online tasks which I love to do but sometimes when things go wrong digitally it can be extremely frustrating. This is when I dig out my faithful journal – pen to paper can be a … More DO YOU MISS WRITING?
The decision is made so the time has come to make this a reality. I love to learn – every day if I can. So where do you start to build your own company? I figure my beautiful leather Lemome journal would be a good place. I started to sketch out some of my ideas as … More THE TIME HAS COME
It took me many, too many, years to pluck up the courage to take this step. I have always convinced myself I must have a job to earn money but with that comes lack of time to do what you really want to do. Let me tell you about me and my creativity or rather … More THE BEGINNING