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New addition :)

After a pretty dark spell, we welcomed a beautiful rainbow baby into our family on 09.02.2018.

It’s a horribly dark, isolating, confusing and lonely time after losing a baby. The thought of trying again is quite frankly terrifying. After an ectopic pregnancy, life saving surgery and very difficult feelings to try and make sense of, we needed this bright little star. He is perfect and makes us so very happy.

Welcome baby Joe x

📷 Camilla Reynolds Photography

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Around here…

It’s been a busy few weeks up in my studio, and I hope to start blogging more regularly again, now we’re getting back into routine at home again! 

I’ve been sorting out and organising my space, trying to see what works where and I’m hoping to do a little studio tour soon! 

I’ve finished some wedding projects, cards, and recently I’ve made these “stacker” style necklaces. Every single bead is hand made and perfectly imperfect, and I rather like that. I mixed many of the colours myself to make the ombré shades work together 🙂 I only wish I could wear the pink – I think the yellow/brown autumnal one has already found it’s home with me 🙈 Do you have a favourite? Or colour mixes for me to try? .
My happy quotes have been a helpful focus during some difficult times over the past few months. I find huge comfort in words, I have always searched for wisdom from others. I’m hoping to keep all of them together in a small happy quite sketchbook. Do you find writing useful? I’m hoping to get back into it, and my art journaling too!  

Colour moods have always been fascinating to me, and as we move into a new season, there is a definately nip in the air, and I’m loving my trusty legging and boots combo! I’ve been really loving an autumnal palette recently – I love these earth tones with the teals – so pretty together! 

I’ve been trying to record my inspiration and when it strikes using the hashtag #jljinspireme on Instagram. I’m hoping it will be useful to reflect on, and I would love others to use it too! Of course the photo below is showing that I’m being inspired by lace, stickers and sweet treats! 
Finally, Here are some of my new jewellery designs, that I’ve made especially to compliment some of the new arrivals at Stafford Cottage in Minchinhampton. I really enjoy using the lovely prints and fabrics as inspiration. 
Have a great week

Best Wishes, Jen x

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