Bluebells, a Takeover and a Trail..

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What’s been going on?

 

This year is just crashing by! Earlier this year, I took a selection of themed pieces to the Bluebell Festival at Riverhill Himalayan Gardens in Sevenoaks and spent a day enjoying some of the walks and marveling at the treasures available in the Craft barn.

 

 

Bluebell themed pieces in the craft barn at Riverhill Himalayan Gardens.

 

 

 

Made in Croydon Boxpark Takeover was a HOT day! It was exciting to be in such vibrant surroundings with a great bunch of creators, I particularly enjoyed meeting Josie, one of the Made in Croydon founders and the young people working as Croydon Ambassadors helping with market set-up, covering stallholders for comfort-breaks and generally being amazing throughout the day.

 

 

Croydon Boxpark takeover

Having a great day at Boxpark.. and melting!

 

 

I also enjoyed being back on the Sydenham Artists Trail in early July with Jewellery Maker Jayne Williams who kindly hosted us for the weekend, and Paper Artist Rehanna Chaudhri .

 

Thank you to those of you who took the time to visit in that very busy weekend (World Cup, Lewisham People’s Day / Wimbledon) .

 

 

The cone in front of our Sydenham Artists Trail venue with all three Artists work combined. Pic taken by Sydenham Arts.

 

My table at the Sydenham Artists Trail.

 

 

I have created a limited-edition range of greeting cards! Each of the pictures chosen were taken because I was fascinated with the image I happened to be looking at, I have enhanced each image to emphasise the elements of texture and shape that caught my attention… The cards will be available at live markets only.

 

 

Clockwise from top left, individually wrapped greeting cards with envelopes; the sun through the stark lines of the London eye, Waterloo; the sky, perfectly completing the view upward from the platform of The Shard, London Bridge; The translucent veined leaves of a group of Physalis fruit.

 

What’s next?

 

My next jewellery-day-out will be with Made in Croydon in early September. After that, I will be on the Catford Arts Trail at Little Nan’s Broadway Theatre Saloon on  29 – 30th Sept and  6th – 7th Oct. I didn’t know much about the origin of Little Nan’s before hearing it would be my location for the two weekends of the trail – do take a moment to read the ‘about us’ section of their website, it warms the heart :).

 

 

Links

Riverhill Himalayan Gardens

Made in Croydon

Jayne Williams Designs

Rehanna Chaudhri Papercut Artwork

Sydenham Artists Trail

Catford Arts Trail

Little Nan’s Catford Broadway                            

 

Articles3

 

I  often come across interesting articles while browsing online, and thought I would get into the habit of adding three links to each blog post.. the first three are below:

 

Why your brain tricks you into doing less important tasks by Tim Herrera

Why doing nothing is one of the most important things you can do by Brian O’Connor

The fallacy of obviousness by Teppo Felin

 

 

Thank you for reading!

Thea. x



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