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This last month or so I have been experimenting with decorating baubles. I love Christmas and wanted to add something new to my product range, but this year I didn’t want to create a whole new collection just for the festive season. Every year I buy a new decoration for my tree. Generally this involves […]

I’d love to introduce you to one of the fantastic stockists I work with… Maisie & Mac opened in 2011 in the centre of Cupar in Fife. The premises had become dark and unkempt looking which wasn’t attractive for either tourists or the local community. Luckily owner Alison Strachan could see the potential in the curved building, which […]

I have always had a love of theatre – the acting (from an observational perspective only), the music but most of all the stage sets and costumes. When I was younger and trying to work out what I wanted to do with my life I was drawn to set design. But, and it’s a big […]

It turns out that 2016 was the year of studio swaps… For the past 2 years I have flitted between 4  different studios and I thought it might be useful to share my thoughts on the journey, the reasons why I moved each time and where I’ve finally ended up! Once I decided that working […]

A while ago I had a little giveaway to celebrate reaching 1000 likes on  www.facebook.com/helenrussellcreations I asked my lovely facebook likers to tell me what they would like to see more of on the page and also what content they might like to see in this blog. This is what they suggested…… The most common comment was […]