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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

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Studio Life : Taggy Giraffes

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

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Studio Life : New Sock Monkeys

  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

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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.

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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

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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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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!

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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

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Studio Life : OPEN STUDIO TONIGHT

Excited to see some new and familiar faces tonight at my studio: Atelier E-37! My studio buddies and I will be opening the doors from 4:30pm, with glĂĽhwein, snacks, handmade goodies for sale and *live* screen-printing! So bring along a tshirt, tote or top and we'll help you print a cool design on it for… Continue reading Studio Life : OPEN STUDIO TONIGHT