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Spreading happiness and a little colour…

Hello lovely friends! I hope you are all staying safe + healthy and heeding official advice in your respective countries, just as I am. What a world we are living in right now. My hope is to stay positive and do whatever we can to help save the lives of thousands. I hope you're all… Continue reading Spreading happiness and a little colour…

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Thank you!

A huge thank you to all those who came out, on this freezing second Sunday of Advent, to support us at our Christmas Pop Shop event last weekend. You made our afternoon fly by! I was so busy enjoying your company and wrapping up lots of sweet Christmas gift purchases, that I didn't even have… Continue reading Thank you!

Charity · Handmade · Taking Stock

Taking Stock for June

Can you believe it's already the last Thursday in June? I feel like I wrote my Taking Stock for May only a week or so ago and yet, here we are. How can a Summer month fly by, while some of the Winter months drag along so slowly? The weather here is finally heating up… Continue reading Taking Stock for June

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

Meet Up Mondays

Meet Up Monday : Alistair

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

Meet Up Mondays

Meet Up Monday : Georgie

  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

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

Fun One Friday

Fun One Friday : Thank You Sale

  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

Handmade · Instagram

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

One + Four = Life · Travel

One + Four = Life : Desktop, Fire, Streetscape & Hooking

Hi there 🙂 I thought it was about time for another One + Four = Life post. I have been making and photographing and making and photographing these last few weeks, with the view outside my window being as enticing as my studio. I love Autumn. I always have. I have such fond memories of afternoons… Continue reading One + Four = Life : Desktop, Fire, Streetscape & Hooking