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Tagged With: Unusual Creations

LOVE is in the air…and the tea!

Check out these cool new products. Just in time for Valentine’s Day….but great for any time really 🙂

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Belly casting with a difference

Traditionally when we think “belly cast”, we think of a deliciously round baby bump….and that’s what we casters tend to work most on. But obviously you can cast just about any body part, and my most recent job is a great example of body casting. I was approached by a beautiful, wild 55 year old … Continue reading »

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Please never throw out a damaged or imperfect belly cast. Not EVER!

Did you decide to do a D.I.Y. belly cast and it turned out…shall we say…a little different to what you had hoped? Did your belly cast find its way into the bottom of a cupboard or wardrobe whilst you settled into early parenthood, and it still bears the scars? Did a drunken guest mistake your … Continue reading »

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The art of henna tattooing

It must be said that pregnant bellies make awesome canvases for body painting and henna tattooing. It is becoming more and more common for Mammas-to-be to have henna designs applied to their gorgeous bumps as part of Blessingway or Mother Blessing Ceremonies. In addition to this, many Mammas are choosing to have henna tattoos applied … Continue reading »

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Got the blues?

After the amazing homebirth of my gorgeous baby girl, at about week 7, post natal depression kicked in big time! In retrospect I can see that it was creeping up on me, but it hit hard when Karl went back to work. He’d get up at 5am, and after that, I’d have panic attack after … Continue reading »

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That’s one beautiful belly!

I love Blessingways (AKA Mother Blessings)…but then I just about love all things “birth” LOL. I’m a little weary this eve after a full on toddler-free day spent setting up my new studio and painting several canvases in preparation for my up-coming exhibition, so I’ll keep it short. Here are a couple of pics (as … Continue reading »

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Win a free belly cast!

  Pickled Tink! is offering one lucky Birthings Magazine reader a free belly cast! All you need to have done so far is to have read the competition details on my facebook page – – and LIKED the page. If you are down with the few conditions listed on there, the next step is to LIKE … Continue reading »

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Let’s have a cuppa!

I always admired these gorgeous tea cups of my Nan’s, and before she died she insisted that I take them. “No point waiting ’till I’m gone!” was her philosophy…and a good one at that! Well, I am please to say that these precious little things are about to feature in my next piece of work, … Continue reading »

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