The Royal Palace of James V

Stirling Castle :: Castelo de Stirling

Stirling Castle is an impressive structure sitting on top of Castle Hill, overlooking the town and the River Forth. It is an impressive sight, whether you are inside or outside! Historic Scotland has recently finished the conservation of the Renaissance Palace of James IV and it was a delight to walk through its rooms and…

Adélie Penguins on Polymer Clay Daily

Creatureshire on Polymer Clay Daily

Cynthia Tynapple is a reference for most people who work with polymer clay. She is an amazing artist and advocate for polymer clay as an arts medium with its own place. On her blog Polymer Clay Daily she presents the work of artists working with this medium and it is very easy to spend hours…

A happy bunch of cute penguin brooches in cosy scarves

Penguin Season :: Época de Pinguins

It’s penguin season! While it gets cold around here, summer is approaching in the South Hemisphere. This is the time when most penguin species gather with their colonies to nest and it is amazing what they can endure for survival! Adelies gather on rocky areas, where they can build their nests far from ice and…

UK Handmade Winter Showcase

UK Handmade Winter Showcase

UK Handmade is an on-line magazine that explores and presents the work of designers and makers based in the UK. It is a great honor to have one of Creatureshire’s penguins featured in the Winter showcase along with the work of so many talented artists! You can check the look book here! — A UK Handmade é…

Gull soaring over the coast

Happy mail :: Correio feliz

Each time a creature travels to a new adventure I try to make sure they will be as comfy as possible during the journey and I hope they will be received with a smile. Every envelope has a small illustration related to the creature inside: these are some of the latest parcels that left Creatureshire.…

A common seal and a common gull

Common seal :: Foca comum

Recently I had a custom order for a common seal pendant and it gave me the perfect excuse to share a little about this species with you!  Common seals (phoca vitulina) live near coastlines in the Northern hemisphere and can be found from temperate to Polar Regions. They are very common in Great Britain and…