A productive snow-day by the fire.

Looking at the weather this weekend you’d easily think it was December rather than mid March with the Spring Equinox just around the corner. Snow at this time of year seems so out of the ordinary – the daffodils are … Read More

Salt, Mustard or Tea? A spoon for each finger!

One of the reasons that I first started to work with old silver was that I wanted to make myself a piece of jewellery from an old spoon and I quite fancied a new ring. I had seen some before, … 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

All Things Festive and Lovely – Tavistock College

A new event for me this year, but if the other Miss Ivy events I’ve been to over the last 12 months it will be a good Fair with quality products from local artisans and producers. It’s a great chance … Read More

Not just a bit of old glass

For those of you who have visited my stall over the last few weeks then you’ll have noticed that amongst the upcycled pieces of old silver there are pieces that include (what seem to be) old bits of glass.   … 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

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