Last November, I was lucky enough to be involved in an exciting pop- up shop held in the village where I live. Katie, the owner of luxury handmade accessories brand Marmaduke Scarlet lives in a beautiful beamed house situated right at the top of the hill. This lovely old house used to be a grocery… Continue reading Kentish Made – Celebrating Local and Handmade
The time is certainly flying by; I’ve blinked and suddenly we’re into November! In our house, the autumn so far has been a blur of school settling in and frequent illness. I do hope things have run a little smoother in your households? To cheer us all up, I’m running a giveaway over on my… Continue reading Star Earrings Giveaway!
After a glorious Summer, with hot sunshine continuing well into September, we’re only just beginning to feel the chill of Autumn. Although I dread the return of dark mornings and even darker nights as the evenings draw in, I do love the Autumn for the creative inspiration it provides. As you know, I love using… Continue reading Autumn Inspiration
Last Saturday I attended a Wedding Fayre in my home village of Staplehurst. The fayre was organised by Donna from Bombalicious who makes gorgeous bath bombs and soaps that make perfect wedding favours! Staplehurst has a beautiful Norman church and it was a lovely idea for the wedding fayre to be held there. It was… Continue reading A Wedding Fayre in Staplehurst
Everyone who knows me knows that I love roses. My love for these beautiful flowers borders on obsession! I just wish my garden was big enough to grow all the varieties which catch my eye. We moved house a few years ago and were only able to take two of our rose bushes with us.… Continue reading Vintage Lace and Roses
Leaves, recycled silver & lots of elbow grease! That’s what is involved in creating my eco silver leaf pattern pendants. These pendants are one of my favourite things to make. They are always popular, as being simple and elegant they can be worn for a variety of occasions, if not everyday! My leaf pattern pendants… Continue reading Making Eco Silver Leaf Pattern Pendants
A fortnight ago, I paid a visit to the Wealden Times Midsummer Fair. This annual summer fair showcases lots of lovely businesses, many of them local. All exhibitors are hand-picked for their high quality, craftmanship and design. The Midsummer fair was held at the beautiful Hole Park Gardens in Rolvenden, Kent. This rural Kent village… Continue reading A Visit to The Wealden Times Midsummer Fair