Alternative Valentine’s Cards

I’ve always been very cynical when it comes to Valentine’s Day (I still like to receive flowers though!)  The irony that I now design Valentine’s cards, is not lost on me.  So if you’re like me and dislike Valentine’s and all it represents, but you still like to be given stuff….here’s some of the best funny, alternative Valentine’s cards I’ve found for your anti-Valentine’s day. Links via Etsy … Continue reading Alternative Valentine’s Cards

Super Chunky Knits by Ohhio

I know we’re going into Spring in the UK but I couldn’t resist posting about these super-sized chunky knits from Ohhio on Etsy. Made in the Ukraine they are all made of extra soft 100% merino wool. Large blanket. Available in a range of sizes and colours from £546 Medium blanket from £124 Super oversize sweater from £242 (Barbie or human?) Large blanket – available in a … Continue reading Super Chunky Knits by Ohhio

Favourite Floor Lamps

I’ve been pondering a floor lamp for our living room for sometime. There’s a space to the left of the fireplace that is screaming out for one. We don’t need it for functional directional lighting but for a  soft diffused light, for telly watching. Here are some of my favourites. From Made.com this industrial style tripod lamp comes in silver and black and antique copper. I … Continue reading Favourite Floor Lamps

Wood Wood

I have noticed a surge in wooden jewellery on Etsy recently. I’m sure it’s because laser cutters are more readily available but I think it’s also due to people wanting something a little more tactile and natural. Here are some of my favourites below. I love these house rings by Clive Roddy. Each set of miniature Houses are comprised of 3 x laser-cut high quality birch … Continue reading Wood Wood

Made in Paper – Free Giveaway

I have a free  copy of Made in Paper magazine to give away.  After my I’m crazy about you card was featured I bought a copy but the generous publishers have sent me a freebie so I’m giving it away to one lucky reader. UK only sorry. It’s a great magazine packed with paper tutorials, free templates and interviews with paper artists and crafters. For your chance … Continue reading Made in Paper – Free Giveaway