Sunday, 27 September 2015

Christmas Gift Wallets

Well i've started getting a few festive orders from some Christmas shopping early birds so it seems reasonable to start sharing a few Christmassy bits with you... (my apologies if even mentioning Christmas in September is entirely unreasonable in your view, i quite understand, its a funny old world we live in! :))

Personalised Christmas Gift Wallets

Do you remember the seed packet gift wallets i shared with you a few weeks ago? Well i've come up with a Christmassy version with gifts of money/tickets/vouchers in mind (or any small gift you'd like to make a bit more special - including seed packets of course!)

There are three designs to choose from, each decorated with a different applique design including a cotton panel personalised with the recipient's name.

Inside each wallet is a colourful fabric pouch for your gift as well as a brown paper panel for you to write a special message to the recipient.

They are priced £5.99 and are available to buy now from my Etsy shop. As always i look forward to hearing what you think of them!

Are you crafting for Christmas yet? I'm off over to Handmade Monday to find out! :)

Sunday, 20 September 2015

Sailing Boat Bunting

Hi all, i hope you've been enjoying some Autumnal sunshine this week?! We've had some lovely days here which has meant some precious opportunities to get some product photography done, as well as some beautiful country walks and blackberry picking, yum! :)

Sailing Boat Bunting

New in my shop this week is this sailing boat bunting, perfect for a coastal themed decor scheme or little boy's bedroom and available now from my Etsy shop, priced £9.00 for a six flag length.

The design features fabrics from my On The Open Ocean collection,

and matches with the sailing boat doorstop also available from my Etsy shop.

A slightly unseasonal offering this week but hopefully one my fellow seaside fans will enjoy :) I'm trying to hold off from showering you with festive delights too early... but that time is fast approaching!

See you over at Handmade Monday :) x 

Sunday, 13 September 2015

Black Cats For Halloween And Beyond!

I love black cats and i've discovered over a few years of creating designs featuring them that i'm not alone, in fact they seem to have a bit of a cult following! So this week i've added a few new items to my shop for my fellow black cat lovers :)

Black Cat Halloween Bunting

I chose Autumnal colours for this bunting with Halloween in mind but i think it would look super cute in the home of a cat lover at any time. Perhaps i will design a Spring/Summer version next year!

It features six flags on a string of rustic twine, each with a mischievous kitty cat.

Its priced £9 and available now from my Etsy shop.

Black Cat Doorstop And Notebook Cover

The other two black cat items to appear in my shop this week are a 'self-fill' door stop which has been out of stock for a while,

and personalised notebook cover (yes its the same one i showed you other week as part of a group but now it has its very own listing and new photos!)

Both the doorstop (£12) and notebook cover (8.99) are available now from my Etsy shop.

And that's it from me for this week! What have you been up to? I'm off over to Handmade Monday to find out :) x

Sunday, 6 September 2015

Running Whippet Cushions

Still working on building up stock for the busy season ahead... this week, whippet cushions!

Running Whippet Greyhound Cushion Covers

My Running Whippets Fabric is one of my most popular designs so i thought it was about time i made some cushion covers with it for all the whippet lovers out there to enjoy :) (although anyone who shares their life with a whippet will know they are complete sofa hoggers and likely to claim any cushion as their own!)

The design works equally well for greyhound fans i think, and of course dog lovers in general.

The covers are made to fit 30 x 50 cms cushions and come in two colour options, blue or pink.

They have an envelope closure at the back for easy removal of the cushion pad,

and the fabric is a linen/cotton blend with a lovely texture.

(Its available to buy for your own makes from my Spoonflower shop, where the design can also be purchase printed onto a whole range of fabrics, and even gift wrap and wall paper!)

The cushion covers are available now from my Etsy shop priced £25.50.

What have you been up to this week? I'm off to join in with Handmade Monday and find out :) x

Sunday, 30 August 2015

Fabric Notebook Covers

With thoughts of my busiest months being just around the corner i've begun trying to stock up my shop and this week i've been working on notebook covers...

Fabric Notebook Covers

All of my covers feature original Free Spirit Designs fabrics. Pets are always a popular choice so i've included two cat designs and some pink flying pugs (you don't see them everyday! :))

Also new is a cover featuring my Garden Peas design - perfect for a garden journal.

As you can see i offer the option to have your cover personalised.

They also come complete with a recycled paper notebook,

which of course can easily be replaced once it runs out.

The other designs currently available are 'Island Escape' and Butterfly Meadow'

and i'd be happy to make up a cover featuring any of my other designs as long as i have the fabric in stock. I'm also very happy to make them in sizes other than A5, just get in touch and let me know what you're after.

The price for a cover, including notebook is £8.99, or £11.99 if you would like it personalised - they are available now from my Etsy shop.

Anyone else starting to think about stocking up for the winter months? I'm off to Handmade Monday to find out!

Sunday, 23 August 2015

Seed Packet Gift Wallets

Hi all, hope you are well and enjoying some late summer sun? There's something about a sunny day that gets the creative juices flowing isn't there... We've had some gorgeous days this week and i've had fun coming up with some new products the first of which i'm looking forward to showing you today :)

Seed Packet Gift Wallets

I love receiving seeds as a present, its the little gift that keeps on giving! Its such a joy when they grow into something lovely and it really does remind you of the person who gave them to you. Its nice to see more people choosing to give seed packets as favours for their wedding guests these days and i think they work just as well on other occasions too, especially marking new beginnings or memorable occasions.

So, all of this got me thinking and i decided it would be fun to come up with some seed gift wallets, just to make the gift of a packet of seeds a bit more fancy!

I've chosen three of the fabrics from my Gardeners World collection (all available to buy from my Spoonflower shop),

and paired them with hessian and unbleached organic cotton to create a rustic looking wallet with plenty of room for a seed packet or two.

Along with room for the seeds, there is an internal brown paper panel for writing a message to the recipient. I'm also offering the option to have the wallet personalised with a name on the outside.

They are available to buy now from my Etsy shop priced £5.50, or £6.25 with a name on the front. As always, i look forward to hearing what you think!

What have you been up to this week? I'm off over to Handmade Monday to find out! See you there x

Sunday, 16 August 2015


Hello! Its been a while since my last post so its great to be back chatting to you again :) I've got lots to share too - as always i look forward to hearing your thoughts...!

Baby Bibs And Burp Cloths

Its been a busy few weeks for me on the home front but in the quiet times i've been working on stocking up a new section in my Etsy shop especially dedicated to babies.

Its been sooooo much fun picking fabrics from my collections to suit little people :) I've paired them with super soft and absorbent organic bamboo fleece (that regular readers will know i'm a huge fan of) to make a range of pretty yet practical dribble bibs and burp cloths.

Baby Dribble Bibs

I love the look of bandanna style bibs and they're perfect for keeping dribbling babies clean and dry (i may add to the range in the future with some larger scoop style bibs more suited to catching food spills) - let me know if this is something you'd like to see!

The bibs all have easy to use velcro closures with an adjustable neck size to take baby through its first year (and possible beyond, depending on size!)

There are currently six designs to choose from - priced £5.75 each.

There is also a set of three, priced £15.50.

Both can now be found in the new Babies section of my Etsy shop.

Baby Burp Cloths

I've also designed some burp cloths to match the bibs - the bamboo fleece is super absorbent, perfect for catching any manner of dribbles and spills with the pretty fabric decoration you can stay looking stylish and lovely all the while :)

They're available to buy as matching bib and burp cloth sets at the moment (priced £12), although i intend to list them to buy on their own too soon.

The designs available so far are Spring flowers in sunshine yellow,

Spring Flowers in fresh green,

and Butterfly Meadow.

What do you think of the range so far, is there anything baby related you think would make a good addition?

I'm so looking forward to visiting Handmade Monday this week and finding out what you've all been up to... see you over there! xx