Thoughts and Musings

Find here a random stream of conciousness about all that goes inside my sugar coated world. New work, behind the scenes magic, fun trips, exciting events, stuff that I like and general ramblings!

Before and After

I think you'll agree that my studio has come a long way since our big move back in the depths of winter. When I spotted this house while casually browsing property websites (as you do when you're not even planning on moving house) it was the massive outbuilding that...

MADE Makers Online

MADE MAKERS online fair is Tutton & Young’s response to the recent closure of galleries, shops and events, meaning that there are limited opportunities for makers to sell work.  Join me and a whole host of other amazing Brittish makers for A FREE design and...

Sieraad 2019

Sieraad Art Jewellery Fair is THE destination for statement jewellery. This was my second trip, and I'd go back every year if I could. Makers and buyers flock from all over the world to the stunning Gashouder venue in Amsterdam (notable not least for it's proximity to...

Artisan Edinburgh

Look! It's me on the cover of a book!! I was beyond thrilled when Catherine Aitken, tweed bag maker extraordinaire, invited me to be featured in her glamorous coffee table publication featuring some of Edinburgh's finest makers. Imagine my delight when she gave me a...

Gimme Some Sugar! A Crowdfunding Project.

For the past fifteen years I have been doing the 'big juggle', balancing work (the real job), family (the actual real job), and the dream of being a full time maker. This year I have decided to take the plunge, and take over a decade's experience in staging...

Studio Faire Micro Residency

Back in February my lovely hubby gave me the best present ever! In just two days time I'll pack my bags and set off for the South of France, for my five day micro-residency at the idyllic Studio Faire! Life is a crazy balancing act these days, lots of plates spinning...