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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 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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Handmade Haworth

I love going ‘home’ to the rolling Yorkshire hills, fresh air and friendly locals but my trips home are even better when they include visiting craft fairs and meeting fellow Folksy peeps. Hence, this weekend being a good one. I happened to be at home only a mile from Haworth when I heard that handmade… Read more »

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Handmade wedding!

Well hello, we’re back! The madness of planning for a handmade wedding is now over and worth every second. After 6 months of what feels like non-stop making to finally see it all come together on the most amazing day of our lives not only brought a smile to ours (and hopefully everyone else’s) faces… Read more »

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October Folkfest – Day 21

Handover has been and gone, or not as the case may be… does anybody else have projects that just don’t ever seem to end and neither do the problems? Having said that the shop (and shopping centre) opens a week today so there’s no choice but to finish soon! Ok, mini rant over, hope everyone… Read more »

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October Folkfest – Day 2

Well it’s finally the weekend and time for a much needed break. My boyfriend is in Birmingham this weekend with some friends as he’s DJing at BPM so I met up with a couple of friends from work to go to an open day at the papered parlour in Clapham, which wasn’t as big as… Read more »

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Folksy Friday – technology

As I’ve just got an iphone (and am now addicted to it!) I thought this week’s Folksy Friday would be technology… I wouldn’t consider myself as technologically minded, although my boyfriend would definitely class himself as a geek, but given the amount of time I spend commuting I think it’s great to be able to… Read more »

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Showcase Sunday – Laura’s Little Lovelies

There’s nothing like a bit of alliteration on a Sunday afternoon! Today I decided to features Laura’s Little Lovelies as my Folksy showcase for 3 reasons: 1. Her jewellery is amazingly pretty 🙂 I especially like the swooping swallow earrings, pink flower bracelet, and felt corsage brooch. 2. I’ve been tweeting to Laura on twitter,… Read more »