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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inspiration

Wedding invite….


I`ve just finished laser cutting my wedding invitations I`m so excited I can finally post them out!

The design is inspired by the dome in the statue gallery of Newby Hall…

and the final design…

La Dolce Vita!…


Rome is the one of the most romantic cities I`ve ever been to! It`s beautiful with an amazing church or some historical surprise at every turn, amazing food, the sun shines all the time, there is a nun or priest everywhere you look!, but my favourite thing about Rome is it`s vibrancy! Everyone seems to be in the moment enjoying life!

Rome will always be a special place to me……