Entries by Amanda Winfield

TREES

At this time of year, more so than at others, our gaze is drawn to the wonderful colours of the changing trees. Here in The Surrey Hills http://www.surreyhills.org we are so luck to live within the most wooded county in England. Trees as far as the eye can see. As a stained glass artists I am often […]

Last month I was asked by Velux, The Daylight Project, to write a small article on how light affects my work. In amongst all the information I was conveying, I failed to add that as the days get longer so my energy levels rise! Spring has well and truly sprung and here in The Surrey […]

Take Time to Smell the Flowers

A bit of a sad reflective Blog today. A few weeks ago one of my close friends died suddenly. We hadn’t seen him for about a year but still think of him and his wife as close and dearly loved friends. He was born in the same year as me and so it focusses the […]

Another job worth doing!

I am so happy today following one of the loveliest testimonials I have received in a long time. My customer was a pleasure to work with (no I’m not just saying that ) Her clear understanding of the craft, the glass and its properties, made it an easy job for me. We spent hours choosing […]

This month I’m chuffed to be Kirstie Allsopps number 1 craft course in the country! Bless her cotton socks!  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/lifestyle/9617357/Kirstie-Allsopp-on-the-best-craft-courses.html

Welcome to a foggy Tuesday 23rd October!  Can anyone help?? I’m looking for a supplier of cool looking inexpensive gift boxes, white flat ones i.e. no deeper than 10cm. I have a variety of sizes I’m looking for 200mm x 200mm 120mm x 120mm 90mm x 90mm 150mm x 150mm Any suggestions will be gratefully […]