About Marcela

Hi, I am Marcela, It is nice to have you here and tell you a little bit about myself. I am from Chile, but my husband is English so, it was only natural to settle in the U.K. We have three children, two young ladies and one young man, and although I never thought myself a creative person,  my new life brought drastic changes, especially regarding my career.  With plenty of free time at the beginning I had the chance to take ceramics lessons, taught myself how to paint with acrylics and oils and how to use a sewing machine. Later on and despite a growing family and full time job, I was able to develop my talents and got some commissions for murals and canvas paintings, as well as home furnishings.

Relocation to a new city and the birth of a son caused me to reduce my working hours and so it began…I needed something to keep me intellectually motivated and just by chance I started making things for home, time past until, with my husband’s encouragement, I set up Marcela’s Purse.

I enjoy so much sharing my projects with you, my YouTube channel allows me to interact with people with the same interests than me and that is very rewarding.