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Clacton-on-Sea, North Essex, United Kingdom
Hello and welcome, I'm Diane and I am Mum to two lovely, lively and craft-minded children, Tayla and Arron. I love my crafts,especially knitting and crochet but my main passion is designing and making mosaics. I have been mosaicing since 2007, using a variety of different items. I suppose I should call myself a mixed-media mosaic artist. I also love the challenge of a commission!!! All my items (including those on Flickr) are for sale, just leave me a message for details. (I do have Paypal)

Monday, 24 January 2011

Last Mosaic

I thought I would show you the last mosaic that I made, a Gecko for a fellow crafter. I have been absence for some time now and have made nothing since this mosaic due to continuing health problems. This has led me to the decision that I will no longer be making mosaics to sell at craft fairs.
I still have some mosaics left so will do one last craft fair this year, that being New Hall Vineyards, Maldon, Essex in September.
I still love mosaics and may make the one or two when I feel able to but that will be it. It has been a hard decision to make and I am still not happy about it but have to think of my health and my children.
That said, I have not given up on crafting, it is in my blood. I am in the process of starting up a new craft which I am enjoying and which I can do in comfort. Once I have had some more practice I shall reveal more, until then thank you for continuing to follow me and please, continue to do so. xxx

Tuesday, 16 November 2010


I have decided to declutter and make way for the new, so to this end I have started to list some of my excess mosaic supplies on ebay, mainly pottery pieces(tiles) at the moment but I shall be adding more over the next few days.

So if you are into mosaic or would like to be please take a look, my ebay id is moonbeamdiane, cheers!

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Latest makes

Sorry I haven't updated for such a long time but here at last are some of the last mosaics I have made:

Saturday, 25 September 2010

Don't forget TRULY CRAFTED CRAFT FAIR tomorrow

Yes, don't forget tomorrow is the day for the Truly Crafted Early Bird Christmas Craft Fair in Brightlingsea, (see listing on the right ---> )

All items are handcrafted by each of the stallholders, lots of interesting and usual items, perfect for Christmas presents or to treat yourself.

Entrance is FREE and there is ample parking and a very WARM WELCOME awaiting you!

Friday, 27 August 2010

Oaklands holiday Park, St. Osyth, Essex

Don't forget tomorrow is Oaklands Holiday Park Summer Fair, lots of attractions including crafts. Come along if you have some spare time!

PLEASE NOTE it is 1pm to 4pm not 10am!

Thursday, 22 July 2010

Apologies for a lack of blogging!

Just wanted to apologise for my lack of blogging. Mainly due to two things;

The event at Clare Priory on the weekend of 10th/11th July which was brilliant, I just love the atmosphere at this event and the professionalism of the organisers and the welcome received. Can't wait for next year's event.

Secondly, both my children are changing schools in September, Tayla moving up to secondary school and Arron changing to a more local primary! unless you are a parent in the same situation, you just would not believe the amount of time involved in this, what I thought to be a simple process. All the visits to the schools to meet teachers etc, uniforms to be ordered and collected etc as well as all the paperwork for emergency numbers, allergies etc. Well that's all done now. Both children have today said their goodbyes to the old school and friends (with many tears-and that's just me!) and are looking forward to the new chapters of their lives!

Now it's time to concentrate on holidays, family, the sun and the garden, all in the that order (hopefully)

On the mosaic front I do have some new pieces to show but until I get time to upload the photos, I am afraid my dear followers will have to stay in suspense.

Lastly, unless I don't get back to blog and update before the end of the school holidays, I'd just like to finish by wishing everyone a happy summer!

Friday, 2 July 2010

Splash Summer Fayre tomorrow 3rd July

Not been around much I know, due to ill health, but don't forget tomorrow is the Splash Summer Fayre, where I will have a stall.
It's all going on at the Shorefields School, Holland Road, Clacton, Co15 6HF from 1pm to 4pm.

Please come along if you can, only 50p admission for adults and there will be lots to see and do, all the usual summer fayre attractions including, stocks, raffles, tombolas, coconut shy, bouncy castle, go-karts, refreshments, food, ice-cream, beer, arena events, plus lots more stalls and games and of course, lots of craft exhibitors.

Don't miss it!!!!!