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Ipswich Qld Australia
I'm a lampwork artist and jewellery designer and own a retail store specialising in creative arts supplies and books.
Interests: gardening, craft, entertaining, cooking, photography, sewing, golf., jazz music, lampwork beading
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Tania is now following Objects and Elements
May 31, 2012
I have just started a new blog on blogger - this blog will still be available to view but will have not posts on it - Please visit Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2010 at Jet Designs
It has been a while since I last posted on my blog. It has been a massive couple of months for my whole family. We have left our retail space to pursue my ultimate dream of working from home. I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2010 at Jet Designs
Tania is now following The Typepad Team
Mar 15, 2010
I have just created a new greeting card range to my line - will be available in store and at any markets we attend. - Single cards $2.95 each - 4 Card packs with cards and matching tags $11.95 per... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2010 at Jet Designs
This week already has provided me with the most amazing opportunities. I have booked in for two new markets that are being held in the Ipswich & Scenic Rim area. This weekend I am off to Boonah - about 45min... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2010 at Jet Designs
I have been down on the torch for the past couple of nights - since I have moved out of the laundry into the double garage it has made me more productive. Bigger space = Bigger Mess. These are few... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2010 at Jet Designs
I am currently following this blog Lean Dog Pottery - they are holding a giveaway at the moment for an awesome Ceramic and Glass Ring - get over their and be in the draw! Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2010 at Jet Designs
Here is the big reveal - it worked So I made a bead directly onto the spoon - permanently fixed there to admire. Some of the silver plating on the spoon burnt off in little sections but I think it... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2010 at Jet Designs
Hi Melissa - it was really fun today - I don't get away from the shop that often so it was a real treat
Toggle Commented Jan 25, 2010 on Op Shopping at Jet Designs
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Took the family op shopping today - I sure it was not their cup of tea but they followed me around and helped me look for stuff. We went into Paddington, Rosalie, and Red Hill - finding places were easy... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2010 at Jet Designs
Here are a couple of photos of the finished necklace that I will be donating to the Craft Hope for Haiti fund raising effort. When I was making this necklace the ideas where just flowing and it came together really... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2010 at Jet Designs
I made some lampwork beads last night that I am going to donate to Craft Hope for Haiti to sell on etsy. This fabulous group of people from Craft Hope have got together and formed a shop on etsy -... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2010 at Jet Designs
Well I have finished something today and already uploaded it to my etsy store. The following beads were lonely little orphans until they all got together and had a party - I stacked the three on a copper woven bail... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2010 at Jet Designs
Well I have had a little time at the shop over the last couple of days to complete a few brooches for sale. I am now looking at my fabric scraps in a totally new way! I have made a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2010 at Jet Designs
Tania is now following Cath Ü
Jan 21, 2010
Currently I have a couple of works in progress - I have nearly finished this brooch - just have to put the attachment on the back. I have so many ideas in my head, due to far too much blog... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2010 at Jet Designs
I must stop reading blogs today - I have stumbled upon some fantastic giveaways today and just had to share them all - that's the fun of blogging. You must check this one out - great if you are a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2010 at Jet Designs
Nikki is one of my favourite handbag pattern designers - she is now venturing into childrens clothing and has a giveaway for one of her new patterns - Head on over to be in the running Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2010 at Jet Designs
I have just headed over to Gay's blog - through a comment she left on my blog - and she is having a giveaway "a voucher for $80 to spend on lighting of your choice at Buyster. Whether you sew... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2010 at Jet Designs
thanks Hanmade - I have had alot of comments about them from customers that come into the store. - The thing is that they are soooo easy to do!
Toggle Commented Jan 20, 2010 on Button Jewellery - Necklace & Rings at Jet Designs
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Beading can be fun and adventurous. Pull out some of your old buttons or buy some new ones - These examples use buttons that I sell for 20c each, a roll of 18g Artistic wire $9.95 and jump rings and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2010 at Jet Designs