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

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

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

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Studio Life : New Monkies

Hi Friends 🙂 It's been a little while since I've posted here - probably a combination of a few things really. Summer in our house is valued a great deal, especially since we moved to Hamburg - where Summer can range from a few weeks - to a few days! This year, Summer was an… Continue reading Studio Life : New Monkies

Mini Breaks · Travel

Mini Break: A Sock Monkey in Manhattan!

That's right! There's a Sock Monkey loose in NYC and he seems to be making himself quite at home here already! Clive blends in perfectly to this eclectic, colourful, unique landscape, that's like no where else in the world! And it's hot! The public fountains have become local watering holes, parks have become offices and… Continue reading Mini Break: A Sock Monkey in Manhattan!

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