Hi there! How are you? How has your week been so far? Mine has been a little full of bright and colourful giraffes - as you can see. Just look at these little cuties! I've had so much fun making these up, mainly for stock (the elephant one had already been sold). I love pulling out… Continue reading Studio Life : Taggy Giraffes
Why hello again! Just thought I would share this short and sweet post with you, to introduce you to the two newest members of the Gus and Ollie family. Let's hear it for Nixon & Sylvie. Colourful as can be, these sweet little friends were so much fun to finish. I took some progress shots,… Continue reading Studio Life : New Sock Monkeys
It's been a little while since I have been able to share some new members of the Gus & Ollie Family & these are the posts I look forward to sharing with you most. Things have been moving slow but steady in the studio the last few weeks, with a mixture of makes for custom orders… Continue reading Studio Life : New Sock Monkeys & Elephants
Hi there! How was you day? Was it as colourful as mine? Just look at these tulips - mega-tulips - aren't they beautiful? With the unveiling of a brand new Gus & Ollie design today - they seemed like the perfect backdrop for my photoshoot! Don't you think? Meet Sock Cow Napoleon! Napoleon is my newest… Continue reading Studio Life : Meet Napoleon.
I am so often stuck by the beauty around me here in Hamburg and it usually happens on a sunny afternoon, as I leisurely ride my bike the very short distance home. Having my studio so close to home, often means I take the 'long way' on days like today - the ride home is too… Continue reading Snapshot : My ride home
Some days in the studio just work. Flow, you come home exhausted but feel like you've really achieved something. Finished something; found greater understanding of something; worked something out. Found a short cut - or a long cut. But you managed to arrive at that place you set out to find. Do you know what I mean? Feels… Continue reading Studio Life : Sock Haul & New Monkies
Have you joined the masses on Instagram yet? At least in my crafty handmade little world - it seems to be more popular than posting on Facebook, twitter and Flickr combined. The thing I love about Facebook posts from friends and other 'pages' I follow are their photos - so it makes sense that I… Continue reading Instagram: A picture is worth a thousand words
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