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#Blogboost 8 – Luulla

As I’m having a blue day today I couldn’t help browsing Luulla’s fab shops to cheer me up so here are some more of my faves from the supplies category as my mind wonders off to a happy creative place: Ayarina – Ninja turtle buttons (I’m always up for customising clothes, and these would be perfect on… Read more »

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#Blogboost 7 – Luulla

I can’t believe Monday has come round again already, and I have to admit today isn’t a particularly good day so my fave Luulla choices today are from handmade dolls and miniatures as they’re so cute they cannot help but make me smile: Gingermelon – Little Ellie pattern (Today is not a good day to… Read more »

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#Blogboost 6 – Luulla

As our plan is to have a relaxed Sunday (ok, so most of my days could be considered that at the moment as I can’t get out of the house very easily on my crutches) today’s Luulla faves are from Bath and Beauty: Simplicity cosmetics – Vegan tinted lipbalm (I’m all for any cosmetics that… Read more »

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#Blogboost 5 -Luulla

Now I’ve started choosing my top 3 items from each category on Luulla I am on a roll, and can’t resist browsing the other fab shops even if it’s a difficult decision to choose just 3! So today’ faves are from the Accessories section: Galactytes – Retro camera pack, 4 pin back buttons (Love these illustrations,… Read more »

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#Blogboost 4 – Luulla

I have been selling on Folksy now for 2 years and there are things I love, the main being that it is UK based, and things that I am falling out of love with but I will continue to stock my shop as I believe in supporting British handmade and independent businesses. However, I decided… Read more »

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#Blogboost 2 – Musical inspiration

Now we’ve returned back to London it’s time to get into a routine and back to being creative as much to distract from the pain as the fact that I can’t sit and do nothing. I had my first physio session of the year this morning, which wasn’t as bad as I was expecting and… Read more »

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#Blogboost 1 – Happy new year

Let’s start with Happy New Year! New year, new aspirations and new challenges lie ahead so here’s my first adventure (notice it’s not a ‘resolution’) to write the equivalent of one blog each day in January inspired by a tweet about #blogboost from Creativesque. Admittedly I’ve missed the first 2 days so will have to catch… Read more »

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Get well soon fabric…

Well I’ve been out of hospital a week now, and am on the slow road to recovery despite the pain. I won’t bore you with the trials and tribulations of my operation, complications in recovery and return home but I’m feeling a little sorry for myself. I’ve tried creative distraction techniques to forget the pain,… Read more »

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Happy orchid

Life is definitely a challenge at the moment, so it is good to wake up and open the blinds to see my happy orchid looking back at me. Why is it so rewarding when you can actually manage to keep a plant alive? If it wasn’t for my mother-in-law’s words of wisdom my orchids would… Read more »