Louy Magroos Blog

My mantra for the year - Be kind to yourself

Last year inspired by Jenny Hyde's word of the year, I decided to create a 'Celebrate Jar', you can see my original post here and learn more about Jenny and what she stands for in 2016 here.

Well today I decided to go through my jar, and whilst there was lots of lovely little notes of great feedback, and nice little features or records set, I couldn't help but feel a bit... 'is that it'.

I have just had the best year, better than any forecasted figures my husband helped me do, and even better than the unrealistic goals I set for myself, and yet I still feel a bit, meh!

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Stone setting beginners course

Last week I spent a great 5 days at The School of Jewellery in Birmingham famous Jewellery Quarter learning to stone set.

I did my degree at this school and haven’t been back in almost 6 years, I think the last time I was there was to collect my results, so I felt a bit nervous on my way there....{read more}

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Mother Of The Bride

As most of you know I got married in August last year, and of course it was a handmade extravaganza!

Looking back one of the best parts of our wedding was the fun Mike and I both had designing and making the little touches that made the day uniquely ours!

And of course that meant handmade jewellery for all of our favourite people.

So who would like to see what I made for the most important of those people?

handmade gift for the mother of the bride

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