FAMILIAR THINGS OUT OF THE ORDINARY

A glance through recent Etsy Blog posts led me to this article which in turn led me to the beautiful work of New England painter Jeremy Miranda. His green houses are ablaze with a beautiful warmth and tropical heat, but it's the greys that got me. Paintings of familiar things that somehow seem extraordinary, in all the colours ...

LITTLE TREASURES MADE BY HAND

I have been thinking about this wonderful project the last couple of weeks and suddenly realised I had better get my skates on, so I am happy to share that today I made my pledge for a copy of the beautiful book Little Treasures: Made by Hand by Pia Jane Bijkerk. It features over 50 ...

CHARLESTON WORKSHOP READER OFFER

I am so excited today! Fancy a day out being creative with a friend in inspiring surroundings? The lovely peeps over at my favourite East Sussex country home Charleston are letting me share with you the ‘Introduce a friend to Charleston’ offer, with each full price workshop ticket bought another can be bought for half ...

ETSY ROUND UP WITH A HINT OF BLUE

Gathering together some Etsy Favourites to share with you. Woodland Creatures Mask Set-kissmego, Goose Feather fringe-Kimonos Feathers, Astral Teepee tank-Bark Decor, Lace Charm Stone Necklace-REBEL by FATE, Ocean green and gold earrings-Roots and Feathers, Whale on a wing-Evan B Harris, Ocean blue stoneware mugs-Di Terra, Wonder cat print-What Katie Does, Trio of chalk board tablets-Peg ...

RENEGADE CRAFT FAIR LONDON 2012

Just some of the wonderful things that will be for sale at the Renegade Craft Fair in London this September. I have long watched the unfolding of beautiful stalls at these fairs all over America, and for the 2nd time The Renegade Craft Fair will be held in London's Old Truman Brewery, at 81 Brick ...

KEY LARGO

After years of indecision I have finally found a pair of sun glasses I want to commit to. These vintage style Key Largo frames (top) from Rock Optica. I got them in classic black and quartz with a graduated tint. Designed by Tom Herrington (bottom picture, black tie) and modelled in tortoiseshell by the beautiful Katherine, ...