A little something about me…

I’ve been making ever since I was small! You could always find me happily absorbed in craft projects; quilling, fimo, decoupage… to name a few. I was always experimenting with different materials melting wax to create flowers! ( not sure how safe that was!), marbling with PVA! I can’t imagine a life without creativity !

I still enjoy experimenting with different materials and craft is still at the heart of what I do, but it`s about making the craft my own and I do that through play and experimentation. I now make jewellery, which I treat like wearable works of art, paper art and installations. After studying a mixed media degree in Fine Art in the friendly city of Cardiff, I moved to London to do a two year MA in Painting at the Royal College of Art. I began my degree by painting, but soon started creating miniature paper installations and by the time I started my MA I was creating room sized textile installations. I now use a mixture of fabric, paper, wood, perspex, which I laser cut to create my work.

I am passionate about spreading the word about how wonderful creativity is! so I do lots of workshops and projects with different communities from school children to adults suffering with mental health difficulties. I have recently completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy, which I loved!

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Project: Happiness…Pendle Primary Academy workshop…..


A few weeks ago now, as part of Project: Happiness, I went into Pendle Primary Academy to deliver a creative workshop. The children visited the beautiful Bolton Museum to be inspired by the amazing Egyptian collections. We created some beautiful designs, which we then made into origami books.

The children worked so hard to create beautiful intricate designs….not to mention the amazing teachers!

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These amazing designs will be used to create a laser cut community Mandala….I can`t wait to see what they look like!

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Project : Happiness…Butterfly workshop at Bolton Museum….


Thanks to everyone who came along on Saturday…..what a lovely time we had at the beautiful Bolton Museum. 

They always do a craft afternoon on a Saturday, so check their website and drop-in for some creativity! 

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There were children as young as two years old concentrating for an hour! to create the most beautiful design.

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All the amazing butterfly designs that were left will be exhibited and used to create a large Mandala, as part of Project: Happiness.

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Even Pocahontas cam along! (aka Ruby!)

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Some more window installation in progress….


Still not too much to see!

My studio is so messy, I have to take it out and photograph it in the dinning room to try and get some space around it…..This octagon is 100 cm in diameter.

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Close up of the triangle I am working on at the moment then when I am happy with that one I can just repeat it seven times!

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The beginnings of a window installation…..


I`ve started making the work that will be installed in the large window at St Georges Gallery, as part of Project; Happiness. There isn`t much to see at the moment, but I want to keep documenting it as I go….

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It`s made from laser cut mount board; this part is 100 cm in diameter.