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Showing posts from October, 2013

Loving Autumn

I like Autumn. Of course I'm sad when the summer is over but there is something special about Autumn. Apart from October being my birthday month, I love the fiery reds, coppers, ochre and cinnamon shades of the plants in my garden and the leaves on the trees. The garden wall is aflame with red Boston Ivy. There is a voluptuousness in Autumn's generosity as it fills the hedgerows with berries. Last year, after picking sloes, I was inspired to make this gorgeous little bracelet using some very round dark pearls which really reminded me of the sloe berries. The bush they come from is known as Blackthorn. This bracelet was featured recently in a lovely autumnal treasury - click here to view the treasury.

Sloe Berry Bracelet
My sparkly little brooches will be out on the stall at Christmas craft fairs this year and I now have a lovely new wicker bowl which I bought from the Scilly Socks shop at Porthloo on St Mary's in which to display my wares. The brooches really do look nice …

Now Accepting Etsy Gift Cards & Credit Cards

Back from a wonderful holiday in the Isles of Scilly, having been reinvigorated and inspired! Just wish it could last a bit longer...! Here's to next year...

In the meantime, I'm delighted to let all our fans know that we now accept credit card payments and Etsy gift cards (as well as paypal payments) at and don't forget that commissions are always welcome too! Why not treat yourself to a little reminder of Scilly with our gorgeous beachy bracelet?