All posts filed under “Uncategorized

comment 1

The Handmade Show 

First time nerves showing here! I’ve managed to get this far in my career without selling anything but this year having designed a range of crochet jewellery featuring Swarovski crystals and opened an ETSY shop, decided it was time to have a go!  The designs… Read More

comment 0

Pantone trends winter 2016

How would you describe these colours? Black, grey and beige? Or by their Swarovski crystal colours of Jet, graphite and rose gold. According to Pantones on trend guide to colours these are the fabulous  Warm taupe, sharkskin and blackest black! Buy online or see you… Read More

Autumn Crystal Crochet 

Working with some tiny Swarovski bicones to make these little bracelets perfect for stacking. Round crystals make practical fastenings – what colours would you put together? I’ve just added these to my new ETSY shop – is it too early to say they’re perfect for a… Read More

comment 0

Handmade Wedding

Handmade Wedding is in the shops now or follow the links below to subscribe. You can even download a mini magazine for a quick glimpse on how to start the hair vine!

Dorothy Wood Designs

Spring is in the air and it is definitely prime wedding season. The new issue of Handmade Wedding is in the shops Subscribe to Handmade Wedding here and features some amazing ideas including a few of mine.  The hair vine is one of my favourite designs made using wire, pearls and seed beads. I think that it is just perfect for the more casual hairstyles favoured by brides this year. Download a sample magazine giving you a glimpse of how to make the hair vine. The floral belt would be suitable for guests, bridesmaids or the bride and features some beautiful Swarovski Crystals and pearls in the centres of the Kanzashi flowers. Finally so that the men don’t feel too left out – a pair of cufflinks with specially chosen text to suit the occasion. #Swarovski, #handmade, #wedding, #createyourstyle

View original post