The post summer glow…

  The summer has come and gone. For me, it was a time for a slower pace, for family, relaxation, a bit of house sorting (and some studio re-jigging too!). And time away from web sites and blogs (did you notice?!) The lovely glow of autumn is replacing the intensity of the summer sun and [...] Read more...

A mosaic motherhood moment

My girl is growing so fast. I love her creativity. She knows what she wants to make, what colours she likes together. She goes with the flow, letting her creative work evolve. It was most definitely going to be a mosaic heart pendant for her lovely teacher. She chose the materials. I cut some slithers. [...] Read more...

Mosaic Garden of Discovery…prelude!

I am going to be a mosaic tease… The Glittering Shards gang has been filling a community garden with mosaic all spring and it is finally all installed! I sooo want to show and tell you the  story of the Garden of Discovery…but I love writing and blogging too much to not to do it [...] Read more...

Looking forward…

Its been such a rich time, friends. One of those periods where you put everything you are doing on the table, examine and ponder. It feels so healthy to take nothing for granted, to question where my energy is going, what matters most to me… It is so easy to keep on the same tracks…because [...] Read more...

Mosaics connecting us all

For years, I have had the idea to use mosaic as a way of nurturing a feeling of community and belonging. I feel passionately that art should be a communal, not just individual experience. So I mused on the idea of  running small workshops to help people create a mosaic (with a common theme) to [...] Read more...

Our beautiful allotment in full bloom…

It’s been a labour of love for the last 3 years, but oh so worth it. This little patch of land has given us so much – amazing fruit and veg, open space, relaxation, exercise and connection to the soil. People ask how I manage it all on top of running a mosaic business, art [...] Read more...

The next big mosaic project…

This is an exciting one…unleashing my inner child in the creation of a mosaic fairy garden on a large outdoor wall…glee! Here is where it all starts… And even large mosaics start with small steps, one nip at a time…can you spot this little fella on the drawing? Read more...

Some pics of what’s going on…

Soon… Soon there will be space to write… For now,  some mosaic pictures… few words (maybe that’s ok?!) of all that is going on round here. All good, just in a phase of wrapping some projects up and preparing to start new ones… This phase has definitely been about facilitating others to make mosaic art [...] Read more...