So by now you all know that I’m a big fan and supporter of Etsy, if you’re still not sold on the wonderful indie international marketplace of Etsy, the upcoming Etsy Made Local pop-ups may just be for you. Top sellers from 13 cities and towns across the UK are joining forces to bring their wares to awesome pop-ups 5th-6th December, so get your butt off the sofa and go check out some clever clogs in a town near you. To give you a little inspiration, I’ve chosen some of my fave pieces from my fave three cities on the list to share with you, so read on to discover some cute crafts in time for Christmas!
So it wouldn’t be right for me to be writing these Etsy gift guides without doing one that addresses one of my blog’s main themes, beauty! We all know those big brands you can find on the high street, but there’s also some pretty awesome indie beauty brands knocking about which you may not have seen before. In this guide I’m going to show you my picks of Etsy’s beauty offerings. Click read more if you’d like to find the retailer’s info.
One of the things that I love about the internet is the way that you can easily find the niche community that suits your fancy, it’s through one of these communities (Black Milk Clothing) that I had the pleasure of meeting the lovely Cassia, who recently launched her own jewellery brand, Peppermint Puff. The minute […]
A few weeks ago, I pottered along to Lush Covent Garden with Kellie from Big Fashionista and a bunch of other lovely bloggers to discover Lush’s new make your own workshop experience. As some of you know, I do have a strong love/hate relationship with Lush. I honestly love their products and the basic concept […]
On Saturday we visited the Renegade Fair with our friends, the Renegade Fair is a arts and crafts fair that started in America and brings together the coolest crafters and makers. It look place at the Old Truman Brewery in Shoreditch. There was so much talent there, so I’m going to write a few blog […]
I know, I know, cliched blog title alert on a very current topic that you are maybe almost done with! I just HAD to do a Jubilee post as I am actually quite excited about the Jubilee but feeling sad because I’ve been out of the loop and haven’t really organised anything to celebrate. So […]
With the Royal Jubilee just around the corner, I thought I would take some British inspiration for this week’s Folksy Friday. I’m not going to go for the typical union jacks and pictures of Queenie though, I’m sharing with you one of my favourite purveyors of quintessentially British biscuit couture, Nikki McWilliams! You will hopefully have seen Nikki’s handy […]
Ok, so this is going to hopefully be a new regular thing from me, to get me back to my roots of searching out fantastic handmade, independent and quirky small brands. If you haven’t already seen Folksy, it’s the UK version of Etsy and is filled of affordable, beautiful, quirky products of all sorts and kinds, well […]
Ok I’m back to blogging with a vengeance now I know I can write pretty well via my iPhone and now with the addition of my camera apps I have no excuse to get some good blogs done! I’ve just used up the last of my Lush Hair Moisturiser, H’suan Wen Hua. I love it! […]