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Charity : Heart Pillow Project 2015

This is going to be a post - not just about a wonderful group of crafty ladies right here in Hamburg or about this project we were lucky enough to be apart of - but of gratitude. It is on days like this - when the universe aligns - that I am reminded of how… Continue reading Charity : Heart Pillow Project 2015

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

Handmade · Travel

Snapshot : Spring is here!

Isn't Hamburg heavenly in the Spring time! I couldn't let these photos sit on my computer one more day, without sharing the beauty that is just meters from my front door right now. This was Wednesday last week - and it was the first day this entire year I have been able to walk and… Continue reading Snapshot : Spring is here!

Handmade · Taking Stock

Taking Stock : April 2015

Can you believe it's already the middle of April? Some days and week go so quickly don't they? As it's been a couple of months, I though an April Taking Stock might be a good jumping off point this month, with some studio happenings, past and future travel plans, longer days - and even some… Continue reading Taking Stock : April 2015

Handmade · Instagram · Taking Stock

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

Handmade · Instagram · Taking Stock

Taking Stock : February 2015

And with a blink of the eye - it's March tomorrow. March! It's hard to believe February is already over....but with our heating turned down a little more now and the sun setting a little later - the slow coming of Spring is just around the corner - we hope. It's amazing how these little… Continue reading Taking Stock : February 2015

Handmade · Taking Stock

Taking Stock : December 2014

With Christmas only a few days away now and the end of the year closing in…I thought it only fitting to list my last Taking Stock for 2014. After taking part in a Blog with Pip course, Taking Stock has become a little tradition here in the blogosphere....and like many of my fellow blogging buddies - I am hoping… Continue reading Taking Stock : December 2014

Craft · Handmade

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

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!