Modern Ballet Inspired Shoot

At the very end of February this year, I organised my very first styled shoot.  I've been wanting to have a try for a long time and, after being involved in lots of other people's shoots, I thought I would have a go.  Initially, I was just going to do a product shoot so I … Continue reading Modern Ballet Inspired Shoot

New Designs ….

I've been a bit quiet on my blog for the last couple of weeks as I've been so busy with my other jewellery range. After a very busy Open Studios, a big family celebration and lots of behind the scenes work on my re-brand of Vintage Button, I'm currently being featured on Folksy with my … Continue reading New Designs ….

Frome Open Studios: 8th – 16th July 2017

As part of the annual Frome Festival, The Frome Open Studios returns with over 70 artists and makers taking part and opening their studios and workspaces to the public and holding exhibitions all over the town. I'll be taking part again this year and opening my studio in The Silk Mill alongside several other residents … Continue reading Frome Open Studios: 8th – 16th July 2017

Irena K Photography Styled Shoot at Pentillie Castle

It's always lovely to be asked to be involved in styled shoots and I love to see what different photographers and stylists do with my headpieces.  So, when Devon based fine art photographer Irena Kabalis asked if I would like to be part of Spring wedding shoot she was organising in Pentillie Castle overlooking the … Continue reading Irena K Photography Styled Shoot at Pentillie Castle

Paper Clay Floral Headpiece

Following on from last week's post on my paper clay experiments, I thought I'd show you what my first finished design looks like. My initial intention was to stick to an all-white palette and keep things simple.  Two things that I struggle to do.  It didn't take long before I decided that an all-white / … Continue reading Paper Clay Floral Headpiece

Porcelain Flowers and Paper Clay Adventures

A little while ago, I started experimenting with different types of clay to make flowers to use in my headdresses.  I already make simple little roses out of porcelain clay and I use polymer and resin clays as the main ingredients in my Colour Designs range of jewellery but I wanted to have a go … Continue reading Porcelain Flowers and Paper Clay Adventures

The Beginnings of a New Collection

There are lots of things happening behind the scenes at the moment and I've decided to re-brand Vintage Button.  It's been something I've been wanting to do for a very long time but for lots of reasons (including a lot of procrastinating) I haven't managed to find the time to get started or really know … Continue reading The Beginnings of a New Collection