Sunday, 1 June 2014
Jewelled Web - June 2014 - Link Love
If you've read any of my Jewelled Web posts before then you may have have noticed that I normally create them for the month that's just passed - in other words, this post, appearing around the end of May, should refer back to the May we've just experienced.
But I've changed things around a little, and have decided to look forward instead... so while I'll still mention the past month, and share links to things I'd discovered and read, I shall also include links for posts I want to read and study in more detail, and things I hope to explore in the future generally, and in June specifically...
It's a slight change, perhaps largely unnoticeable other than to me, but I thought it worth a mention... think of it as a mind shift as well, a way to look forward, focus on what's come, positive vibes etc etc...
Enjoy the links!
How to photograph small things (i.e. jewellery!)
A great collection of tutorials about making jewellery from spoons and forks - if I ever get my hands on a stack of silver spoons, this is where I'll start.
Beautiful drawn brooches.
Neat solution to resizing costume jewellery rings - and perhaps even metal ones if you don't fancy the drama of cutting, soldering, checking, cutting again, soldering again (ahem)...?
Such sweet origami earrings, and with a tutorial too.
Fantastic necklace for anyone who remembers, and/or loves, typewriters...
Folksy blog interview with Gilbert and Stone, maker of pretty and quirky ceramics.
Still baffled by twitter? Here's some basics to start with (or refresh yourself on); how to reply to just one person, or everyone.
A new find - if this then that - aims to streamline all your social media connections, and more...I've only just started exploring this.
Atmospheric, and slightly spooky, photos of trees. Reminds me of the cold winter days to come, which in turn reminds me to enjoy the warmer weather right now, even if it isn't that sunny!
Ever fancied learning how to paint digitally? Check this link out for (nearly) endless tutorials...
A handy video tutorial on taking Instagram photos.
Hope you had a good May and have an even better June!