Fun One Friday

Fun One Friday : Advocating for colour

* 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

Hamburg · Handmade · Travel

A bit about Home…

Well hello again! It's been such a long time hasn't it. I thought I would just jump right back in - there's no other way really. Just start. Since last we met, there was the Christmas order rush, Christmas, New Year and another wonderful trip home, which inevitably lead to jet lag and the need to… Continue reading A bit about Home…

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Studio Life : Taggy Giraffes

Hi there! How are you? How has your week been so far? Mine has been a little full of bright and colourful giraffes - as you can see. Just look at these little cuties! I've had so much fun making these up, mainly for stock (the elephant one had already been sold). I love pulling out… Continue reading Studio Life : Taggy Giraffes

Travel

Snapshot : Strawberry Season

Hi there Friends 🙂 I am a little late with this post - but as you can see the wait is over! The strawberry huts are now open! Hoorah! They've been open a couple weeks already, which means our fridge and bellies have been overflowing with berry goodness. Firstly - how cute are these huts!… Continue reading Snapshot : Strawberry Season

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Studio Life : New Sock Monkeys

  Why hello again! Just thought I would share this short and sweet post with you, to introduce you to the two newest members of the Gus and Ollie family. Let's hear it for Nixon & Sylvie. Colourful as can be, these sweet little friends were so much fun to finish. I took some progress shots,… Continue reading Studio Life : New Sock Monkeys

Handmade · Instagram · Travel

Instagram : May Round Up

Hello Friends 🙂 How are you? How has your week been? I thought I would post a small little round up of some of my latest posts to Instagram, just in case you missed them. The month of May seems to have been such a colourful one - which is just the way I like it. I… Continue reading Instagram : May Round Up

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Studio Life : New Sock Monkeys & Elephants

It's been a little while since I have been able to share some new members of the Gus & Ollie Family & these are the posts I look forward to sharing with you most. Things have been moving slow but steady in the studio the last few weeks, with a mixture of makes for custom orders… Continue reading Studio Life : New Sock Monkeys & Elephants

Travel

Snapshot : Almost Strawberry Season

This is a very exciting time indeed. Some time during May, Germany-wide, these little huts pop up all over the city. And yes - they're supposed to look like strawberries, because they mark the beginning of Strawberry Season! The sign on the front means they will be opening in just a few days time. I… Continue reading Snapshot : Almost Strawberry Season

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Studio Life : Meet Napoleon.

Hi there! How was you day? Was it as colourful as mine? Just look at these tulips - mega-tulips - aren't they beautiful? With the unveiling of a brand new Gus & Ollie design today - they seemed like the perfect backdrop for my photoshoot! Don't you think? Meet Sock Cow Napoleon!  Napoleon is my newest… Continue reading Studio Life : Meet Napoleon.

AWCHamburg · Charity · Craft · Handmade · Heart Pillow Project · Instagram · Mini Breaks · Taking Stock · Travel

Look Back : April 2015

Having turned over the calendar yesterday, I realised another month has gone. Another month closer to those long, long Summer days, when the sun rises around 5am and doesn't set before 11pm. Pretty crazy how the days turn into weeks and then with a snap of your fingers, another month has passed, isn't it? April saw… Continue reading Look Back : April 2015