Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Leafy Shade.

Oh my, it's so hot over here - the north of  England reaches 31 degrees? What's all that about? Hottest summer since 1976 - which I recall well, as I was chasing a very mobile 15 month old around at the time. So at least thank goodness for small mercies.
My workroom just happens to be my conservatory - wonderful for light and air but when I come down in the morning to open the doors and windows and it's off the top of the thermometer - 50 degrees C - I know I'm not going to get anything done again till evening. So making the most of getting out on my bike and keeping the garden tidy - the shady part with lots of shrubbery being my favourite part! This weeks earrings echo that sentiment - cool and fresh.

The leafy porcelain buds are by French artist PerlaYo - I've had them for ages, wondering how to make them come alive. Playing around with copper leaf headpins from Cecilia Lawrence I turned them upside down, twisted around and threaded seed beads on. Hung on Lucy's copper earwires, they have just the fresh look I was after.

Just popped them in my Etsy shop if you'd like them.  See you again in a few weeks time - I'm off to Greece for my hols in 10 days, hoping to pick up some inspiration for my next show, which is sea-themed.  Have a lovely summer, and if you are going away, have a great time.
Lindsay xx


  1. Utterly beautiful, evocative of spring, summer and autumn. x

  2. Oh, I love these!! Love the porcelain buds and the headpins and the seed beads and the ear wires and the design... well, you get the message. I love these.
    Sorry Lindsay, here in Greece it isn't much cooler... Enjoy your holiday. We have to meet one day!

    1. We must Janine. And actually, our holiday was cooler than here - there was a wonderful breeze off the Ionian sea x

  3. Beautiful earrings, I love the wire work and PerlaYo beads are fab! xx

  4. Cool and fresh indeed! These are wonderful!