National Button Day!!!

I just love National Days!! Today I am delighted to say it is National Button Day!! Whoopie! This has to be one of my favourite days as I just love buttons and use them regularly in my jewellery! Now, I … Continue reading

Dark Nights are Coming!

Don’t get me wrong  I don’t mind them at Christmas, but before then when you are busy and you never seem to see the light of day it can be a little bit depressing!

In Northern Ireland we are soo lucky to have those long summer nights that is still quite bright at 10.30pm! I love them!

Well this weekend the clocks go back! Daylight Savings Time!  I have a little offer on my button clocks that I make at the moment on my website, so today was about making clocks and taking some updated product pictures.

I have a bad habit of being excited about an item that I have made, taking a quick snap and because then I get busy doing other things that quick snap becomes the official picture. I always say, oh I must take a day and sort out my pictures- BUT IT NEVER HAPPENS!

Any hoo here is my clock! x

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Make a Wish…

I cannot believe that it has been a few months since my last post! Well what have I been up to? I have had a great summer of business thanks to my lovely customers. It never ceases to amaze me … Continue reading

Real Flower Jewellery

Last month I brought out some new flower jewellery. I have been struggling  with it for a while and it can be really annoying when you cant get it right! Now thanks to new resin my whole resin life has been changed!!!

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This is my new 3 pansy necklace! This delicate flower originally from Russia ( I think!) is so pretty as a necklace. I barely have had mine off since I created it! I am hoping to work on some new colours soon, but for now I really like this one!

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Who doesn’t love making a daisy chain? I always made them on my lunch hour when I was at primary school. My friends and I would set ourselves a challenge to see how long we could make one! I even remember our teacher measuring it as they were so impressed!! Anyway those daisy chains will wilt and die but this one won’t!

 

 

Another day another button earring!

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Button earrings are probably some of the first things I ever made! I am glad to say that they are just as popular then as they are now!

I forget how popular they are and then only release I need to make more when I run out!!!

Anyone other crafters like that?

I should know better!

These cuties are available on my website

Oh I hear there is snow on the way!!! I hate snow! Brrrr! Makes crafting chilly!!

End of the School Year and Time to Thank the Teachers

I remember all of my teachers from school. Its funny I can’t remember half the people I went to school with!! I remember those teachers though for good reasons and bad reasons! If you like your teacher or your children … Continue reading

Recent Bespoke Bridal Order

A Message from a recent Bride. If you are getting married and would like some Ruby Bijou Jewellery Bridal Jewellery, Get in Touch! Happy Sunday ♥ ♥ ♥

“Hi there, hope you have had a lovely holiday Linda, cant remember when you got back. Im just back today and feeling like there are sooo many people to thank! So needed to make sure I get a pic up for you of your masterpiece in its place on the day! Everyone loved the sentimentality of it and couldn’t get over how great a job you did of making it match my jewellery like id hoped for. Many thanks again and I’ll definitely be singing your praise to anyone looking bespoke wedding accessories xx”

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The Bride on her Big Day!!!

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The Headpiece close up!

The bride had a wedding charm from her mother’s charm bracelet added into the resin heart. I added all the beads and a few buttons (of Course) and I was really pleased with the way it turn out!

Button Workshop with the Brownies!

Yesterday evening I headed up to Belfast to the 34th Belfast Brownies to teach them all how to make button brooches.

We had 20 children to get through in 1.5 hours usually I do 15 or less in more time than that! So I was under a little pressure. With the help of my friend Zanewe took to that task!

I have to say that the girls did really well and we managed to get all the brooches finished with seconds to spare!

Check out some of their brooches!!

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AREN’T THEY ALL AMAZING!!!

I would like to that the girls for working so well with me and of course the Brownie leaders!!

Great night and great creations from a true CRAFT marathon!!

Linda x