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January 2012

  • Creative Work

    Look Around

    This has been a confusing week. I almost didn’t buy something at the supermarket today because the use by date was February 27th and in my brain that was already past. I…

  • Books & Zines, Me Me Me

    Reading Outing

    At some point after I became self-employed, I starting thinking of daytime reading as an unacceptable indulgence, probably because I love reading and could happily do it all day every day. However,…

  • News

    Global Domination pt 2

    I had my first order from Russia this week, which inspired me to make a visited countries map for my parcels. As you can see, I am slowly taking over the world! Having…

  • News

    Last chance on the sale

    My end of year sale finishes on the 31st so make sure you don’t miss out! Once it’s over, all the Christmas things will be going away until the Autumn and the rest will…

  • Creative Work

    Wooden Brooches

    Look what’s arrived! Wooden Bread Slice brooches were super-popular last year so I’m glad to have a new batch. These have been redrawn and are cut from a slightly thinner wood but…

  • Creative Work

    Winners

    Time to pick the winners of my holiday giveaway. As promised, I split them into two lists and then used the random number generator. The winner of the Jammie Dodger pack is…

  • Creative Work

    You’re Sweet!

    Look, it’s my first new product of 2012 – a happy pancake card all ready for Valentine’s Day. I’ve been working on a new series of characters who are based on circles…

  • News

    The End of Book Hearts?

    It’s Friday the 13th so let’s have some bad news. Paperchase have stopped making the heart clips I use to make Book Heart bookmarks so it looks like the end is nigh!…

  • Books & Zines, Japan

    Japan Zine Round-up

    Mention the words ‘Japan’ and ‘travel’ in a zine description and I’ll pretty much immediately press buy. I love reading about other peoples’ trips and especially if they’ve gone to Japan. Whether…

  • News

    Free Zines!

    If you fancy buying any of my zines, it’s 3 for the price of 2 over at Pushpin Zines this week. Buy any 2 zines and you can add another one for…

  • bunny squares pattern - marceline smith
    Creative Work

    Some things of note

    I have clearly been on holiday too long as I opened Illustrator the other day, made the above pattern almost on autopilot and totally love it. Hopefully I can learn how to…