Monday, 26 August 2013

summer loving...

cannot believe it is almost September...and thank god we have had a beautiful summer...

and lots to celebrate...myself and Martin got engaged...exciting times ahead...

my lovely Mum had her 80th more family celebrations..

and the shop has been so busy over the summer months..with lots of new and old customers..
and we had a lovely visit from one of my card suppliers cards by Alec..and his beautiful new wife..all the way from the Lake District..
and lovely handmade hearts..
campervan cushions...very popular..
personalised wedding hearts...
and now we are getting prepared for the festive season..

Thursday, 8 August 2013

New Month...

what a brilliant summer we have been enjoying...everyone is in great form and high
d we are really appreciating the simple getting clothes dried outside.....whilst I enjoyed getting the august windows finished..
some beautiful new stock of bags, scarves, cushions and wedding stuff..
this window is causing a bit of a stir...everyone loves Tunnocks..
plenty of colourful scarves and bags..
and no wedding is complete without a church this one handmade and painted in annie sloan™ Louis blue..
lots of personalised wedding gifts..
that's all three windows complete for another month..we hope you like them..

Tuesday, 16 July 2013

a walk in the park

I took a the country park...our local well maintained...

the winding river roe...on a calm summers evening..
the sun peeping through the trees...

lots of little signs..
old ruins...

old buildings..

Sunday, 7 July 2013

garden visit

this week I had the privilege of visiting a customers beautiful garden...set in the country..what a pleasure..

full of interesting features...this is their outside utility room..."washroom"...covered in creeping ivy..

love this door painted in different colours....
tucked away..old bike..
colourful baskets everywhere
garden swing
love this gate..

Sunday, 30 June 2013

end of term...

what a busy week....schools out for summer....and we had a creative week making personalised teacher gifts...just shows how everyone little pupil appreciate and love their teachers..
so despite the rush...we just kept calm and carried on...

and life is full of different celebrations...these hens were off to Blackpool to celebrate..
and birthday gifts for two little boys..
and love this little personalised house...for me...

Sunday, 9 June 2013

Craft Fair

What a lovely day for the Craft and Gift fair...and lovely to meet old and new crafters..and to meet so many new and old friends...
all set and ready to go and a big thankyou to the organisers @vale centre,...great job....
its the setting up that is the hard part!!
set up and ready to go...

choosing what to bring is always tricky....
so I just try to bring a selection of affordable gifts...

and a good day was had...good to be home and off to get the rest of this beautiful day..

Monday, 27 May 2013

visit to London..

I love London...the buzz, the shops, the theatres
and of coarse the lovely coffee houses....our first stop..bagels and coffee..

so after lunch...we were set to browse around...this little place is a hidden gem just off Oxford Street, St.Christophers Place...
the cutest little sweet shop..we did pay a visit...

one of my favourite shops...headed straight to the stationery department for some lovely wrapping paper..perfect for decoupage..

Sunday, 28 April 2013

fresh ideas

we almost into the month of May...just love the spring, although the weather is slowly taking its time to shine..but we just make the most of it....

stocking  some beautiful ribbons...dots, stripes, checks and words..

and getting some lovely new pieces in to the shop..
cute little houses...
things for boys..
things for girls..
and beautiful vintage cups and saucers..

and the arrival of our cute litte rag dolls, teddies and ballerinas..
and we still like to prepare for all the weddings..