Charity · Handmade · Taking Stock

Taking Stock for June

Can you believe it's already the last Thursday in June? I feel like I wrote my Taking Stock for May only a week or so ago and yet, here we are. How can a Summer month fly by, while some of the Winter months drag along so slowly? The weather here is finally heating up… Continue reading Taking Stock for June

Handmade · Meet Up Mondays

Meet Up Monday : Gideon

Happy happy Monday Friends! Today is another edition of Meet Up Monday and sock elephant Gideon is hot off the press and looking forward to meeting you. This yellow elephant makes me happy. Don't you just love his colouring? With my trademark; one small eye, one big eye and long hot pink lashes, one can… Continue reading Meet Up Monday : Gideon

Meet Up Mondays

Meet Up Monday : Georgie

  Well if you can believe it, it's already Meet Up Monday once again and today I want to introduce you to sock monkey Georgie. Isn't she just the cutest? Georgie hasn't been with our Gus and Ollie family very long, as I only finished putting her together last week. She is technically a mini… Continue reading Meet Up Monday : Georgie

What's up Wednesday

What’s Up Wednesday : More Taggy Giraffes

Behind the scenes at the Gus and Ollie studio - the making of my Taggy Giraffes.

Fun One Friday

Fun One Friday : Advocating for colour

* Colour Alert * Is it just me, or are things for kids these days lacking some wild and wonderful colour? It seems to be the in thing at the moment, to furnish children's spaces with light pastels  or monotones. One search on Pinterest brings a myriad of examples in whites and off white, pale pink,… Continue reading Fun One Friday : Advocating for colour

What's up Wednesday

What’s Up Wednesday : To see or not to see?

I have always loved taking photos. Snippets & moments to be remembered. A glance, a smile, a space, a colour. It often takes me a little longer to get anywhere because I inevitably need to stop and take a photo or two. My darling husband is particularly patient with me, when it comes to this -… Continue reading What’s Up Wednesday : To see or not to see?

Fun One Friday

Fun One Friday : Thank You Sale

  Wow! How exciting! Thank you! Gus and Ollie has reached over 600 followers on Instagram! Thank you all so much. It's such a joy sharing bits and pieces of my world here with you all. Sometimes often, sometimes not so much. From toys I'm making, to kitties, ice cream, nature and more - it's a mishmash… Continue reading Fun One Friday : Thank You Sale