The mock up for the humming bird

Hummingbird :: Beija-flor

Humming birds are quite fascinating birds. Some, like the bee hummingbird are as small as 5 cm, weight less than 2 grams, and could easily fit in your hand. Can you imagine it hovering over your hand beating its wings 70 times per second? They are able to hoover and to fly both forward and…

The pond is ready to welcome everyone. Join us too!

Paper Cutting Habitats :: Habitats em papel

One of the things that I have been enjoying lately is the creation of habitats made from paper, often complemented with polymer clay accessories. I have always thought of creating some sort of environment for the species in Creatureshire and it took me a few attempts to find something that worked. I had tried watercolour…

Creatureshire on Virginia this Morning

Last week Creatureshire was featured along with other Etsy artists on the TV Show Virginia This Morning. Lauren Deloach is the host of a fashion segment and she was really kind to invite me to present some of my work. It was an honour to have some creatures there and I hope that you enjoy…

A beaver and its dam... that was har work!

Beavers :: Castores

Creatureshire is welcoming a new critter! They have already started building dams in the rivers and seem to be really delighted by the young willows that grow by the water. Beavers are truly amazing animals, with the capacity to change their environment in a way that actually makes room for other species to thrive. Aside…