Category Archives: Make something

Postcards from Kara Munro’s Swap

Catching Up! It is that time of the year where things go mad, and I get seasonal migraines just to add to the mix. While the northern hemisphere heads into festivities in increasingly cool weather, we are having hot Nor-westers, … Continue reading

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‘What’s on my Workbench?’ Wednesday – Testing some Titanium Ideas

I am having a lovely time ‘mucking about’ with my new material, titanium sheet. Despite being flat out with an unexpected exhibition opportunity, I am taking the time to try some things out. I love the play aspect of new … Continue reading

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‘What’s On My Workbench?’ Wednesday – Busy, Busy, Busy

Life has a way of suddenly taking off at this time of the year, and I have got a bit behind in some things. Nothing new there, I guess. Actually it would be worrying in suddenly there was nothing to … Continue reading

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‘What’s on my Workbench?’ Wednesday – New Stuff!

Refreshed by our trip, recovered from the time differences AND daylight saving adjustments, and rearing to go! Suddenly Christmas seems far too close – I should know this happens by now – but I am still lulled into a false … Continue reading

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‘What’s on my Workbench?’ Wednesday 5th September

I have been working away, studiously trying to minimize the amount of scrap metal and unfinished projects that I have around. I am waiting for a metal order to arrive so it is a good time to clear up a … Continue reading

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‘What’s on my Workbench?’ Wednesday

Surprisingly, to me anyhow, I have more than one workbench. I was disconsolately looking at the rain this morning and thinking about my jewellery workshop’s lack of interesting things to look at today, when I looked up at my kitchen … Continue reading

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Exercising my Creative Muscles

I have been flexing my creative muscles in the delightful role as a new Grandmother. Said grandchild is visiting with his parental retinue and all the newly realized paraphernalia that has become necessary. I remember those days, something that used … Continue reading

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Lo – Tech Entertainment

Kite Flying This is another of those lovely, windy, outdoorsy things that are fun to do! Once you launch your little construction of paper, string, and sticks up into the wind it becomes a twisting, tugging live thing on the … Continue reading

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