elizabemmenswilson

Future Heirlooms from Blackburn in Lancashire

Blackburn, United Kingdom · 144 Sales

elizabemmenswilson

Future Heirlooms from Blackburn in Lancashire

Blackburn, United Kingdom 144 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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Elizabeth Emmens-Wilson

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Getting some more Kitty eyes done this afternoon. These have already been fired twice and will need firing a couple of more times. Hand made and hand painted by me.
#quirkybrooch #eyebrooches #ceramicbrooches #illuminati #evileye
Finished the boxes for my new ceramic rings!
Boxes made from reclaimed materials.
Postcode coasters......I've made myself a set, so I can take better photos and take them to fairs......each set is different. You choose four locations...and I'll paint them for you!
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Future heirlooms from Blackburn in Lancashire

My name is Elizabeth and I love to make things.
I trained as a surface pattern designer and fell into decorating ceramics as my Mum was a hobby painter and had a kiln.
I do adore painting onto ceramics, it is lovely taking something that was a ceramic blank and creating something unique with just the contents of my paintbox....( it is a pretty big paint box though!).
I have recently rediscovered my love of textiles and this is manifesting itself as embroidery- who knew it could be such fun!
I am also passionate about recycling and volunteer at my local scrap store, a place that rescues waste from landfill and sells it to artists and schools. This preoccupation with other peoples rubbish has broadened my product range as I now find waste that I like the look of and work out what I can make from it! the glasses lenses are a case in point!

This is why my shop contents are a bit random!

All my ceramics are kiln fired, all my embroideries are made with some elements of reclaimed fabric or thread. All the boxes I use are hand made from reclaimed or recycled card (apart from the plastic boxes for the corsages. These I bought from the scrap store! )

This is all proof that I need to get out more.

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  • Elizabeth Emmens-Wilson

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    Think of my items as an investment for the future.....they will be worth a fortune when I am dead!! #futureheirlooms

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