Handmade · Meet Up Mondays

Meet Up Monday : Gideon

Happy happy Monday Friends! Today is another edition of Meet Up Monday and sock elephant Gideon is hot off the press and looking forward to meeting you. This yellow elephant makes me happy. Don't you just love his colouring? With my trademark; one small eye, one big eye and long hot pink lashes, one can… Continue reading Meet Up Monday : Gideon

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Studio Life : Meet Minky & Jed

Hi there, How are you all today? I thought I would let you all in a couple of customs orders I have been working on, because nothing is more rewarding than giving life to someone else's vision and these were no exception. These were two extremely different, but equally sweet monkey orders I received, that… Continue reading Studio Life : Meet Minky & Jed

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Little Elliot, Big City.

Hi there Friends! Sometimes something special happens. This is one of those times, I'd like to share with you. A very special custom order came in from a friend of mine a few weeks ago, who teaches an amazing group of students at that Verney Road School in Shepparton, Victoria, Australia. One of their favourite… Continue reading Little Elliot, Big City.

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Taking Stock : May 2015

It's that time again, if you can believe it! Another month down and in just two more sleeps it's officially Summer time here in the Northern Hemisphere. I'm hoping Hamburg's weather will get the memo - June is often a strange mix of cold, but sunny & humid but gloomy days - with heavy downpours… Continue reading Taking Stock : May 2015

Craft · Handmade · Markets

Market : Coco-Mat Kunsthandwerkermarkt

Market days are always busy and highly anticipated by us the makers and no doubt by our lovely patrons as well. We spend so many hours making and preparing - remembering to iron and wash the table cloth, to pack the scissors and all the bits and bobs that go into our packaging. It's not… Continue reading Market : Coco-Mat Kunsthandwerkermarkt

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Sock Monkeys : Ready just in time…

Just thought I would share with you a couple of little newbies, that will be with me at the COCO-MAT Kunsthandwerkermarkt this Sunday! Born on a train, somewhere between Hamburg and Munich - didn't they turn out well. They can't wait to meet you!

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Market : It’s Market time again…

  I'm very excited to announce my Gus & Ollie Family, handmade accessories and I will be at the Coco-Mat Hamburg Kunsthandwerkermarkt! Sunday Nov. 2nd. 11am - 6pm. Free Entry. Here is a little sneak peak at to what you might find on my stand..... There will always be lovely new - one of a… Continue reading Market : It’s Market time again…

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Studio Life : Happenings

It's been a few weeks since I posted, but it's with good reason. After some busy weeks with custom orders, making some new family members to put in my Etsy shop and a long weekend away by the sea, for some much needed time, rest and relaxation with my Hubby, I now have some time,… Continue reading Studio Life : Happenings

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Studio Life : Process

  The other day, a friend of mine (an IT expert) said 'A client of mine recently questioned me charging my minimum 50€ for one hour, because he saw it only took me a few minutes to fix a bug on his website. So I explained, that 1 hour was the minimum charge, because even… Continue reading Studio Life : Process

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Sock Haul : Socks Socks Socks

What a stash I seem to have found since Christmas! Aren't they some of the most colourful socks you've ever seen?! How was I supposed to resist? These are going to be some of the most colourful Sock Monkies, Monsters, Bunnies and Sock-e-phants I have made to date and I can't wait to blog about… Continue reading Sock Haul : Socks Socks Socks