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craft out in the world

How to make fake cupcakes – tutorial

April 25, 2012

I’ve been working on a new project investigating guerrilla kindness, called For you, stranger. You can see the project itself here  and you can read a blog post about the first drop here. It was such a simple project to do I thought I’d share how to do it today. Feel free to make your own …

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Gilding a City near you…

January 17, 2012

I’m really thrilled about the interest that Gilding the City is getting. To date since it’s launch (on the 2nd of Jan 2012) I’ve sent off around 20 pieces to cities around the world. So far they’ve gone to:   UK: Brighton Birmingham London West Sussex USA: Cohutta, Georgia Portland, Oregon Seattle, Washington EUROPE: Paris, …

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Research is such a pretty thing

March 30, 2010

I’m working on a new project, this time it’s a solo photography exhibition. I wont say too much about the actual theme at this point, but so I’m doing a whole swathe of research on stuff from the 30s. I want the photos to have an element of realism. Since they’re sort of vaguely set …

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July 26, 2009

Yesterday Jude and I attended a High Tea in Kyneton. It was organised by the Zetland Masonic Lodge up there for charity, raising funds for the Starlight Foundation. I’d never been to a High Tea before, and I was delighted by the experience. To your right was my place setting, note the beautiful tea cup, …

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A fleeting second of Knitta Please

July 12, 2009

Becclebee of Marjoryjane went to the National Gallery in Canberra this weekend and wandered around an exhibition of Knitta Please. Knitta Please, for those of you who haven’t come across them before, are a group of American crafty guys who looked in dispare at all their unfinished knitting projects laying around and wondered if there …

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Awesome finds from the outside world…

July 6, 2009

I was racing around like a mad thing yesterday, going into every op shop and photography shop looking for frames for an artwork that’s been commissioned and can I just say, if you want to see some bizarre artwork and weird photos, not to mention the boring long stitch works framed and then thrown out. …

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When you really focus on something…

June 30, 2009

So I’ve become obsessed with Peacocks, since I made that peacock for my swap partner, and I was reading the Meet Me At Mikes book, which had a project by Kristen Doran in it. Kristen was one of my Totem artists, so I popped along to her blog to see what she was up to. …

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craft finds

June 22, 2009

One of the things I like is coming across craft in the world outside. Not in shops, where you expect to find it, but in other capacities, like decorations, memorials, utalities, whatever. It makes me happy to come across craft that someone has made and is using for a purpose. And that happened this weekend. …

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I love imaginations

May 31, 2009

Hello! I am going to re-iterate the title, because it is so true. I LOVE imaginations! And I’m going to tell you the story of what happened the other day. Some background information: One of the many jobs I have is working on the record days for Deal or No Deal (ok, so I outed …

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