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Mini Monkies!

Meet Gus and Ollie's latest batch of Mini Monkies! Made from socks I found in Trieste, Italy, these little Guys are a mixed up colourful bunch, that makes them hard to resist. This is Waldo πŸ™‚   This is Teilo πŸ™‚  This is Quinto πŸ™‚  This is Rollo πŸ™‚ They are such fun to have around… Continue reading Mini Monkies!

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New Monkey Batch!

A batch of new Monkies have been finished...just in time for Gus and Ollie's very first professional photo shoot. Knowing lovely, talented Australian's in Hamburg is always a plus, especially when they're of the Photographer-kind.  Big thanks goes out to Sam Bisso for making this Monkey + 1 Sock-e-phant Batch look better than ever!  You'll be… Continue reading New Monkey Batch!

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Exciting news….

Gus & Ollie received some very exciting news just yesterday. The Monkies, Monsters and I have been chosen to participate at Hello Handmade in Hamburg, Germany for 2011! It will be one day only: Sunday October 23rd from 10am-6pm in the foyer of Kampnagel. For those of you unfamiliar with Hello Handmade, head over to… Continue reading Exciting news….

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I love studio time….

I am so lucky to have such a wonderful space to create, think, experiment, enjoy and share ideas.  Sharing with some other lovely Ladies was important for me, having worked from home for some time. I feel better getting out of the house and having other creative people around me....people who share many of the… Continue reading I love studio time….

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Altonale Street Festival 2011 :)

Altonale is the largest cultural Festival on the Hamburg calendar every Summer. This year, Gus and Ollie was lucky enough to be part of it. The monkies, monsters and I had so much fun meeting new fans and reconnecting with some familiar faces πŸ™‚ Thank you so much to all those who  popped in to… Continue reading Altonale Street Festival 2011 πŸ™‚

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Welcome to Gus and Ollie!

I have always wanted a house with a red door....the next best thing? A Gus & Ollie Studio with a red door!  Isn't she gorgeous?      We look forward to a visit from you πŸ™‚ http://www.GusandOllie.etsy.com

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*NEW* Sock Monkies!

Please meet Gus & Ollie's *newest* Monkie members DWAYNE, PEPPIN & CEDRIC!  An explosion of color for Summertime!  You can find them all in my Etsy Shop! Aren't they just adorable!

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Gus and Ollie Mini Bunnies!

Meet Gus & Ollie's newest editions!    Mini Bunnies BOO & DOC!  Both washable, baby safe and soft to touch, each Bunnie is ready for someone to take them home & love. Made with safety eyes, they're a great handmade gift for a new little baby...and later on, would look great on the wall or… Continue reading Gus and Ollie Mini Bunnies!

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Rattle Bugs!

The latest edition to the Gus and Ollie Family are  THE RATTLE BUGS!   Not only do they fit into the palm of your hand, but they are washable and baby safe πŸ™‚ Complete with safety eyes, these little guys will keep even the youngest of babies mesmerised. They are soft to the touch and… Continue reading Rattle Bugs!

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Welcome!

Hi there and welcome (finally) to the first Gus and Ollie blog!   I have been meaning to do this for some time now and decided to finally take the plunge and enter into the world of blogs! There are so many blogs (and bloggers) I admire and regularly tune into, so I hope Gus and… Continue reading Welcome!