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Saturday 28 January 2012

Top secret photos from my forthcoming book!

I'm so excited I may burst! The only way I can prevent this from happening is if I share some sneaky, top secret photos from my forthcoming book '101+ Things to do with Glitter', published by Vivays Publishing this Autumn - the photoshoots started yesterday! 
It's a bright & sparkling craft book which contains 200 suggestions for what you can do with the shimmery stuff including papercrafts, food, toiletries,gifts, interiors and of course some glistening ideas for your wardrobe. I took some photos of yesterdays fashion shoot in order to share them on my blog nearer the time of publication but I just couldn't wait!
We took photos around Islington in North London and also stopped by Teletubbies land.
It was the only place we could find a yellow brick road for the fairytale project.*
(Roger from Struktur who is the book's art director & designer has contacts with munchkins.) My amazing model Nadia Kamil (an actress. writer, comedian and now craft star) was freezing but was prepared to lie on a damp floor to get the shot.
I think that's about all I can reveal. Watch this space and my twitter account for more sparkly updates over the coming months about the most glittering book you will have ever seen!

*(I'm sure you know which fairytale I mean....but ssshhhh for now!) 


  1. Hey, glad to hear your book's going well! Great stuff. Reminds me of a friend I had who always wore glitter and accidentally left glitter on the faces of everyone she met. Hilarious! Hope you sell lots of books next Christmas, I look forward to checking it out.

    1. Thanks! Yes the sparkly stuff gets everywhere and some of it like the specs that land in the floor boards will never leave! Funnily enough my neighbour told me her boyfriend had glitter on his face - I think he caught it just by talking to me in the garden!