Monthly Archives

January 2013

  • Crafts

    Minor Dressmaking

    I had hoped to do some dressmaking over Christmas but I was never in the zone. And if I’m not in the zone, I’ll just make a load of mistakes and have…

  • News, On-Demand News

    Valentines at Zazzle

    I’ve also added some Valentine’s Day designs to my Zazzle store so you can make your own personalised card. There’s space for a message on the front, or editable text, and lots…

  • News

    Time for Valentines!

    It’s easy to forget, when you’re too busy spending January trying to keep your fingers from developing frostbite, but it’s only a few weeks until Valentine’s Day. If you fancy picking up…

  • News

    Last Chances!

    By actual popular demand, 5 Year Diaries are back back back for one week only. This really is your last chance so get your order in if you missed out. They’re available…

  • Japan

    Tokyo Shopping Guide update

    With all the redesigning I’ve been doing lately, it was time to give my Tokyo Shopping Guide an overhaul too. I’ve removed a few dead links, tidied things up and added lots…

  • Japan, Shopping

    Surprise!

    I got this in the post the other day. A cute gift wrapped package from Aranzi Aronzo! There was no way it wouldn’t be good. Inside I found this adorable little panda…

  • Me Me Me, Shopping

    Christmas Gifts

    I think I’ve just about received all my Christmas gifts now so I thought I’d share. The ones above are mostly from Claire, who made my actual Christmas Day much more exciting…

  • Creative Work, News

    Hello new cards

    You may have noticed some changes in the Cards collection. Not only have a few designs disappeared for good, but I redesigned two of my more popular designs. Hello Bunny & Panda…

  • Japan, Shopping

    Nanoblocks

    In my Tokyo Shopping Guide, I suggest Nanoblock kits as a good gift to bring back as they’re so cute and Japanese, but they’re starting to be much more available worldwide now. So…

  • News

    Fun with charts

    I was doing some end of year admin at the weekend, like paying my taxes (boo!), doing my accounts (booo…actually I enjoy this…) and totting up my monthly sales for 2012. I…

  • Shopping

    Lucky Me

    I opened the door on Friday and had a box thrust at me by a Parcelforce delivery man. The box turned out to be from Deny Designs and contained a surprise gift…