What's up Wednesday

What’s Up Wednesday : Naming process

  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

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

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

Craft · Handmade · Markets

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!

Craft · Handmade · Markets

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

Handmade · Taking Stock

Taking Stock : June 2014

Earlier this year, I was lucky enough to participate in the delightful online course Blog with Pip! Pip Linclon is an Australian dynamo, full of so many creative talents and has helped inspire and motivate me to write more here, keeping my lovely followers up to date with what's going on in the studio - as… Continue reading Taking Stock : June 2014

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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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Studio Life : A week of wonder…

Welcome into my world this week. A little sneak peak into the land of where I live and where I work and what has been happening - officially our last week of Winter. Most days start with me riding my bike from home to the studio. A lovely 10-15minute ride, along cobble stoned streets, passing… Continue reading Studio Life : A week of wonder…

Craft · Handmade · Markets

Market : Christmas Market time!!

Hello Friends! Ho Ho Ho! Are you in Hamburg, Germany this weekend? Come and vistit the Monkies, Monsters and I at the Hallo Frau Nachbar Christmas Market this weekend: Saturday Dec 7th: 12-10pm & Sunday Dec 8th: 12-7pm!! In the Hafen City: Oberhafenquartier, Halle 4, Stockmeyerstrasse. There will be lots of wonderful designers, food, hot… Continue reading Market : Christmas Market time!!