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Studio Life : New Sock Monkeys & Elephants

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

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Studio Life : Meet Napoleon.

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.

Handmade · Instagram · Travel

Instagram : #FMSPHOTOADAY

As you all know, it's been a bumper week in Instagram-land. I simply love to capture mini-moments as they happen throughout my day and share them with you. They could be in the studio, walking home, a new creation, a yummy lunch or snapshot of life in Hamburg. It's a moment by moment, instant photo… Continue reading Instagram : #FMSPHOTOADAY

Handmade · Travel

Snapshot : My ride home

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

Craft · Handmade

Studio Life : Sock Haul & New Monkies

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

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Instagram: A picture is worth a thousand words

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