The Centrepiece Christmas Decoration

This year Centrepiece decided to celebrate our Christmas exhibition by getting everyone to make a Christmas decoration in their own special style. I’m really excited to see what so many talented makers have come up with – it’s going to be a really diverse bunch!

I spent today making mine, inspired by the holly tree in my garden which we always take clippings from at Christmas. This one is silver and pearl and really in keeping with my Flotsam range, here’s how it took shape:

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Gorgeous 2011

I’m off to Ironbridge this weekend for Gorgeous, the Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Craft’s aptly named Autumn Fair. It showcases some of the best local craft (including the wonderful Emily Richard on the flyer) alongside some pretty scrumptious local food producers too.

I’ll be doing a little talk about etching on silver and they’ll be demonstrations and presentations from other makers through the day too.

Have a peak at what’s coming up here on lilac sky’s blog