Monthly Archives

June 2008

  • Events

    Portsoy Boat Festival

    You may not think the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival has much to offer you but you’d be surprised! It takes place in the pretty coastal town of Portsoy every year and there’s…

  • Creative Work

    Thank You!

    Cakeify is here to say THANK YOU. I think he’s thanking you for continuing to read my blog. I was faffing yesterday and read a thread on the Etsy forums about appreciation…

  • Shopping

    Pretty Things on Poppytalk Handmade

    Top: Little Black Rabbit, Nice, Cabin & Cub Middle: La Pomme, Loot by Stina, Sirena con Jersey Bottom: Papeiraarre, Abigail Paper, F2 Images I’ve been have a good browse around the stalls…

  • Events

    Dennistoun Craft Fair

    I had a great day at the Dennistoun Craft Fair yesterday. It was the first one organised there, so I wasn’t sure what to expect but it turned out to be a…

  • Creative Work

    Sketchbook Nonsense

    I’ve got too many ideas going on in my head right now. Lots of them are gocco-related but I need to make sure I work them through properly and not just rush…

  • Events

    Here Comes The Sun

    Lots of news for you. First up, I am part of this month’s Poppytalk Handmade market, which has a lovely Summer theme. You can browse my virtual stall or have a look…

  • Creative Work

    I Love Buttons

    Hands up who loves buttons? Well, the fabric gocco prints have been ironed and tested in the washing machine and can be revealed as drawstring bags! There are two colours available –…

  • Crafts

    Gocco experiments

    Well, here is one of my new gocco prints. If you remember the button drawings I did the other month, I finally got around to doing something with them. I have a…

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    Japan

    Ghibli Museum

    I’m a massive fan of the anime films of Studio Ghibli (creators of Spirited Away, My Neighbour Totoro, Howl’s Moving Castle, Princes Mononoke etc.) so the first time we visited Japan in…

  • News

    Summer Blooms

    I hope it’s been as sunny near you as it has been in Glasgow! It’s almost too hot for me but I’ll be needing the practice before I go to Bangkok. I…