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Taggy Giraffes : What better reason?

This little cutie has been in my head for a little while now (I have SO MUCH gorgeous fabric).....but there's no better reason to make you actually sit down and do it - than the arrival of a new little person in the family. My nephew came into the world recently and in no time, I… Continue reading Taggy Giraffes : What better reason?

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

Handmade · Travel

Snapshot : Blossoms on my way home…

Not a lot needs to be said for todays photos - only that this was my walk home and I just had to share them with you. Spring and Autumn are my favourite seasons - it's always hard to decide which one I love more. But I know there are many 100's of photos I… Continue reading Snapshot : Blossoms on my way home…

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Sock Haul : Socks Socks Socks

What a stash I seem to have found since Christmas! Aren't they some of the most colourful socks you've ever seen?! How was I supposed to resist? These are going to be some of the most colourful Sock Monkies, Monsters, Bunnies and Sock-e-phants I have made to date and I can't wait to blog about… Continue reading Sock Haul : Socks Socks Socks

Craft · Handmade · Mini Breaks · Travel

Travel : Merry Christmas

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas from the extended Gus and Ollie family and I. Thank you all for making 2013 a wonderful year - which included raising much needed funds for the Australian Red Cross - aiding the Tasmanian Bush Fire Appeal earlier this year & another donation coming up in January - to support… Continue reading Travel : Merry Christmas