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…

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…

Happy Birthday :: Feliz Aniversário

Creatureshire was launched a year ago… it doesn’t seem that long but it feels really great to celebrate this date with you. Creatureshire has become a wonderful place with your support to all the species that live around here. I remember how excited I was to present the new brand and the new logo. Mafalda…

Treasure Hunt – Barruntando :: Caça ao tesouro – Barruntando

Today I am bringing you Barruntando, a Spanish collective that produces imaginative and sweet ceramics.  From functional home objects to decorative figurines, their work is unique and reflects the different interests of the team. Most of their work is made using white clay, later painted with colourful pigments, giving it an atmosphere of light sprinkled…

World Water Day :: Dia Mundial da Água

Today is World Water Day, an initiative from the United Nations to promote clean water and to celebrate all the good things it brings us. It is also a day to think about the challenges we face, like the lack of access to water, as well as pollution. Water provides all sorts of conditions for…