I have often been asked 'how can you get inspired to make something new.?' For me, living in Cumbria simply has a wealth of beauty that is in front of me every time I head out. I simply observe everything that nature has already designed. However, there are some things I would love to see but haven't yet had the pleasure. One dream for me is to see a real-life hummingbird.
However, I have seen plenty of beautiful sunsets, which inspired this necklace;
I did finally have the pleasure of seeing a bullfinch in real life this summer, which is a bird I had wanted to see since seeing a picture in a ladybird book as a child. So at the tender age of 50, I finally let my desire in and viewed a real-life bullfinch feeding on the seeds of a wildflower in my garden.