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April 2016

  • daffodils
    Sales & Offers

    Weekend Wrap Up

    It’s been a weird weather week with lovely spring sunshine (and white daffodils!) plus heavy snow showers. I can’t wait to get over to hot sunny Japan! Less than two weeks to…

  • april 2016 wallpaper
    Monthly Reviews

    April Round Up

    Goodbye April! Now it’s almost time for GOING TO JAPAN. Fave 5 from the blog My long weekend Up North Designing a rug How to plan your Japan trip using my new guide Recent…

  • banana brooches
    News

    Happy Accident

    A couple of weeks ago, I unpacked a new order of acrylic pieces from the laser cutters and realised my bananas were in the wrong colour of yellow. I kind of liked…

  • afternoon tea gift wrap set
    News

    Afternoon Tea Gift Wrap

    Back in 2010, I ordered my first two wrapping paper designs including Cakeify & Friends. That design was discontinued a couple of years ago, so it’s nice to have the characters back…

  • bunny vase
    Sales & Offers

    Weekend Wrap Up

    I wrote this post last weekend with some really special offers and then I forgot to schedule it and now there aren’t many this week. Sorry for my stupid holiday brain. Spring…

  • rug design
    Creative Work

    Design a Rug

    While finishing up lunch at Knockando Wool Mill, I spotted this leaflet, and couldn’t ignore a challenge like that. Despite my woeful lack of art materials, I was pretty pleased with the…

  • boyne castle
    Travel

    Weekend Up North

    I recently spent a long weekend visiting my family before I head off to Japan. The weather was….interesting. We had beautiful sunny days and also quite a few showers of snow and hailstones. On…

  • pineapple sticker
    News

    Vinyl Stickers are Back!

    Ever since I joined Redbubble, my die cut vinyl stickers have been a runaway success. They’re probably the most purchased product of anything I’ve ever made. I just bought a whole pile…

  • liberty x uniqlo
    Shopping

    Recent Clothing Purchases

    Now that my Japan trip is coming up really fast, I have been loosening the purse strings a little to prepare. Mostly I have been buying clothes as the average temperature for…

  • sakura pillows
    On-Demand News

    Sakura Blossoms at Zazzle

    There’s still little sign of spring here in Scotland, but you can find lots of blossoms in my Zazzle store including reversible pillows. The pattern looks especially sweet on all the products that…