Winter Sale

As a thank you for your support I am offering 10% off my Etsy shop this week, and 50% of all sales will be going to Refugee START

Lucky Little Lucy

Introducing the newest Accidental Vix model, and thanking a few sewing friends along the way.

Easy Easter Activities

We used some family time to be creative with our Easter presents this year… pet rock rabbits and chocolate eggs of course!

Fab furniture on a budget

When our studio was finally finished, the first thing to go up was our custom shelving, designed by me and made by hubby old scaffolding boards

Leeds Corn Exchange – Live Sketch

A quick recap of pushing myself out of my comfort zone for a live sketching session at Leeds Corn Exchange for The Great Yorkshire Shop

2017 Secret Valentine Exchange

I never need an excuse to send pretty post but when I saw the Secret Valentine Exchange on Instagram on the day it closed for entries I knew I had to sign up

Magical Lantern Festival

Some creative inspiration despite the -1ºc temperature at the Magic Lantern Festival, Leeds

Spanish sketching

A recent holiday was the start of me trying to get back into sketching, and feeling very rusty

Tuesday Talent – Sean Mort

Time to get back to showcase some of my favourite indie designers/makers for the first Tuesday Talent of the year with Sean Mort Print Shop

Handmade Christmas

With too much political turmoil hanging over 2016 I decided to start the year reflecting on our handmade Christmas instead

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  • Folksy Listings – Day 24

    Well it’s been a bit of a rollercoaster of a day to follow a rollercoaster of a week! Had a good time having a picnic in the park with my friend and my boyfriend, watching the world go by and some adorable children running around and generally having fun… But I’ve also been in a… Read more »

  • Folksy Listings – Day 23

    I know it’s day 24 but I had some very sad news yesterday that my Aunty had been in a boating accident in Florida and is in a critical condition in hospital, my uncle was also in the accident but we think he is going to be ok.  So I have everything crossed, and am… Read more »

  • Folksy Listings – Day 22

    Yay!! I have to say I’ve had a great day, and want to share my good news with you all – I accepted a permanent position at work today 🙂 Although I’ve enjoyed the freedom of freelancing since I was made redundant (and at times it’s been great to have more time for crafty/Folksy things)… Read more »

  • Folksy Listings – Day 21

    We’re on the home stretch (thought I’d get the marathon puns in early – just realised the London marathon is on my birthday this year!) Only 9 days to go I keep telling myself as another 9 items seems like a marathon in itself at the moment.  My full-time job and commute don’t allow much… Read more »

  • Folksy Listings – Day 20

    2/3 of the way through… 10 days to go… 5 days till my birthday… and what felt like the worst day in my current job so far! Had a really stressful day, trying to manage client expectations and being close to tears of frustration with having to type minutes in excel, but I’m home and… Read more »

  • Folksy Listings – Day 19

    Well I was spending too much time enjoying the sun back home in Yorkshire with my family (and doing some work in the garden) at the weekend I didn’t get time to post my faves from the Folksy Foolers, so here are my Monday picks with a black theme to contrast my white wedding card…… Read more »

  • Folksy Friday – Home Sweet Home

    Well I’m a bit disappointed yesterday was the first day I missed adding my faves from the Folksy Foolers, but I was working late with work and everything was going wrong… but I’m back! Today’s listing was another card featuring Freddie, this time my ‘thumbs up’ card perfect for a thank you card.  My Bessie… Read more »

  • Folksy Listings – Day 14

    Very quick post tonight as I have some sketches to finish for work… As we’re half way through the week I thought I’d list something a bit different today, so you can now buy my snowbear illustration on Folksy!  Perfect for a little boy’s room, or just somewhere needing a touch of ‘cute.’ Here  are… Read more »

  • Folksy Listings – Day 13

    Almost half way through (or so I keep telling myself!) and I’m beginning to run out of ideas nevermind time to convert the ideas to reality – need to get my thinking cap on, which isn’t that easy after a long and creative day at work! But for today I have listed a birthday treat… Read more »