Garden Girls :: As Raparigas do Jardim

There is something special about gardens blooming in the cover of stone walls. They always remind me of the Secret Garden and I can’t resist a peek… there are roses, wild flowers, birds singing in the trees: it’s magic! Thinking about these gardens I made these two brooches named Garden Girls: they look happy and peaceful. Their…

Christmas Trees :: Árvores de Natal

With Christmas coming up soon and lots of penguins in Santa’s hats invading my work space I thought of keeping in the mood for the 12 polymer clay projects in 2013 monthly project. It also helped that I had been  doing a knitted dog in lime green and had a lot of remains. Looking at the green…

Leaf Birds :: Pássaros com Folhas

I have recently made a new bird series with a more minimal feel. I made them thinking about people who enjoy a more classic style and they can even be worn on formal occasions. For that reason I choose the black and white colors with some gold accents. However I really couldn’t skip color so…

Rose hips :: Frutos de roseira

Autumn has been showing its first signs for a while… there were berries everywhere and flowers became fruits in the trees. One of the things that caught my attention was the rosehips from wild roses. The ruby and orange tones shone in the light through the green leaves just like precious jewels. It made complete…