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Eat Kind Tea Towels

Eat Kind Tea Towels

Well, as the young and trendy say nowadays, it’s been a minute hasn’t it?!

It’s been 8 Months since my last blog post, and suffice to say it’s been pretty busy!

Unfortunately my Eat Kind Kickstarter was a nonstarter, however I wasn’t going to let that stop me.

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Nottingham Etsy Made Local

Nottingham Etsy Made Local

Another year, another successful Etsy Made Local from the Nottingham Etsy Team

The girls, yet again, put on amazing event, showcasing not only over 40 stalls of local and handmade talent but a whole host of extra features such as a VIP early access event, candy floss machine, free craft workshops and plenty of festive sparkle. 

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All Hallows Eve Style

All Hallows Eve Style

I love Halloween. 

All that weird and wonderful stuff - it's my absolute favourite. And I love seeing people in costumes not taking themselves too seriously. It's all got that magical element to it, like Christmas, where once (or twice) a year you can lend yourself to believing in the afterlife, the paranormal and the unexplained. 

It's also that time of year when you get to see some amazingly creative clothes, jewellery and baking ideas! My Pinterest and Instagram has been completely Halloween themed for about 2 weeks now, so I thought I would share with you some of my favourite finds for the season:

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Autumnal Style

Autumnal Style

We've been so lucky to have 20 degree days this September, and even that brief week of balmy nights that took me back to a lovely thundery July. However there is also that faint little nip in the air in the morning, and the nights are starting to draw in closer. I feel like I want to start hibernating, to gather all my warm things and build a fort. 

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Kimono Commission

Kimono Commission

I hope you are all suitable stuffed with Easter chocolate and enjoying your long Bank Holiday weekend!

The greatest thing about what I do for a living is that I know that my next project will always be different from the last. For the past few weeks I've been working on a lovely little commission for a dear family friend. She spotted my Crane, Swallow, Frog pattern printed on a satin sample and instantly fell in love, asking me to cut and sew it into a Kimono. 

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