15 May 2013
We’re having a HUGE SALE over on our online store to make room for our brand new Fiesta Range, due to be launched shortly after the sale ends, one week from now!
Here are my top 5 picks of the sale!
All our collaboration brooches are just $10.50!!! This Mel Stringer Penny P Heart brooch is irresistible at just $10.50!
And this Peppermint Daydreams Gumball Monster Necklace is just $14.50!
Our super cute and ever-popular swan planter is on sale for the first time ever and is now just $24.50!
And who could live without a pair of hedgehog studs for just $17.50!And finally the perfect pair of hot air balloon bobbies for just $10!
We hope you all find something to love for a very special price. The sale is only on for ONE WEEK ONLY, so get in while stocks last. Then stay tuned for our new special new little friends, shaking their maracas into your life, very soon! Kx
7 May 2013
Lately I’ve been making lots of new goodies for this special event below, happening at the end of this month. I’m sharing a big stall with Kirbee Lawler, which is a promise for there to be way too many cute rabbit things on offer for you to be able to decide on one.
I’ve been working on tonnes of new plates and doilies.
Handcut magnet sets..
And even found time to list a few new pretties on etsy last week!
I’ve also been going blind painting teeny blythe brooches for the upcoming Blythefest stall I’m running with mum.
Oh and theres a cute little giveaway happening over on Frankies’ blog, here. Enter to win one of four cute winter bunny couple brooches by me! Kx
24 April 2013
I’ve had a bit of luck lately at the op shops, mainly because I’ve been making a huge effort to duck into them as often as I can. I picked up a pile of vintage doilies.
This crazy 80′s panther brooch.
This adorable turtle art smock!
Several granny rugs, this one is such great colours.
And a plethora of vintage dresses, a few of these were hiding in my old wardrobe at mums place!
And one of my very favourite things to find, a couple of great coloured vintage belts!
And last but not least, I’ve been a little cape-obsessed coming into winter. This adorable fluffy little blonde number was too cute to leave behind! Fake fur of course. Kx
17 April 2013
Another few sneak peeks of our colourful new range. These are some first round samples, we’re almost all decided on colours and then we get to share them all with you! YAY! Kx
17 April 2013
One of the things I look forward to most about winter is rugging up in lots of layers and pulling out my favourite woollen scarves, socks and cardigans. Every year mum takes on a new winter knitting project, and this year I suggested a hexagon cardigan, inspired by this amazing Tiny Owl Knits Beekeeper quilt I’ve had my eye on for a long time.
And here is what she came up with, in record time, in ALL my favourite colours.
It is beyond good, right? Every now and then the hexies feature florals, bows, cute little animals and even a little skull on my sleeve. I cannot believe how beautifully it turned out. Now I’m REALLY willing the cooler weather to hurry. Kx
10 April 2013
My new little tokissi arrived last week! I pre-ordered her so long ago I almost forgot she was coming!
She’s a little bit cute!
I think I like her best because she’s so pastel and pretty. She even has pink eyes! I also chopped off my mint green middies’ hair this weekend and now I like her much more. Next I think I’ll customise her face. Kx
8 April 2013
You know when sometimes you have funny little things you joke about with your friends? Like saying, “Imagine if we found an original 1972 Kenner Blythe in an op shop ones day!” Yeah, well, that is the ongoing thing Kirbee and I have been joking about since we met last year. It’s kind of one of those things that every Blythe girl dreams about. And then when we started op shopping together a few months ago we’d say it more and more often, creating more and more elaborate stories about how it would happen, how little we’d pay, how we’d fight each other for it (not really) and how we’d just pull one out of a dump bin of bratz dolls and Voila, our very own op-shop Kenner.
Well, yeah….that thing….it KIND OF HAPPENED LAST WEEK! We did a quick stop into salvos on our way home on the off chance of finding a bambi or a cute dress…but instead we quickly discovered THIS in the glass cabinet. Clearly someone knew she shouldn’t be tossed in the bin, but didn’t quite know why.
And this is her, in her original outfit and everything! She is horribly manky. She’s been reglued, rescrewed and completely loved TO DEATH, but surprisingly there is nothing that WRONG with her. And can you believe we paid a measly $30 for this little gem? She was even insultingly labelled as “Parts”, the poor thing!
So her legs and head are a little bit gross, but there’s nothing that we wont be able to fix or replace.
And either way, we love her. And now there’s one less thing on that “do before you die” list. This really isn’t something that happens a lot…or you know, EVER. It really was the best day. Kx
5 April 2013
I’ve made a bunch of new things lately I thought I’d share with you here. These little brooches are always super popular at the Finders Keepers Markets but I’ve released the whole range on etsy now for anyone who might have missed out.
There are 16 characters to choose from but this one (the newest) has by far been the most popular! My Moonrise kingdom bunny illustration is perfect on this tiny heart shaped brooch.
I also have been making cute vintage doilies with my illustrations on them! here are a few of my favourites.
And of course it wouldn’t be right to not share a few new plates! It’s so nice having a clean white wall in a bright sun lit room to photograph them on again. Kx