I hope you've all had a lovely Monday. It's a public holiday here and we've been simultaneously recovering from a wonderful day & night of friends, fun and games, to celebrate my Hubby's birthday while enjoying what may be our last sunny day this week. Thus apologies for squeezing this post in at the eleventh hour… Continue reading Meet Up Monday : Alistair
I thought today would be a great day to do an Instagram round up of all the photos I've posted to my Instagram account, for the Fat Mum Slim Photo-a-day Challenge for the month of May. Do you know about it? It's such a great way to get you posting and a lovely way to… Continue reading Fun One Friday : Photo-a-day May
Today, like most weeks, I spent some time naming some of the latest additions to the Gus and Ollie clan. Sometimes a name jumps right off the page and fits perfectly, other times I search and search, trying to find the perfect name to fit those cute little faces. The questions I am asked… Continue reading What’s Up Wednesday : Naming process
Today is the last Tuesday in May, so I am stopping to take stock on where things are at, up here in my neck of the woods. Taking Stock for May Making: Taggy Giraffes and a Cosy Stripe blanket. Cooking: A meaty Bolognese with extra veggies and zucchini noodles. Drinking: Cold water with ice and… Continue reading Taking Stock for May
Well if you can believe it, it's already Meet Up Monday once again and today I want to introduce you to sock monkey Georgie. Isn't she just the cutest? Georgie hasn't been with our Gus and Ollie family very long, as I only finished putting her together last week. She is technically a mini… Continue reading Meet Up Monday : Georgie
Behind the scenes at the Gus and Ollie studio - the making of my Taggy Giraffes.
Today on Meet Up Monday, we meet the latest G&O Sock Elephant Abercrombie! Made from the sweetest mini diamond Happy Socks, Abercrombie is sure to melt some hearts. I love the colours in these socks and the tiny diamond motif works perfectly with my original elephant pattern, don't you think? The little pops of colour… Continue reading Meet Up Monday : Abercrombie
* Colour Alert * Is it just me, or are things for kids these days lacking some wild and wonderful colour? It seems to be the in thing at the moment, to furnish children's spaces with light pastels or monotones. One search on Pinterest brings a myriad of examples in whites and off white, pale pink,… Continue reading Fun One Friday : Advocating for colour
I have always loved taking photos. Snippets & moments to be remembered. A glance, a smile, a space, a colour. It often takes me a little longer to get anywhere because I inevitably need to stop and take a photo or two. My darling husband is particularly patient with me, when it comes to this -… Continue reading What’s Up Wednesday : To see or not to see?
Wow! How exciting! Thank you! Gus and Ollie has reached over 600 followers on Instagram! Thank you all so much. It's such a joy sharing bits and pieces of my world here with you all. Sometimes often, sometimes not so much. From toys I'm making, to kitties, ice cream, nature and more - it's a mishmash… Continue reading Fun One Friday : Thank You Sale