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Quilling card

Quilling is an interesting paper craft. It uses thin strips of paper curled up to create 3D patterns. When I first tried it as a child it was dull as anything, you had to spend more time cutting the paper…

Turtle dock

I have a turtle. His name is Burt and he is grumpy and splashy and I love him. I got him a bigger home a while back┬ábut the dock he’s been using is a bit small for him. It’s worked,…

Yet more stones

Another batch. I’ve not done any for over a week now though, maybe I’ve beaten the addiction?

Tiny Palette

I’ve been on the hunt for a new palette. The dotting technique I’m using for all these mandala stones only uses a tiny bit of paint but it does need some depth to it. My usual ‘palettes’ (an old petit…

Guts

I made these for a photo-shoot that probably isn’t going to happen now, so I might as well share them. They’re supposed to be intestines, to be used with fake blood and other gory bits and pieces. There’s a few…

Mandala Stones

I had a horrendous ear infection recently. It was obscenely painful, half my face was swollen, I couldn’t move my jaw without pain. My ear canal swelled so much it closed shut. I’m better now, mostly thanks to my sisters…

Aquarium lid

My mum is getting some Giant African Land Snails (GALS) and needs somewhere for them to live. My old fish tank is great for them, but doesn’t have a lid. These GALS will be residents of a human nursery classroom…

Modern Weaponary

As part of the REM kit drive I want to improve Bee’s combat weapon. She’s currently using a dagger, but it’s ye olde one rather than a modern/post apocalyptic. It is about right for what I want. I don’t use…

Bee kit review

5000REM is having a kit drive. I’m not exactly sure what that means, but it’s an excuse to make new kit. I’m supposed to be finishing my bathroom tiling, and prepping for my Uni course, but I’m sure I can…