A little while ago I blogged about Bonbi Forest and Lee May’s menagerie of animal doodles. Since then Lee May has expanded her empire and created the Bonbi Forest Indie Emporium. As well as Lee May’s own range of hand printed t-shirts and quirky jewellery, you can now shop for indie inspired[.....]
Archive for the ‘Friday Afternoon Surfing’ Category
Well it certainly is cold outside. And inside for that matter. I’ve been shivering for the last few weeks and have taken to working in my fingerless gloves and scarf.
If you feel the cold then stay snug as bug in these cosy neckwarmers. They’re available to buy from the fabulous[.....]
If cute, kawaii and kitsch is your thing, you’ll fall instantly in love with On Cherry Lane. The brainchild of Rebecca and David Nia, this delightful haven of all things pretty is chock full of indie surprises and unusual Japanese imports. Quirky plushies rub shoulders with bunny earrings and peapod necklaces jostle with[.....]
For the last few years Hannah Zakari has been ‘the’ place to shop for handmade jewellery. With an unrivalled selection of unusual baubles and trinkets, the Glasgow based online shop has become synonymous with indie style.
Well, it just got bigger. With a brand spanking new design and loads of new features,[.....]
Mahar Drygoods is a real gem of a site for Friday afternoon surfing. It’s stocked full of vintage and artisan crafted goods for kids. Owner Robert Mahar collaborates with more than two dozen indie designers, artists and craftspeople, many of whom create items exclusively for his shop.
The site has a lovely nostalgic[.....]
Introducing Locher’s. In 2001 Swiss born Nicole Locher opened her design atelier in Paris. Combining objets trouv? from London and Paris flea markets with modern fashion, she has created a style all of her own.
After finding an embroidered handkerchief from the turn of the century it became Nicole’s mission to bring back this[.....]
tomate d’?pingles is a wonderful Etsy store offering a quirky range of jewellery, accessories and stationery made from vintage, recycled, retro and new materials. Like the flat notecards for example, shown at the top of the post. They’re hand embroidered and feature gorgeous multicoloured vintage repurposed buttons.
I’ve picked out a few more[.....]
Paper Flower Girl is an emporium of all things pretty. Earrings, toys, pincushions, bags and brooches are all handmade from a mixture of recycled and/or natural materials.
Wool felts and linens are layered and stitched to produce cute flower brooches. Vintage buttons are given a new lease of life as[.....]