Sunday, November 20, 2011

Vintage glam corsages

Deluxe floral corsage necklace by Heulwen Designs now available to buy on Folksy
Deluxe floral cluster brooch by Heulwen Designs on Folksy

My new collection of Autumn/Winter 11 corsages have been inspired by the Vintage glam of the Seventies and the Gucci collection which was inspired by Florence Welch's  vintage- tastic wardrobe!
Florence Welch of Florence and the machine in Gucci
Gucci corsages

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

...Christmas corsages

New Collection.....Here are a couple of photos of Heulwen Designs new winter party season corsages!!..will soon be available to buy on etsy..

Corsage Clusters

Corsage using vintage buttons

Monday, November 14, 2011


I have enrolled on an evening printmaking course to develop my designs for my portfolio, I love it and I now look forward to monday's a little bit!! ;)

We have covered quite a lot already such as colagraph printing, monopriniting and lino printing. I have uploaded some photos from tonights class. 

The theme of this years course is natural forms.... My work for this project has been inspired by my travels to the jungles of South America and SS12 fashion trends.

Lino cutting a toucan :)
Lino cut and black and white print

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Tis the season to be jolly...Christmas craft fairs!

Heulwen Designs
Heulwen Designs was at the Grand Theatre Christmas Craft Fair event this weekend the 11th and 12th of November. The established event was a great success! I was selling items from my latest collection of luxury homeware such as cushions, framed prints, lampshades and greeting cards. I was also selling a new collection of fashion accessories such as co-ordinating corsages, rings and hairbands. 

 There was a fantastic wide variety of of over 40 stalls on 3 floors selling high quality unique local crafts. I have added some images from my stall and also pretty Christmas gifts from other stalls  at the fair this weekend.  The next craft fair event from the Grand theatre arts wing will be held in the new year.
Heulwen Designs

Heart Felt Creations by Catherine Gammon 
Gorgeous bespoke felt accessories and felt jewellery. 
All her items are handmade and many fabrics used are recycled

Heart Felt Creations by Catherine Gammon

There were also some members of the Gower Craft and Artisans group, promoting Swansea's local crafts and producers who attended for the first time with lovely craft stalls including Ultimate Drifter and The bead life.

Ultimate Drifter
Driftwood & recycled practical art - designed by instinct & re-usable materials.

The Bead Life  
Unique handcrafted beautiful designer jewellery

Elissa V Evans - Cat illustration

I met Swansea based illustrator Elissa V Evans and jeweller Jeannette of BeadyGonzales at the Grand Theatre Craft fair. It was lovely to meet them both. Here are some of Elissa's original illustrations.
Elissa V Evans - Illustration
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