Personalised bags are now available in two new styles in my Etsy shop. They feature hand printed text in three assorted colours. Pick your poison: the name drawstring bag comes either in purple/green/pink or red/orange/blue. Honestly I don’t know which one I prefer. I particularly enjoy the soft clash of the colours. Of course if you’d… Continue reading New name bags in stock
Fellow crafters you know it too well: coming up with a new product involves a prototype phase. Which is a glorious mix of planning and talent and chance. By documenting integrally the process, designers/makers can save a lot of time and some of their sanity (for those of us who have any left).
We love gold don’t we? I mean I do, and according to Pinterest I’m not the only one. I have started collecting all these tutorials featuring golden accents and gold paint and all the goldy goodness in this Pinterest board called Touch of gold. Here is a selection of some of my favourites by really… Continue reading A touch of gold – DIY tutorials round-up
Today was shooting day. This is the way it works now in the studio. With new products to shoot all the time, I have decided to take pictures only once a week because of all the moving around furniture it involves. So at the beginning of the week, I set up the photo gear (have a… Continue reading Too bad you can’t smell this! Cottage lavender sachets makeover
Who knew one could crame that many yummy words in one single book title? Look: handmade, bags, natural, fabrics – isn’t it all a girl would dream of? Anyway that’s what went on in my brain when Tuttle Publishing asked if I wanted to review the book. I said something along the lines of: “Are you kidding… Continue reading Handmade Bags in Natural Fabrics – book review