Well here I am back from a fabulous few days spent in Madrid with a couple of my very dear friends. We all had a great time. Managed to fit in a couple of galleries, a flamenco evening, a music gig with friends that live in Spain and plenty of eating, drinking and soaking up the atmosphere. Amazing what you can do in four days! So now it's back to my blog with my entry to Tim's 12 tags of 2012 October challenge. As usual another great fun to make tag. I've stuck quite closely to Tim's original idea but I've used my Pazzles Inspiration machine to cut the word 'boo',the cobweb and spider as I haven't got the dies. I've also used black glitter on them but I can't wait to get my hands on some of the Distress Stickles Rock Candy Dry Glitter. I like the idea of being able to custom colour it. I couldn't resist adding the head with a couple of rather startled eyes. Well how would you feel with a spider on your head ! Happy Halloween to all that celebrate and I hope all my American friends are safe from the terrible storms, my thoughts go out to the thousands of people that have been affected x
Ever since I can remember, I have enjoyed dabbling with a variety of crafts. My earliest crafting memories are of spending hours doing 'corking' or 'french Knitting' at my grandmother's house, using a wooden cotton reel with four short nails tapped into it and endless tangles of coloured wool. I also have fond memories of those little knitting kits, that came in a container that was made of the same material as an egg box. Happy days!
My interests now, range from textiles to ceramics, with knitting,felting, sewing and card making in between. I've reached a stage where I feel I know a little about a lot of different crafts. I'm still striving to become a master of at least one!
My favourite craft adventures at the moment, include digital collaging using PSP Elements, rubber stamp making with my imagpac kit and getting to know my Craft Robo.
When not crafting or looking after my family, I work part-time as a teacher, supporting visually impaired children.I also teach ceramics in a primary school and do occasional art residencies in mainly primary and special schools. Phew! I didn't realise I was that busy.