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Your Home Magazine Feature

Your Home Magazine Feature

I've been waiting ages to share this news... Our house has been featured in the October issue of Your Home magazine!!This started way back when we moved and Alison of the Great Scottish Indoors got in touch after Rachel Henderson recommended our wee cottage. Of course, we had moved to a new house at this point and hadn't even unpacked properly,... View more
JillyJilly Q&A

JillyJilly Q&A

Time for a little business Q&A. We popped up a request for any questions you'd like answered in celebration of our third business birthday so now I'll go ahead and do my best to answer them!Q. Has it been a challenge to run your business?A. Yes! It's constantly a challenge with different hurdles popping up all the time. You never stop learning... View more
Etsy Resolution 2017

Etsy Resolution 2017

Just before Christmas I found out my application to be an Etsy Mentor was successful. I couldn't believe it! Along with two others, the lovely Alyssa of Clarise Crafts and Monica of Handmade by Monica, I would be mentoring for the Etsy Resolution 2017 programme. When I applied I never thought I'd be chosen, and I probably wouldn't have done... View more
Wayfair Collaboration

Wayfair Collaboration

I was delighted when Wayfair got in touch about a collaboration on home office spaces. They'd seen my previous studio tour post and asked if I'd like to write some tips on creating an inspirational work space. I was to choose some items from their website and style them in the JillyJilly studio - choosing was the hard part! In... View more
Getting Organised // Social Media Planning

Getting Organised // Social Media Planning

Recently I've been struggling to feel motivated with social media. Between Facebook ads becoming even more unaffordable and Instagram announcing it's no longer going to have a chronological feed it feels like fighting a losing battle. Trying to develop content with the thought that nobody will actually see it definitely makes it difficult to find time to dedicate every day.... View more
Getting Organised // Desktop Organiser

Getting Organised // Desktop Organiser

Last year we wrote a series of Getting Organised posts in January (which included free planner downloads). These were some of our most popular posts of all time and I've been meaning to add more to the series but not had a chance until now! This year we've felt a bit underprepared as starting the year with a trade show... View more
10 Things We Learnt from our First Trade Show

10 Things We Learnt from our First Trade Show

Last month we attended our first trade show: Scotland's Trade Fair Autumn. It's safe to say it was a daunting experience, a lot of preparation went into it and we spent a fair amount of time online trying to find tips and advice. In the end it seems all of our hard work paid off and we're delighted to announce we... View more
Getting Organised Part 3 - 6 Tips for an Organised Studio

Getting Organised Part 3 - 6 Tips for an Organised Studio

This post is a lot later than planned which isn't very organised of us but we've been spending a lot of time on behind the scenes work which hasn't left much time for blogging and social media. Better late than never though! Today we're sharing our top 6 tips for a cute and organised studio. I could have written a... View more