You may have seen that for a lot of my modular origami projects, I tend to cut smaller squares to make my units. Origami paper comes in 15cm squares usually, but I find that the finished model can be quite large, so I like cutting them into four 7.5cm squares, or even nine 5cm squares. […]
Wreathes are a fantastic craft to make at home as you can use just about anything as your medium. For my base I’ve used copper garden wire – it’s very soft and malleable, and it has a similar effect to branches. I looped a circle a few times, then wrapped wire around three locations – […]
What can you do with a lot of gemstone chips lying about? I bought a lot of these chip strings as I used them for my tree of life pendants, but I never seem to use all the chips. They sit in this nice box in my drawers!
I bought a lot of seed beads a long time ago and they just sit in a box on my desk, not really being used much. At some point, I moved flats and the beads got shaken up as well! It was time to do something with them.
I wrapped a large tiger eye cabochon with copper wire recently! The shape was quite unusual, so I ran the wire all the way around and sideways as well. I added some topaz Swarovski crystals and wrapped the wire ends around the frame. Materials: tiger eye cabochon, 0.8mm copper wire, topaz Swarovski crystals