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a rose bombing

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ya ya…i said i wouldnt leave it this long again. i should stop making promises. promises are made to be broken anyway arent they?


ive been busy with stuff over here,

id love your opinions!

also, ive been super busy organizing a community art project, the Art Bomb Project, to take place during our town’s annual street festival, Ennis Street Festival.

we’ve had over 30 donated works of art and craft come in to us to bomb our lovely town. ive created a few pieces, an earring/bracelet set, a purple crochet rose on a background of crochet chains in black and white, and three acrylic paintings…trying my hand at something new. the last time i sat down to paint something was in art class in grade 8. Im a math&science girl at heart so all of this creative arty business is very new to me.

so here are my contributions in all their glory!

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bespoke jewellery…to make or not to make

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i enjoy the idea of making something specifically for one person. that they can participate in the creation of the item theyre going to wear.

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the colours the style, the choice. but it frightens me a bit. maybe im just jaded from all of my past customer service positions. but some clients can be overly fussy and honestly, a pain in the ass. and i think creating custom made pieces can only entice those kinds of people to your business. then i think am i limiting myself in business by not making more custom jewellery?

i dont advertise freely that i make custom pieces, but i will. it expands my creativity, which i welcome! im just held back by the chance of having to deal with nightmare customers.

but i also enjoy making what i want to make and that moment when someone sees my creation and wants it for themselves. thats a great moment.


do you make bespoke anything? what are your experiences?



it was just a break, not a break up…

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there is no way its been 5 months since i was last here…

WordPress doesn’t lie.

it has been.

i see this page every time i turn on my laptop which hasn’t been often since i got my wee archos tablet. oh and candy crush saga is pure evil. what a wicked little time sucker.

ive no excuse for not writing, just lots to tell!

firstly, two of my friends have been diagnosed with cancer but both will be a-ok :)

still an emotional struggle to hear that word but knowing it won’t win is a great thing!

also, this art bomb project im a part of is off and running! i’ve received a number of pieces and cant wait for the rest to start pouring in!!!! we need as many as we can get so go here ,  and give us something :) thank you

the jewellery adventure is going well! had my first custom order for these babies…..


loved making them and they have arrived safely :)

im hoping to sell at the festival in july so i need to make many more earrings and crochet a bunch too!

i even tried my hand at some bracelet/earring sets…do you like?

braceletsetcollage (bracelet sets can be purchased here only)

ok, i will be back more often. im off to create a website at and make an advert button for a friends website which has taken off! shes doing very well with it and im so proud of her.

please check out if youre a woman with any web design/blogging needs :)

~bty xoxo

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