Tag: art

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Precious Metal Clay

About 2 years ago I bought some metal clay and after procrastinating for some time, this week I finally used it. Not guna lie, I was nervous. Not only is the clay is very expensive, but the blow torch my husband bought me was way bigger than the ones used in all the youtube videos. I was worried about catching my face on fire. … Read More Precious Metal Clay

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Creative Process

Today I’m showing you a behind the scenes look at what happens when I create something that doesn’t go to plan. This is what happens most of the time, but you wouldn’t know, because I only share the pretty things. Lets keep it real. Here’s my creative process, warts and all.. Over a year ago I started a painting, and just this week I … Read More Creative Process

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Announcement!

I have some very big news to share with you all! But first, a little background.. As some of you may already know, earlier this year I began studying small business. The opportunity came up and I found myself having a ‘why the hell have I not thought of this earlier?’ moment. The stars aligned, there was magic in the air.. THIS is what … Read More Announcement!

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Free Colouring In Page

I hope you’re doing ok in these extraordinary times. To help keep you (or the kids) occupied for a few minutes during isolation, I’ve drawn up this colouring in picture of Oscar’s Dragon to share. I’m new to file sharing, so to download you will need to right click on the image below, select view image then save it to your computer. Right click, … Read More Free Colouring In Page

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#Artwitch April

During April (and er, overflowing into May..) I took part in a little art challenge set up by a fellow faery artist and friend, Faerie Sarah of Handmade Wonderland. 5 Mondays in April exploring Art Witchery.. Week 1: Meet the Art Witches It seemed fitting to do a self portrait for this prompt and it was interesting to compare the painting to my actual … Read More #Artwitch April

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Mythical Markets 2019

The Mythical Markets were even more wonderful and spectacular than last year! Hard to believe, but it was. Probably because I was waaay more prepared this time which certainly helped and I had my little friend Kerry join me again, what a superstar. Together we had made a big batch of magick, shiny wands which turned out to be a big hit on the … Read More Mythical Markets 2019

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2018 in pictures

2018 has been a really productive year for my art and I’m proud as punch to see how far I’ve come in these past 10 years. That’s right, back in 2008 I had my first exhibition and started sharing my work under the studio name ‘B.Inspired’. Now I run an online shop, sell at markets and instore in both Victoria and Queensland. This year … Read More 2018 in pictures

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Butterfly wings and things

Finally Spring is here, the days are getting warmer and I’m ready to crawl out of hibernation. I’m back. All Winter I’ve been really busy crafting and creating to stock up and prepare for upcoming markets. These items will also be avaiable online through my Etsy shop. Check out my new treasures.. Glass lockets with ethically sourced butterfly wings We all know I like … Read More Butterfly wings and things

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Faery Artifacts (and Winter is here)

Hello strange people! We’re about half way through Winter here in Australia, so I’ve been hibernating. I don’t like the cold much but I do like cooking and crafting so there is a bright side. Here’s some interesting artifacts I’ve been preserving, mainly faery wands and wisdom sticks. There is also a piece made with a large thorn, possibly used as a weapon. Materials used … Read More Faery Artifacts (and Winter is here)

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Well, well, well..

Well! If you’ve been following me on Facebook you may have read the wonderful news that our water well in rural Cambodia IS COMPLETE! The well was built for a community in the Kilotacheom Village, Chikreng District of Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. Thank you to the┬áCambodian Buddhism Association for Vulnerable Children for arranging the project. The funds were raised over Christmas 2016 and 2017 … Read More Well, well, well..

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Dead Faeries at the Hills Art Market

The Hills Art Market Memorial Ave. Emerald Vic Saturday March 10th 9am – 3pm I’m at it again, market number 2 is less than a week away and this time I feel a little more confident, and a little less organised. So I figure I’d tackle it the way I do life in general, try to be positive and stay up till the wee … Read More Dead Faeries at the Hills Art Market

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Mythical Market Madness

‘You’re entirely bonkers! But I’ll tell you a secret, the best people are’ – Alice in Wonderland Ah the Mythical Markets. It came, it went, it threw faery dust in my face. It was a whirlwind of curious characters, magical mayhem, and in its entirety it was beautifully bonkers! Nothing could have prepared me for the craziness ahead, and considering this was my first real … Read More Mythical Market Madness

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2017 The year that was

Another year has flown by and is coming to a close, so it’s time to reflect back and see where I’ve come from, what I have achieved, and where I’m headed. 2017 started off slowly on the creative side of things, I have spent the year at home with my wee little newborn Toby (now 1) and sprouting little young man Oscar who’s four. … Read More 2017 The year that was

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Miniature Wizard’s Cupboard

I’ve been working merrily away on a miniature Wizard’s cupboard and it’s finally complete! I say finally.. when in fact it only took me a couple of weeks (only working on it for a little bit each day) and it came together quite quickly without any hiccups. Love it when that happens.. I had a little shadow box and wasn’t sure what to do … Read More Miniature Wizard’s Cupboard

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TTTW Bears 2017

My bears are complete for Toy to the World 2017! Meet ‘Totem’ the Animal Spirit Guide and ‘Funghi Town’ where we’re going down, down, down, down, down down down.. to. These guys will be exhibited at the Toy to the World exhibition being held in Prahran, Melbourne opening night October 11th. I’m really pleased with the results, they’ve both turned out the way I’d … Read More TTTW Bears 2017

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Toy To The World Project 2017

Toy to the World Project is back for 2017 and I’m really excited to take part in it again. TTTW is a charity event and exhibition that raises funding for HIV support and research. Artists customise a vinyl Popobe bear which are then exhibited and auctioned. You can read more about the Melbourne based event here. This years exhibition Opening Night is Wednesday 11th … Read More Toy To The World Project 2017

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Weird things for weird people

I’m at it again, making more of these creepy little critters.. dead mummified faery specimens! This time around I’ve added a few extra details like jewelry, hair beads and I’m also experimenting with real insect and butterfly wings. The back of each piece will have a label which includes the specimen # and the faerie’s name. (or if unknown it will be the title … Read More Weird things for weird people

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The Faery in the Key Cabinet

Behold! The Faery in the Key Cabinet. Or should I say the Mystery of the Faery in the Key Cabinet! But that was too long for the heading. Point is, this little masterpiece holds a secret and it’s up to the possessor to unravel the story.. The story begins with a dead faery locked inside a cabinet. The mystery is, WHO put her there? … Read More The Faery in the Key Cabinet

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Magical Rainbow Unicorn Chocolate

It’s magical.. it’s rainbow.. it’s unicorn chocolate. Yeah, you read that right. Oh my goddess this stuff is super easy to make and you can totally twist the recipe to create anything you wish. Choose your own colours, flavours, sprinkles, dried fruit, nuts, go crazy! I found this recipe by the delightfuly creative and quirky Katherine Sabbath on her instagram account. She’s the Queen … Read More Magical Rainbow Unicorn Chocolate