Single Rain Droplet Seconds
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** SECONDS QUALITY **

This copper raindrop suncatcher is handmade with gemstones, glass and crystal beads. Hang this in a sunny spot for pretty flashes of light play or outdoors for year round sparkles. Inspired by summer rain drops with an aqua, blue, clear and white colour palette.

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Meet the Maker Oliver Hellowell
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Meet the Maker Oliver Hellowell Introducing the very talented Oliver Hellowell, a landscape and wildlife photographer from ‘Oliver Hellowell Photography’. As a nature lover myself, I am drawn to the countryside landscape scenes and birds in his artwork. He has … Read More

Hand Forged Bangle Tutorial
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Hand Forged Bangle Tutorial Sharing with you latest tutorial for my raw copper wire paddle bangle. Follow each stage of the metal-work process to create this wrap around women’s bangle design. This is one of my most popular designs, the … Read More

Mistletoe Earrings Give Away
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Enter below to be in with a chance of winning a pair of festive mistletoe earrings. Handcrafted with copper wire work and agate beads. Inspired by the winter flowering mistletoe, with luscious white berries and paddle shaped leaves. The mistletoe … Read More

Dragonfly Kit – No Tools
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WITHOUT TOOLS

Learn to make a beautiful wire work dragonfly suncatcher using copper wire, gemstone and glass beads. Bring a splash of colour to your walls, window or garden with this DIY craft project. This starter kit is the ‘material supplies’ version, for those who own the wire working tools and equipment already. This box provides the beads, wire, tutorial and template to learn to make the design.

 

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Agate Birthstone
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Agate Birthstone Sapphire is the primary birthstone for September, with Lapis Lazuli and agate as the secondary birthstones. Agate is a wonderful translucent semi-precious gemstone to work with in my designs, as it glows when backlit by sunshine and is … Read More

Meet the Maker Lois from Molko
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Meet the Maker Lois from Molko Introducing the lovely Lois, a textile artist and designer. Her small business Molko provides PDF sewing patterns and sewing tutorials for sewing hobby enthusiasts! Read on for her ‘Meet the Maker’ interview. Tell us … Read More

Peacock Jewellery Give Away
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Enter below to be in with a chance of winning a pair of peacock feather earrings. Inspired by the majestic male peacock, and his beautiful display of blue and green colours. This shape of this design follows the contours of … Read More

July Birthstones
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July Birthstones July is the birthday month of ruby and carnelian gemstones. Here at craft HQ, I work with the orange and red hues of carnelian in many of my jewellery and home decor designs. It has a rich translucent … Read More

Summer Solstice Inspiration
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Summer Solstice Inspiration Celebrating Litha on the Isle of Wight Early Sunday morning on the 21st June 2020, I went to Lake on the East coast of the Isle of Wight to view the sunrise on the morning after the … Read More

Summer Fruit Give Away
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Enter below to be in with a chance of winning one of these zesty lemon hanging decorations.  This summer inspired botanical piece is hand-made with copper wire work and adorned with zesty gemstones and glass. The design follows the familiar … Read More

Gatekeeper Butterfly WIPS
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Bringing Nature to Life through Wire Art Introducing the gatekeeper butterfly suncatcher and sharing with you my work in progress photographs and a time-lapse video. This design is handmade with lashings of copper wire work, dotted with semi-precious gemstones and … Read More