Posts tagged - craft

Wrap it Well

Posted on December 15th, 2015

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Just a quick post to share a couple of my favourite homemade gift-wrapping ideas, in case you need a little inspiration for dressing up your Christmas presents this year. If you’d like to make some unique wrapping paper, how about trying these ideas: Painted giftwrap – grab some acrylic paints in Christmas colours and paint […]


Brewing Adventures

Posted on November 19th, 2015

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You might not know this about me, but I like to brew beer. Over the past few years, this interest has grown from a passing phase to a full-blown passion. Now we that find our house is becoming too small to support our habit… a whole wall of our bedroom is stacked with boxes of […]


Market Finds

Posted on November 15th, 2015

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Just wanted to show you some of the awesome art that I bought from other artists at Craft Central! There were lots of talented people there, but I need to be a bit realistic about how much art I buy, so I had to restrict myself… here are my fab finds this year: ‘Tui’ print […]


Craft Central Wrap-Up

Posted on October 26th, 2015

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There are lots of words I could use to describe the Craft Central market on 3rd October… exciting, encouraging and inspiring are just a few of my favourites.  I had such a great day.  It was awesome to finally show the works that I’ve been piecing together over the last few months, and to get […]


Recent Adventures in Relief Printmaking

Posted on October 2nd, 2015

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I just wanted to show you some of the lino prints I’ve made over the past few months.  I’ve been experimenting with different ways to create texture and the effects these can give when layered over top of one another.  I’ve used my two ‘In Flight’ lino blocks, along with some kowhai and pohutakawa flower […]