Finally! I have my logo out in the wild, along with 3 faery vector images I created because I simply couldn’t stop myself. Here they are all together in an insta-style vision board type thing, enjoy!
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
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)
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
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
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
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
I have an amazing friend who has been raising money to build wells in rural Cambodia, enabling the people in remote villages access to clean water. So far she has funded 13 wells and counting.. I’m so proud to know such wonderful people! Of course, I want to help. So I decided to make some Christmas decorations and try selling them with all profits … Read More Karma Stars and building wells in Cambodia
I’m very excited to be able to celebrate my first mother’s day this year so I decided to treat myself to something special. I wanted a one of a kind, custom made, work of art with my son’s name and birth date on it. Even better, have it made by a local artist and help support small businesses at the same time. I knew … Read More Custom jewelry by: Melissa Muir Design
Attention artists and art lovers.. here is an event not to be missed! In a nut shell.. PencilNeck Productions is proud to introduce you to the TOY TO THE WORLD PROJECT, a biennial custom DIY toy competition that brings together up to 200 artists to unleash their creativity on 200 blank vinyl bears in order to create an exhibition and auction event that raises … Read More Toy to the World – Art Event
Fancy seeing you here, it’s been a while! Uh yes..so in a nut shell.. I finished my Graphic Design Diploma, flew overseas to Vietnam for 2 weeks (Crazy! Insane! Amazing! Beautiful, friendly and delicious!) then coming home I had a nice pile of freelance design work to do, woo hoo!! But of course all this has sucked a few months out of me and … Read More What’s been happening?
..well lets just hope it all goes to plan! So, I finally found a gallery to exhibit my faery photos in!! It’s small, but a perfect location as it’s connected to a faery shop! I still have to fill out the forms, have everything approved.. I probably shouldn’t be talking too much about it in case it falls through but I just can’t help myself! I’m still … Read More Exciting News..