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Gilly

Crafter, tutor, tool-maker. writer, blogger and photographer living on the edge of the UK opposite Rotterdam.

Paper Pendants – Make Beautiful Jewellery From Junk

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Paper pendants made from discarded cereal box cardboard are super easy to make!

Add your own abstract artwork – as I have done with the ones pictured above – and you have exciting, bold and beautiful one-off pieces of jewellery to wear, sell sort give away as presents.

These paper pendants were all made by me, using a discarded cereal box to create the jewellery form that I mounted my artwork on.

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Fun With Art At Any Age

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Having fun with art is not just for children!

Fun with art – my three favourite words! As adults, we are easily capable of getting a huge amount of fun out of art and craft – if we allow ourselves. Somehow, somewhere along the road of growing up, we stop ‘doing art’ because we can’t do it ‘properly’. As children, until we reach a certain age, we do not care whether we are ‘good’ or ‘bad’ at art. If you watch children at play, having fun with art comes naturally. It was through my creative  work with children that I began to think about art and craft in a different way. Children simply create and often forget about their ‘art’ once the crayons and paints are put away; their joy is in the doing.

As children, until we reach a certain age, we do not care whether we are ‘good’ or ‘bad’ at art. Click To Tweet

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