Sunday, 19 May 2013

Blue's and pink's and polymer clay scenes!

Helloooo, hellooooo :-)

How are you all this week??? What have you all been up to?

I have been mainly mixing it up between work, wedding preparations (again I know but it is only 7 weeks away now) oh and making some pretty jewellery yay :-)

I am going to start with a two bracelets I made yesterday.
They are on a wire called memory wire which is coils of wire that can be bent and moved to be wrapped round your wrist and it will always spring back to it's original shape. It is nice and easy if you don't like fiddling around with clasps and also they can easily wrap over jumpers if you have quite long sleeves but still want to wear some jewellery and look beautiful.

Photo: This is a beautifully filled to the brim blue memory wire bracelet. 
It has a lovely selection of blue beads that compliment each other fantastically :-)
It is £10 and that includes postage :-) 

Photo: Here we go a bracelet filled with beautiful blues :-)
There are tons of different blue and white beads loaded into this memory wire bracelet. It has delicious glass speckled beads, teenie hearts, frosted beads, clear beads among others and is finished off at either end with a beautiful clear trumpet flower :-)
This is £8 including postage <3 

They are a lovely mix of beautiful blue beads in all different shades too!
The top bracelet has been sold but the bottom one hasn't yet and is only £8 and that includes postage.
If you feel like treating yourself just drop me a message and it can soon be winging it's way over to you!

The next things I have got for you is a pretty in pink bracelet and necklace set, they can be bought separately or together and are £10 each and again that includes postage fees too, so what more of a reason do you need to treat yourself??

Photo: This is a very pink Lampwork glass beaded bracelet with a large focal heart :-)
This is £10 including postage ~<3~
There is a matching necklace, if you want to buy the set just let me know xx
Photo: This is a very pink Lampwork necklace with a delicious large focal heart pendant :-)
This is £12 and also has a matching bracelet, if you want to buy the set just give me a nudge :-) xx 

Next up is a collaboration between a fantastic business called Izzybeads and myself.
When I went to the Flame Off a while ago I came across a stall with the most amazing glass art beads and treated myself to a beautiful teenie tiny bee and ladybird. They were soo teenie I put them in my purse as I didn't want them getting lost anywhere on the way home. They are literally the size of your little finger nail! :O
They have been sat ever so patiently on a shelf in my bedroom until today.
I finally got out my polymer clay to make them a flower to sit on as they have been begging me for something better than just a shelf.

PhotoThe main reason for making these their flower was that I bought a few more animals and decided that while I was making one place for them I might as well make another one. So I bought an ever so cute mouse and a mummy and baby pig. This is what I have done for them.

The pigs needed a pig pen and trough and the mouse was just asking for some cheese to nibble on :-)
While I had out the polymer clay I decided to make a monster scene for two monsters I have too.

PhotoThese monsters LOVE colour and the green one likes to think he is the boss which is why he is up on the wall. However the blue monster is in a world of his own as he is staring into the pond of the future, he can spend all day looking into it!

They are all very happy on the shelf now they have somewhere proper to call their home!
Plus they now have loads more friends too which is always good :-)


Photo: Here they all in their glory my fabulous animal shelf in our bedroom :-)
Just ever so slightly out of reach of tiny fingers too hee hee hee :-)

I guess that is it for now, I will let you get back to what you were doing before I interrupted you with my ramblings :-)

Take care and speak soon

Catherynne's Treats

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Oh my gollies.......

Hey lovelies :-)

I need to say a big sorry to you all it has been ages since I last wrote a blog. Time is really zipping away at the moment I am still being a busy Treats lady for you all, in fact I am just about to edit some pictures of two things I made yesterday for you all :-)

So what have I been doing since I checked in with you last time???

I have been tinkering along with treats things for you all I would upload some but Blogger seems to be having a bit of a problem uploading pics tonight :-(

I went over to Tempting Little Charms HQ two weeks ago to have a bit of practice time on a torch ready for when I finally get my kit to start making glass lampwork beads.
I made some fantastic (well I think they are fantastic anyway) beads with lots of different techniques. I made some shaped ones using a brass press, one with loads of bubbles inside, one with a fabulous star inside the bead, one with a foil heart shape too amongst others.
I had so much fun and I really loved watching Keeley at work and seeing her amazing workspace :-)
She has the most fantastic assortment of glass and bead presses it was amazing seeing it all and it has made me really neeeeeeed my kit sooooooon!!!

I have also been really busy with wedding preparations still. I have written out all our place names, written and sorted out the seating plan which was actually not too difficult to do.
Ordered loads of balloons and very pretty table confetti so I can't wait for them to all come in the post plus loads more!

I also made my clutch bag for the day. It is a simple clutch bag with a band of two tone coloured material with a heart brooch in the middle.
When Blogger decides to work again I will put up a post with loads of pictures, it is a beautiful bag and considering it was the first time I had tried a clutch bag I was very impressed with myself whoop :-)

Oooo ooo ooo I almost forgot to tell you I found the most amazing information out this week.
I am going to be doing my own nails for our wedding (I have had a bad experience with a nail lamp so am steering well away from professionals doing my nails again) I watched a You Tube Video about French Manicuring your own nails perfectly. I always struggle to get the line just quite straight.
You paint the end of your nail as normal white but do it further down your nail than you normally would but don't worry about making it neat and tidy. Let it dry then get a spare eyeshadow brush and dip it in acetone nail varnish remover it needs to be acetone as it is very strong and sweep the brush over your nails till you feel the amount of white at the tip is right for you. I tried it a few times and it works so well. The line will always be straight as you are using a brush so hey presto salon perfect nails at home for a fraction of the price! 

So lots of different things happening in the world of Catherynne's Treats :-)

Speak soon, take care

Catherynne's Treats