Super Duper Fair are now accepting applications from stall holders wishing to take part in their craft fair in November, a Grundy Art Gallery event co-inciding with the Blackpool Illuminations Christmas Lights Switch On. The event will be taking place in the Floral Hall of Winter Gardens on the 19th with over 60 stall holders[.....]
Archive for May, 2011
I love handmade stuff, I love miniature stuff and I’m a big kid at heart so it is therefore my great pleasure to introduce Two Penny Lane who craft children-inspired miniature jewellery. Many of the items are made from dolls house accessories and make unassuming references to popular children’s stories such as Alice in Wonderland,[.....]
Sarah over at Roobarb is offering the fabulous prize giveaway of this strawberry themed passport holder and one of the three pictured ice cream prints, and entering couldn’t be easier. All you have to do is join Roobarb on their blog, Twitter or Facebook and leave a comment to say which print you would like[.....]
Attention upcycling fans!
Last week saw the launch of SemiDomesticated’s new online boutique. Already an established pop-up shop operating out of Berlin in Germany, SemiDomesticated decided to launch an online version of their shop to sell the recycled, handmade or re-appropriated wares from a range of designers and craftspeople. Their beautifully constructed blog already promotes the[.....]
This is the time of year that brings lots of uninvited and often unwelcome guests into your home. I’m talking about the spider that constructs a home in the corner, the wasp looking for a nesting spot, the beetle walking across the floor feeling right at home, not to mention the mosquitoes that come for[.....]
I shall keep it short and sweet for the final day of our colour week feature with this quirky little number. For today’s violet theme I have chosen this t-shirt by Dark Cycle Clothing from Tampa, US. It seems that the Orange Optimist is not the only one to feature animals on bikes and I[.....]
Day 6: Indigo
It’s the penultimate day of Indie Quarter’s Colour Week which brings us nicely on to indigo.
Today we’re featuring these wonderfully classy wall papers for children (or perhaps childish adults) by Victoria Cramsie of Paperboy. These designs came to fruition after an unsuccessful search for wallpaper appropriate for her growing boys. The colours selected[.....]
Day 5: Blue
In the interests of variety, today’s Colour Week blog post features handmade pottery fresh from the studio of Susan Frankel of Caractacus Pots. She describes the moment she opens her kiln door as being like Christmas morning, and I think her enthusiasm for what she does really comes across in her work.