Christmas is coming…

The festive prep really has started over here, and the orders have started to arrive. I do love an organised shopper! I’m card making at every available moment, booking onto fairs, and advertising wreath workshops! All good fun! Recently, myself, Sarah’s Snuggles, and Pip & Joy, two other wonderful handmade businesses, joined together to support and promote small business and handmade products. Together we are … Continue reading Christmas is coming…

The right sort of impact

The postman strolls up the drive and pops a few letters through your door. You scoop them up and have a riffle through what’s come. Oh! A grin spreads across your face and your heart quickens a little – there’s an envelope here that looks like Aunty Sarah’s writing! You rip the seal open and pull out a beautiful handmade card. You gasp again, How wonderful! This is … Continue reading The right sort of impact

A great creative evening

You know me, I like getting creative and trying my hand at a new craft. And I’m not afraid to get my hands dirty… So pottery seemed a perfect activity for a Thursday night! Aliya hosted the social evening at her workshop – Clay Kiln Craft on Church Road, Crystal Palace. We had great fun each making a coil pot. She’s a great teacher, giving clear instruction and … Continue reading A great creative evening

The Paxton Centre

Here in Crystal Palace, we have an exciting new venture in our midst. Occupying what used to be The Paxton Arms pub, The Paxton Centre is the creative ambition of Beth Mander. Here’s what she says about the project, from their Facebook page: “The Paxton Centre is a collective creative meeting space in Crystal Palace. We offer a place for artists, designers and makers to … Continue reading The Paxton Centre