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Gingerbread Everything!

Gingerbread Everything!

It's that time of year when everything is better with gingerbread! Coffee in particular... and we have a super cute new mug for those of you who are as delighted about this as we are. Maybe you're more excited about all the sweet cakey treats this festive season brings, in which case we have a mug for you too. Have... View more
Hello Dundee!

Hello Dundee!

You might have noticed my excitement on social media recently as we've been counting down to moving day. We've just bought our first house!! As of 21st September we became home owners and on Monday we spent the first night in our new home in Dundee. Of course we'll miss Falkland, and have loved our 3 years there, but we're... 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
Collection Spotlight // Mix + Match

Collection Spotlight // Mix + Match

The Mix + Match collection is something I've had in my head for ages now... although the idea kept changing and growing as these things do! Originally I just wanted to create an alphabet collection with colourful letters but after doodling water colour patterns for months the two finally came together into this fun new range! I love that this collection... View more
A Million Uses for Mugs # 1

A Million Uses for Mugs # 1

For the first in our new series "A Million Uses for Mugs" we thought it was perfect timing for a Mother's Day idea! What better treat for Mum than a lie in followed by breakfast in bed? How about making her tea in a mug which she can treasure forever! Finish with a ribbon, some chocolates and some flowers to... View more
Collection Spotlight // Those Who Make & Sew

Collection Spotlight // Those Who Make & Sew

We are so excited about the launch of our latest collections. The original drawings for these had been in my sketchbook for ages just waiting to be turned into finished designs and filled with pretty colours. After the success of our Good Things Come to Those Who Bake collection I'd been thinking about other possibilities for 'good things' designs. The obvious one for... View more