bird scraps.

birds edited square © 2012 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

The last few days have been so lovely in Melbourne, with lots of sunshine spiked with spring warmth. Thank-you mother nature for giving us a little mid-winter break, definitely made my sniffles feel not so bad : )     … Continue reading

silvery leaves.

silver branch © 2012 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

Just finished watching the “how to grow a planet” series.  Leaves really are amazing… It’s a shame that flowers get all the attention although I suppose they did evolve to do just that.  I have been working with the often … Continue reading

winter white.

wild buds cluster © 2012 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

Flowers + white  = happy.  I haven’t worked in white for aaaages, so it was quite nice to making lots of white flowers for my new bridal pieces…definitely still one of my favourite colours to work with.  On the other … Continue reading

portabella mushrooms.

portabello small © 2012 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

Sean received a box of dirt for his birthday which has been living on our dining table for the last 2 months. I think this is the third and last crop of tasty portabello mushrooms that will pop up.  They … Continue reading

linen leaves wreath.

wreath © 2012 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

A piece I finished last week as a special request. This piece is made with hand tinted and scored linen leaves wrapped around a formed vine alice band, which ties at the back with a floppy silk pale gold bow. … Continue reading

all packed.

polly packed © 2012 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

Okay, so its been a long time between posts lately and I blame that on my new camera!!!  I upgraded my beloved point and shoot and bought my first digital SLR in January.  I have so much more to learn … Continue reading

blue flower.

blue flower © 2012 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

A little while ago I received the sweetest photo from a lovely lady that ordered one of my flowers for her wedding day that I’d like to share.   The photography was by stories.my Their day looked like a really … Continue reading

pink orchids.

orchids packed small © 2012 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

I finished work on my orchids order this week.   I’m quite happy to have claimed back the apartment from the little invading aliens, as Sean likes to call them.  The most fun part of the process was definitely packing … Continue reading

feathers.

duck feathers © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

I have been quite absent from blog land lately as I’m currently working on a large order to make over 400 handmade orchids.  It seems to have taken over the whole apartment with dyeing happening in the kitchen, stiffening in … Continue reading

spring collection.

wild flowers small © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

Finally I have a few photos to share which I took quickly before the pieces were packed away for delivery. The new pieces are currently a part of a spring racing exhibiton at Wyreena until Saturday November 5th.  I am … Continue reading

colours.

shapes small © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

  Over the past two weeks I have had cerise hands, tangerine hands, lilac hands,  scarlet hands and many other unhealthy shades of skin. Our kitchen has been looking a little like a science lab with bowls of brightly coloured … Continue reading

polly turns two.

polly turns two © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

Today my little Polly turns two and yep, I’m one of those dog owners that celebrates their dog’s birthday… So its extra back scratches, an extra special dinner,  new toys, a couple of treats and longer walks today : )