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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 I was meant to be doing. I’d never felt so ‘on the right path’ as I did the moment I signed up.

I wanted to absorb everything like a sponge. I ignored the house, ignored the world and studied my face off. I had big plans. I was going to turn B.Inspired into a real living, breathing, business.

I mean, I’d been trying to run B.Inspired like a business, for years. But as it turns out, I had absolutely no idea what I was actually doing.

Now I’ve got a pretty good idea what to do, but putting it all into action is both exciting and terrifying at the same time. Will I succeed? Will I fail? No idea, let’s find out!

My business officially launches on the 10th of June. This is the date I was given to start, and would you believe it happens to fall on a new moon? New beginnings! How perfect is that? My little hobby is growing and evolving, and to mark this new chapter I have decided to change my business name.

No hard feelings B.Inspired, you’ll always have a special place in my soul xx

This is a huge thing for me, because I’ve had the name B.Inspired for about 13 years. It came from my school nick name ‘B.’ and the word ‘inspired’ which at the time suited me well. I was still exploring with my art and wanted to keep the name really broad. However, I feel now it’s a bit dated and due for an upgrade.

Which brings me to.. my new name. I wanted something completely different that has never been used before and won’t be confused with any other businesses. It needs to reflect my art style and cover all areas from faery art and jewellery to witchy crafts and oddities..

B.Inspired is very proud to announce, her new name will be..

Menagerie of Magick

How exciting is this! I am so happy with it, it feels just right. Wait until you see the logo though, it’s a stunner and I’m so proud of it! I’ll be releasing the new logo on my socials this Thursday night, June 10th at 8:52pm (to coincide with the new moon!).

I will also be hosting a giveaway to celebrate, so keep an eye out on my facebook page to enter!

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The Faery Star

I came across this wonderful post about the ‘Faery star’ which I’d never heard of before. Isn’t it lovely!? I think I need one of these in my life. Thank you to Rhapsody Boheme for allowing me to share! (Please see link to Rhapsody’s blog page below)

Picture: faerie.com.au

Have you heard of the faery star? To me it sounds magical, perhaps a star of magic and wonder. Where the world is magnificent and filled with hope and stories of old tales and make belief.

The septagram, or Faery Star, is used instead of, or with, the Pentagram by many Faerie and Celtic based traditions. The seven points represent the Sun, the Forest (or Wood), the Sea, Magic, the Moon, the Wind, and Connection (or Spirit.)

An alternative set of definitions test upon use of the Faerie or Elven Star as a gateway to the Otherworld; each point of the Star is one of the entrances to the Faerie Realm, a pathway, or the 7 rays of manifestation of the Higher Self, as follows.

  • 1st point – Power, Personal Will and Determination
  • 2nd point – Unconditional Love, Wisdom, and Growth
  • 3rd point – Knowledge and Intelligence
  • 4th point – Harmony and Tranquility
  • 5th point – Powers of Mind and Science
  • 6th point – Devotion and Honesty
  • 7th point – Magic

The points blend with each other, nurturing and joining us as one with the Universe, bestowing personal and spiritual transformation.

The hopeless romantic and dreamer in me, beliefs that this is beautiful. It leaves me inspired in my crafty ventures to make a piece of jewelry or other artifact using the Faery Star as it’s motivation. Would you wear it or display it somehow?

For the original post, see it here.

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Competition Time

As promised, I am hosting a giveaway to celebrate the launch of my small business ‘Menagerie of Magick’.

I couldn’t decide on a prize so I’m offering a choice of one of 3 mystery boxes.

They are:

Fantasy – a mystery box of faery and fantasy themed treasures

Witchy – a mystery box of witchy themed treasures

Shadow – a mystery shadow box with a specimen inside

Entries are open worldwide with shipping included!

To enter, simply sign up to the Secret Society and comment below with the box you would like to win. You can gain bonus entries by entering on my instagram and facebook posts too. (Links to those on the footer of this page)

Winner will be drawn at random next Sunday!

Good luck

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The Secret Society

What is The Secret Society?

There’s a menagerie of mysterious things happening here at B.Inspired headquarters and I want to share them with you all, but only with those who are truly worthy of such knowledge. Those who truly want to know the secrets, musings, inspirations and creations.

Those who are willing to subscribe..

By subscribing to The Secret Society you’ll be updated with a seasonal-ish newsletter, but most importantly, you’ll be first to know about my big announcements. They’re coming.. and they’re big. And they’re top secret.

Announcements.

Big ones.

Top secret.

So if your curiosity has got the better of you, please creep on over to my Secret Society page, or click the button below to take you there.

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Faery Protection

It is well known in faery folkore that one must never dance with the faeries, and whatever you do, never ever ever eat faery food.

You probably shouldn’t collect their corpses in jars either, but some rules are just made to be broken.

Welcome, and behold my latest collection of rare faery specimens! One of a kind bespoke pieces for your curiosity collection. It is unknown if these specimens are entirely deceased or under a spell, perhaps some kind of fae trickery to fool us mortals. In which case I recommend you do not touch!

I should also warn you that by taking ownership of any faeries or faery artifacts, they may attract unwanted unseelie fae and mischievous folk. So if you own any or feel there has been some suspicious fae activity in your life, I have a list of faery protections you may want to consider in order to protect yourself..

Protection from faeries

Iron – It is believed that fae folk are repelled by iron, even poisoned by it according to some. Placing iron on your front door, such as a horseshoe, will ward off evil faeries. The magick is even stronger if you mount the horseshoe sideways, to represent the crescent moon.

Bells – Not just any bell, but a deep toned bell like those in churches. Moody bells and chimes by the front or back door will help to protect your home. You may consider carrying a bell with you, just in case.

Clothing – If you suspect the bad fae are about.. simply turn your jacket inside out! A quick and easy repellent to use any where. No jakcet? No problem, other clothing items will work too. A jacket is just much easier to turn than your pants.

Offerings – Place a bowl of milk or cream by the back door as an offering to the fae, to keep you on their good side. Be careful not to offer anything sweet, or they may not want to leave.

Salt – A ring of salt around your home or under the windows will help protect your family and ward off evil of all kinds.

St Johns Wart – Carrying posies of St Johns wart or planting them around your home is known to repel the evil faeries.

Daisies – Particularly a daisy chain, worn on the head or neck of children will protect them from being taken by the faeries.

Four Leaf Clover – While this may not protect you from the faeries, it will allow you to get a glimpse of them if they are nearby. The more you have, the more glimpses you will get, so you can keep an eye on their mischeivous ways.

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Crafting phenomenon of 2020

This post was never published when it was supposed to be, back in October. I suppose I ran out of time? I felt it was worth sharing, something I will always reflect back on when I hear the number ’20-20′.

It’s funny how at the beginning of lockdown, way back in March, I had all the time in the world. But I soon found myself so busy I had no time at all.

Granted, I have spent around 6 months home schooling so that took up most of my time, but I also had heaps of creative inspiration so I also spent every spare moment I had working on all my new ideas. Housework took a back seat, not like we were having visitors anyway.

My last post was April 21st and I mentioned I was 30 days into (the first) lockdown. It’s really weird to look back on that. I’m in Metro Melbourne Victoria, Australia, and for those who don’t know, we have only just started to lift restrictions from our second lockdown, which was much more severe than the first.

In a nut shell, we went into lockdown back in mid March through April, to late May. Restrictions began to lift, through June, but by July 9th we were back in lockdown again. Less than one month in and the restrictions were even harsher including a curfew and 5km limit.

As an artist, who sells pretty things, I figured my work was over. Markets were closed, retail was closed, and all I had left was my online shop. People were losing jobs, no one knew what was ahead, and it seemed everyone was spending their money on toilet paper.

I bought my first face mask in July and thought I could make my own. I gave it a go, made a few masks and shared them online.

BOOM. The mask making frenzy began.

Orders came pouring in and overnight I found myself sewing masks full time. I had never experienced anything quite like it. I had a constant stream of emails, orders were stacking up and I found myself cutting, pinning and sewing until the wee hours of the morning. Buzzing on Irish coffee and listening to podcasts. It was really exciting, but also a tad overwhelming. One day I felt like a helpless artist, the next I was in high demand.

A few days later, masks became mandatory, and the madness continued.

Of course, I wasn’t the only one. Craft stores soon ran out of elastic and black fabric. Lines were huge and only got bigger. I was part of a crafting phenomenon.

In the stores, behind the fancy custom patterned masks, fellow crafters would give a ‘nod’ of understanding to one another in line as we waited to be served. We were all there for the same reason.

To the people who bought handmade masks from local artists, thank you. You gave us income and a purpose. The feeling of being needed in a time like this, and be able to support our families in such an uncertain time, was empowering.

The mask making lasted over two months, then just like that, it came to an end. The break was welcomed. I was exhausted but also very proud of what I’d achieved.

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Photo Series – Life in ISO

As the world went into isolation in early 2020, photographers from all over the globe documented their experiences through pictures.

I however, did not.

I was a bit bummed that I hadn’t thought to. But little did I know I would get another chance with a second lockdown from July – November, here in Melbourne, Victoria.

Now that we’re on our way out, with most restrictions lifted, I feel it’s time I can share these images and reflect on a moment in history.

And lets hope with all our might that we will never have to home school ever again.

Ever.

Hour of daily exercise
Cooking with kids
Stay Home
We’re all mad here
Iso haircuts
Practice makes perfect
Can we go to the park yet?
Fun at home
Let me out

Towards the end of lockdown I had an appointment to get my eyes tested. I took my camera with me and snapped a few pictures of the almost empty shopping centre. It was very surreal to see so many stores closed, red and white tape everywhere, signs on every window stating how many customers were allowed inside at one time, not to mention all the social distancing stickers and Xs on the floor.

I felt the need to document it.

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Isolation Creation

Today is day 30! One whole month in isolation.

I mentioned a few posts back that I had a bunch of crafty supplies on the way.. they came, I created, it’s been heaven.

And now I can finally share some of my new creations with you.

I am SO excited about these..

Crystal cauldron candles.

They’re cauldrons with candles and crystals in them! What more could one want? Why not a few herbs and gemstones thrown in? don’t mind if I do! Rock incense, yes please. And top it all off with a dash of eco glitter, because sparkles are the bomb.

The cauldrons are metal and I’ve filled them with soy wax, added colour (as you may notice I’m still getting a feel for how colour blocks work) and a heap of essential oils because I want the scent to knock your socks off!

While they were drying I added some dried herbs from my garden, crystals, tumbled stones, incense and glitter. I am so in love with them I just had to keep one for myself.

I gave it to myself for my birthday.

The other three were claimed before I even had a chance to put them in my shop! I think others are just as excited as I am. I will definitely be making more of these beauties so if you are interested in buying one please send me a message, I have a feeling they won’t last long..

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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, view image, save as.

I would love to see your pictures, so please feel free to email them to me or post to my facebook page!

This image is for personal use only.

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Isolation Post #2

Ok things are getting a bit out of hand here..

I thought I’d be making a whole lot more than I am, instead my brain has gone into overdrive and I have SO many ideas, like, so many.. it’s all very exciting! Problem is I keep ordering more supplies, soon I’m going to be overwhelmed with a whole lot of new crafts to do. All in time for my birthday, so the timing is pretty neat actually.

I’ve got more soap making supplies on the way, I’m going to be making some magick bath products – a whole new witchy inspired range is coming, so that needs some packaging designs as well, I’m super excited about that! AND now oh my goddess, I had the most amazing candle idea. I won’t give away too much, but I’ve seen a new kind of style appearing on the market and I’ve put my own twist on it. I love it so much in fact I’m making one for me, one for a friends birthday, and two more which, if all goes according to plan, will be available on Etsy.

And, if it doesn’t go according to plan then I’m sure I’ll have some funny craft fail stories to share with you all!

Oh the waiting is killing me I just want to start them all now! NOW!

So other than day dreaming about making new things, I have also been getting on top of a few projects too. I finally finished painting this limited edition batch of wands! The ‘crystals’ (plastic) came from a wedding I attended last year, so I only had these 5 to work with.

I also finished something I had started moons ago, which is always satisfying. Finally my first printable! A range of herb labels with magick properties on them, available to download and print out yourself. I had the design I just needed to get around to printing them and taking photos. Feels good to get it done, and I’m pretty pleased with how it all turned out.

And finally some perfume bottle necklaces. I had a friend over a while back and we made some of these bottles into necklaces, then created out own perfume oil elixirs to put inside! These bottles come empty so you can create your own scent.

These and all of the above are now available in my Etsy shop. Thanks so much for stopping by!

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Isolation Post #1

What better time to write a blog post than when I’m self isolating right here at home!? It’s one of those things I just never seem to find the time for. Well, I’ve got plenty of time now so here we go.

Blog post.

New things are brewing..

During my first few days at home I made some small soaps. I suspected my online sales would drop due to these uncertain times, so I may as well offer something useful. And making soaps is fun so, winning!

Then my mind went down the rabbit hole. I fell into a daydream of all the lovely soaps and bath products I could create! What I could name them, what scents I would mix, how I could package them.. I’ve been here before, and it was a delight to go back.

Long story short, I have a large order of supplies on the way, so watch this space for new and exciting witchy soaps and bath brews!

All these little soaps are available in my etsy shop right now, hooray!

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Evil Tooth Fairy Costume

I love to dress up. So I was pretty stoked when my friend had a dress up party for her birthday. It was around Halloween, so I wanted to do something creepy.. but with a twist. And so the evil tooth fairy was born.

GIVE ME YOUR TEETH!

To create this costume I wore a simple fairy costume (white dress, white tutu, white wings with stripey tights) and dressed it up with some handmade tooth jewellery and toy tools. Oh and blood, plenty of blood.

I used food dye to splatter blood on the dress which I was amazed to see it totally washed out leaving no stains at all! For a nice bloody tone I used red food dye with a few drops of blue to darken it. I watered it down a little and flicked it onto the dress with a paint brush.

To make the necklace, I used white polymer clay to create little rooted teeth and added a bent piece of wire to make a charm. Cook, paint blood, then add to a pearl necklace.

My what lovely teeth you have..
Photo taken after I wore it, so it needs touching up here

The crown turned out so well! I just used a cheap headband and layered it up with some hot glue. When I had some height I added the teeth I’d made from polymer clay, and secured with more glue. Then all it needed was a few coats of pink paint (I used acrylic) and finished off with, you guessed it, lots of blood.

To complete my outfit I also painted some plastic tools I bought at the cheapo shop. I sprayed them gold then added some dark red blood splatter. Muaahahahaaaaaa!

And there you have it! My evil tooth fairy costume. For an added storyline (and because he isn’t huge into dressing up) my hubby agreed to black out his teeth! I thought it was a great addition until I found out one of the party guests thought he really had no teeth and I was an arsehole for making fun of it. Bahahahhahaaaa!! We sorted that out, but gosh did I laugh!

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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 real life face afterwards. Turns out I painted my features too big, note to self: don’t paint features too big.

Week 2: Elemental Week

Considering I’m an Aries and my element is fire, and also due to the fact I need more practice painting fire, I decided to go with – you guessed it – the water element. Nah kidding, fire element! I had no intentions of painting Rhianna but she kind of looks a bit like her to me. My fire painting skills need more practice but I think I’m improving.

Week 3: La Luna Week

Ah the moon! I was going through some scraps of paper with music on them when I thought to myself: ‘If I find the word moon in the music, then I’ll use it to paint on’ and guess what.. yah huh. Moon-lit. Close enough.

Week 4: Muse Week

So many muses, who to pick!? I just had to go with Brian Froud as he is responsible for my love of watercolours and squashed faeries. This is a quickie sketch of Mr Froud in the form of an elf which I think it is his true form really.

Week 5: Art Witchery in Action

This was a thought provoking prompt because I’d never really considered my art as witchery in any way, other than the subject matter, but it made me really think about my creative process and where the magick comes from. And after some thought I realised that there are many little rituals that come naturally. One of which is shown in the photos below where I hang many of my creations to cleanse in the insence smoke, especially if they have feathers.

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Shadow Box for Mother’s Day

My adorable 6 year old gave me a shadow box for Mother’s Day which is such a sweet and thoughtful gift! It’s also full of pink sequins and kind of hideous, so I asked him if I could decorate it. He was totally cool with that, thank goodness.

Such a sweet gift, sickly sweet
Sequins kept for for craft box of course
I did feel a wee bit guilty scrubbing off this message.. just a wee bit. A little all purpose cleaner and a scourer did the trick.
This was fun, finding dyed pieces of paper and pictures to peg.
A pop of colour..
The best part, messages and drawings from my boys along with a recent photo
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Gumnut Faeries

My son Oscar found these little gumnuts at his school and immediately I saw little faery hats.

I began collecting more when I caught the attention of two young school girls who were very interested in what I was doing. When I told them I was going to make little faeries they got so excited that they began collecting them for me too. Every time I see them they empty their pockets full of gumnuts for me, cutest thing ever!

Thanks to these girls, I now have approximately 1,523,291 gumnuts.

Ok, that number might be a little exaggerated.. but basically I have a LOT of gumnuts to play with.

So I started the little faeries by making teeny little heads using fimo (polymer clay) and putting them on wire so I have something to work on for the body. After baking them I painted a very simple face on each one.

For the bodies I wrapped the wire with masking tape to bulk it out, then covered some with florist tape as an experiment. The florist tape I had was a bit old but actually worked ok. I used some old fabric on others that I’d dyed with coffee, then added another layer of green loose fabric that I’d held onto for years knowing it would come in handy one day.. and so it did.

I glued the fabric with craft glue and tied it with some twine, moss and a tiny gemstone. The hair was made using twine or wool, and finally, a little gumnut hat was glued on top.

I’m not yet entirely sure what I’ll be doing with these little faeries, but I do know I’ll be gifting one to each of the girls who helped me, and I can’t wait to see their faces!

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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 day. We completely sold out, ah-mazing! They were so much fun to make too, so we decided to open a little Etsy shop we call ‘Enchantorium‘. How sweet are they? They even have individual name tags with an activation ritual. (Careful though, if you don’t follow the instructions correctly, it might make you fart) They are also available in my B.Inspired etsy shop, here.

It was hella fun to meet so many strange people and characters, I felt right at home. This time we managed to get the stall set up early so we were able to have a look around the market before it began. Wow. So many interesting, unusual, adorable and delightful things!
I bought myself some faery dust from Nightshade FX because it was just so.. my style.

I wish I’d taken more photos, but I didn’t, so I’ve borrowed some from B.K. Henderson and Joss Jensen Photography.

How amazing are these pictures!?

Unfortunately I have been informed that the markets will not be taking place in the same location next year, which is such a shame because it really is such an enchanting place as you can see. Hopefully it will still go ahead but the destination is currently unknown.. fingers crossed all will be resolved and we will meet again, my people! Until then, stay weird xx

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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 I entered the world of craft markets. It started off with a bang when I threw myself into the Mythical Markets, totally undrestimating the scale and popularity that the event would be. An overwhelming but exciting experience all the same, I’m very much looking forward to the next one happening later this month on January 26th. (And a wee bit more prepared this time around!) Check it out here for more details.

I had another two stalls at the Hills Art Market in Emerald (unfortunately no longer running) and one more recently at the Frankston Makers Market where I experienced a thunderstorm just after setting up. It was insane. Luckily for me though, anything that did get water damage was purposely aged anyway, so the water only added to the aesthetic. How’s that for a twist of fate?

I managed to paint this many paintings:

Including 30+ hand painted tags. Most of the paintings are quite small, the biggest one being around 40 x 30cm for my cousin’s baby boy. The little painting of Totoro is for my new niece who was born early in the year, so it’s been very exciting times with fresh new babes for me to smell 🙂

I made lots of interesting things from butterfly wing jewellery to artifacts to preserved faery skelletons and other odd things in between. A fascinating collection of curiosities if I do say so myself:

I did some design work over the year, a few logos and digital images which is always fun. I can’t share them all but here but there was one job in particular that was pretty amaze. And that is the logo and shop sign for the magical nook that is Minni & Rose in Clontarf, QLD.

Lower Image of work by Natural Magical Creative.

In August I was absolutely stoked to win a logo competition. It was for a political group known as the Smashed Avocado Movement. I love what they stand for and being able to design their logo was really exciting. It followed onto some further work and even today I’m still designing for them, so that was a big highlight!

Another highlight worth mentioning is the popularity with a tshirt design I created back in 2014 (I think..) for a Dark Crystal related competition I didn’t win. I uploaded the design to Redbubble and it recently started to sell. I’m not quite financially ready to buy a double story tree house in the forest, but I can probably afford to buy a few of these tees for myself. Happy as pie to know that there are people around the world actually wearing my design!*

*The design itself is part of the time symbol from the Dark Crystal, origionally designed by Brian Froud. This is my interpretation of it in the form of fan art

To finish off a great year I once again launched my Karma Star Christmas campaign where I make and sell stars for charity. I raised a total of $257 making lots of personalised stars this time which was really enjoyable. Even when it was midnight and I was working away on batches of stars to make sure they were ready to post the following day! Loved every moment.
This is the third year running and all funds raised are donated directly to the Cambodian Buddhism Association for Vulnerable Children.

I had one very personal star request in memory of a family member who had passed just before Christmas. It was very humbling to create something so personal to someone. I knew the people recieving these stars would be having a difficult Christmas and it bought tears to my eyes just thinking of them. An unforgettable moment, although sad, it was another highlight in my creative ventures.

So that’s a wrap 2018! It has been a whole lotta late nights and crafting fun, designing, creating and never ending sketches on scrap paper. I intend to continue on this journey in 2019 with 2 markets already booked and a secret project I’ve been working on behind the scenes that I hope to launch real soon..

Hope you all have a fantastic year!

Becky Bee of B.Inspired xx

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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 a little bit of dead things, and how delightful are butterfly wings?

I was looking into casting butterfly wings in resin but decided it was a bit too messy a project for me to tackle with little people in the house. My next thought was to have some kind of glass locket to display the wings in a I found these beauties. They’re very strong, made with real glass and incase the wings firmly. The locket can be opened but not without a good tug on the latch, so the chances of these opening while wearing is very slim.

Miniature toadstools for fairy gardens

Handmade with clay, hand painted and sealed for outdoor use.

I love fairy gardens and lately I’ve noticed a lot of fairy garden ornaments available in shops which is totally rad. Fairy gardens hell yeah! But I had noticed any toadstools I bought tend to fade and haven’t been great quality. So, I made my own. There is quite a bit of work that goes into making these, but they’re sturdy, weather proof and look pretty sweet if I do say so myself.

Curiouser & curiouser kits

Tiny little boxes of trinkets to explore, create and inspire to go treasure hunting..

I had about 6 little blue boxes I’d bought for something else but they were too small. So I’ve been wondering what to do with them. I also found myself with lots of little glass bottles and some left over butterfly wings from another project.. then my mind starting ticking over. When I come up with new ideas for markets they have to be something I would like to own, and tiny boxes with little trinkets is something I am strangely drawn to. I made these for anyone esle who finds such things interesting, and I encourage you to collect items to add them to this wee box.

New range of art greeting cards

Thanks to all who voted on facebook, I made the selection based on the most popular cards and themes.

And of course.. lots more hanging toadstools. This may very well be the last batch before Christmas so if you’re keen to get one for a gift be sure to place an order soon!

If you’d like to hear more about the market stalls I will be attending, be sure to follow me on facebook. Otherwise my crafts can be purchased online through Etsy or send me a message via the contact page if you have any questions.

Thanks for stopping by!

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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 in the creation of these artifacts appears to be a mixture of twigs, passionfruit curls, glass beads, silver beads, charms, twine and a thorn.

If you are keen to get your hands on one of these artifacts you can check out my Etsy shop or contact me to place an order.

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