Archive for June, 2010

The Cheesebear

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

This is my next ceramics piece, its a cheeseboard, shaped as a bear skin rug, the little girl sitting on the rug is actually the lid for the very small olive or dip container on the bear.
You can sort of make out the little container in the middle of the bear rug in this picture
For now she is living on my sideboard in the dining room, one of the problems if I keep making these things is what to do with them!
I am dying to bring out the cheeseboard though next time I have visitors, not sure if it will impress them or worry them.

New Jamfancy Blythe outfit up on ebay!

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Im doing an ebay auction again after the longest time.  Its always horribly stressful, and ebay have changed the process of uploading again so that I cant have a coloured background, so it looks a bit weird, but oh well, here goes, fingers crossed.  Its for a good cause though, all proceeds to go towards Paul and I having chickens in our backyard *L*
Here is the link
and here is how it should have looked
Its a smallish set, with a hand painted deer on the dress and antlered faux fur bonnet and matching cape.  The deer is a special one to match the dress.

My first finished ceramics piece

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Well after doing ceramics for about ten weeks now I finally got a finished piece back today, its such a long process, you make the figure, then its fired, then you colour it, then fired, then glazed and fired, I felt like so much could go wrong, so Im really happy to have her back and in one piece at last.  It was really weird colouring her in as well, she looked so different before the firing and the glazing changes the colours again.
Anyway, here she is, my little deer girl
she has a tail
I took her out into the wilds of our backyard too, her natural habitat
Im hoping to get back my next lot of work next week, its a bear rug, with head, as a cheeseboard, he has a little sort of raised dish in the middle for olives or whatnot and the lid is a little girl that sits on the bear rug.  Hope she survives her glazing.

Things I have my eye on……..

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

It seems I have a “need” to constantly browse Japanese clothing, I just recently was put back to dial up speed and I think I actually had withdrawals when I couldnt do this at least once a day*L*
Here are the things that are catching my eye just now
Balcony and Bed are always beautiful, but this wonderful Liberty print is killing me
This very sensible looking, for me at least, bag from Beaure, it even has a matching wallet
Mother too always has things that I drool over, but these cute little socks and this top are my current favourites
oh and this top as well, I love the gentle fall of it and the subtle writing, rather beautiful
20310551and just a little bit of circus fun from Franche Lippee as well
Ive decided the only thing I can have from all this loveliness is the sensible bag, there are times in life when you just need a bag that isnt shaped like an animal or covered in eye catching pattern!   Maybe if I make some things to sell I can justify one more thing………………..
PS if you are looking for any of these brands, try out Rakuten in English translation mode, many of the shops now ship international.

New prints in the store again

Friday, June 4th, 2010

Here is some new work that went into the Etsy store yesterday
This Little Indian Girl is my favourite, I am considering keeping the original, I only own two of my own works so it would be a big move…..
littleindian copy
red copy
ghost copy
and a couple of the French saucy style, people seem to like the smoking girls
smoker2 copy
smoking copy
and pics of our seedlings cause I know everyone is just as excited about this as I am.
These below are some of our peas, they are about four times the size now, I swear they grow while I watch.


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