From a French table to your wrist

I have always loved pottering around the Brocante Markets of France, seeking out new things for the house and garden, but more recently have been ferreting out old silver and other unusual items, creating new pieces of jewellery with them. … Read More

New Year – New Pieces

The weeks leading up to Christmas were all rather frantic with lots of Fairs at some great locations, finishing with the Christmas Fair at Lydford Gorge and the Edwardian Evening in Okehampton, which were really lovely events to end on. … Read More

The Old French Buttons

As a child I remember the delights of squirrelling through my Grandma’s ‘Button Tin’, which back then seemed to hold a vast collection of brightly coloured buttons, many with beautiful patterns or shapes.   The ‘Button Tin’ seems to be … Read More

A Cathedral to an old Forge – Autumn Craft Fair venues

This Autumn I’m lucky enough to be doing some Craft Fairs in beautiful and very different locations, where the skills of ancient crafts’ people are readily on view. To be honest I never cease to be amazed at the quality of … Read More

A summer of pottering around French Markets & an Autumn full of Fairs

I’ve been lucky enough to spend the last 3 months in Provence in the South of France and have fallen into the wonderful habit of spending Sunday mornings wandering around local Brocante Fairs to see what I can find to … Read More