Posts tagged - tui

OddBird #9

Posted on May 10th, 2015

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I got a sweet message from a customer on felt last week, giving me some great feedback about my Oddbird brooches and asking if I had a tui brooch, as this was her Mother’s favourite bird and she wanted to get her one for her birthday.  I didn’t have a tui already made, so I […]


Nature, Enter Me

Posted on August 23rd, 2014

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We went for a big walk in the hills around Wellington today.  Once we got high enough, it felt like we were a million miles from the city.  The paths were muddy from recent rain, and new fern fronds shone electric green.  Huge pines towered above us, a reminder of the power of nature and […]


Finding Inspiration at Barton’s Bush

Posted on January 13th, 2014

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Sometimes finding inspiration is as simple as taking a walk.  We found a section of bush near my Dad’s place that was just teeming with beautiful birds, and spent a couple of hours there roaming around, listening to the sounds of the forest and taking photos. We held a stake-out at a group of flax […]