Amanda's Profile

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By day I masquerade as a horticulturist and botanist, but outside 'normal' working hours I love to get crafty in my beautiful home nestled amongst bushland in the Perth Hills in Western Australia. I've been experimenting with making things out of a variety of materials ever since I was a small child - I love trying new things, just for the fun of having a go! I'm one of those people who can't just sit and do nothing - I have to be doing something with my hands otherwise it feels like I'm wasting time.

It all started with knitting - my gorgeous nana taught me to knit at a very early age and I've been addicted ever since. I also love to crochet, sew, model clay, and countless other creative activities. Being a staunch environmentalist and conservationist, I'm drawn to the natural world and earthy themes - but I do so love to experiment with different styles, colours and textures!…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 4
  • Joined May 14, 2011

Favorite materials

Wool, yarn, fabric, polymer clay, beads, paper, buttons, ribbon

About

By day I masquerade as a horticulturist and botanist, but outside 'normal' working hours I love to get crafty in my beautiful home nestled amongst bushland in the Perth Hills in Western Australia. I've been experimenting with making things out of a variety of materials ever since I was a small child - I love trying new things, just for the fun of having a go! I'm one of those people who can't just sit and do nothing - I have to be doing something with my hands otherwise it feels like I'm wasting time.

It all started with knitting - my gorgeous nana taught me to knit at a very early age and I've been addicted ever since. I also love to crochet, sew, model clay, and countless other creative activities. Being a staunch environmentalist and conservationist, I'm drawn to the natural world and earthy themes - but I do so love to experiment with different styles, colours and textures!

I hope you enjoy my creations! I certainly enjoyed creating them - and isn't that what it's really all about?

I'd love you to check out my sisters shop as well - http://www.etsy.com/shop/DeeBeDo

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