wow, where have I been!

Hmmm the last time I wrote anything here seems to pretty much correspond with my son’s first steps. Coincidence or just a new kind of tired? Not sure, but it’s time I got back on track. I’m going to pick up where I left off with UK Inspiration and Mini Inspiration and see where that […]

new birthday invitations

I’ve finally listed a couple of new children’s birthday party invitations: a spooky theme and a teddy bear tea party. The spooky one was designed for my son’s first birthday party and the other for his friend’s but they’re both now on Folksy. spooky birthday invitation sdfafd teddy bear tea party

UK Inspiration Caroline Cowen & Robin and Mould

Finally some time to find some more UK based inspiration. Another random search on Etsy brings up some lovely silver jewelry and beautiful hand screenprinted home textiles. 1. Caroline Cowen (from Hertfordshire) – beautiful handmade  jewelry in quirky, pretty designs. sterling silver and cold enamel retro flower necklace kjhglkghj gerbera daisy earrings kjhglkghj sterling silver […]

Folksy Friday on a Saturday – rain rain rain

We’ve been getting ready to go away so although I picked out my Folksy picks on Friday I didn’t get a chance to post. Luckily or unluckily Mother Nature has kept up my theme for me. Rain rain rain. Not my fondest thing when I’m trying to get loads of clothes dried. But luckily some […]

(can’t believe it’s already time for another) Folksy Friday – cheeeeeese

How is it already Friday? Is it really Friday? I’m pretty sure it’s Friday so here’s my Folksy Friday. This week it’s all about cheese. We love cheese in our house. I am particularly amazed that someone has created a card that actually says exactly what Jeff and I say to each other pretty much […]

Folksy Friday – Get Well Sooner

In our house we seem to have spent this week making each other poorly. Yesterday was my day to be properly poorly and here are a few things that would have made me feel better: Chirpy Little Birds Mug by Julia Smith klhjklhj Lambswool Robot Hot Water Bottle Cover from Sara Carr sdfsdfa Catch some […]

UK Inspiration – Summersville & Ruth Robinson Ceramics

I’ve been doing Folksy Friday for a while now and I really like Folksy and what it is growing into. I’ve also started getting involved with UK Handmade which is very exciting and very inspiring. There’s nothing more motivating that meeting and building relationships with people with like interests. Especially when you’re a work-from-home mum […]

Folksy Friday – It’s My Birthday!

Today’s my birthday! So this week’s Folksy Friday is full of things I’d buy myself: Russian Dolls Satchel from Jenny Gale kljhlkhlkh Slate Coffee Table from Free Range Designs khjlkhjjlk Wonderland Silver & Garnet Ring from Sian Bostwick Jewellery lkj;asdfj Ship’s Crew Russian Dolls from hole in my pocket kljhkh Dark Navy Cotton Asymmetric Long […]