North Wiltshire Sustainability Day

On Saturday I attended the first North Wiltshire Sustainability Day which was a mixture of speakers and displays finishing off with a musical performance from Talis Kimberley and her band. The theme of the day was discussing the practical ways that the local...

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I have been working on some new designs ready for adding to my stalls and Etsy shop as Christmas gifts. The previous one of this design sold for a Father’s Day gift, but I have been waiting for some of the little wooden decorations to arrive, so I can make a new...

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When it gets to mid August, you know that parents of little ones are gearing up with them starting school or nursery. I have been working on a personalised version of my First Day of School frame that keeps it affordable. A name can still be added in tiles if you...

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I am only making the odd album at present as I am waiting for some new wooden decorations to arrive. I thought this one would be fun as an ‘end of summer’ album – I’m not sure whether to offer the choice of ‘My Adventures’ or...

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I am continuing to take more photos and write up listings of Christmas decorations. Each item runs on Etsy for 4 months, so starting in July and August gives them a good run coming up to Christmas, especially for decorations, that people tend to want...

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This weekend I have a stall at a three day music festival in our village. As it is essentially a family event, I am working on having a variety of gifts suitable for all ages – as well as trying to sell some of my ‘end of line’ items in a sale box!...

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I’m working on this Star Baker sign, ready to take to a fair on Saturday. If it doesn’t sell, it will probably be in my Etsy shop next week. EDIT: This Star Baker sign is now available in my Etsy shop...

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Today I’m working on a frame that will be a gift for a party that we are going to at the weekend. I am not going to load up the full photo until after the event, as although the recipients are not likely to see it, I don’t want their family seeing it in...

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I am working on a variety of items for some summer fairs this week. I got a late booking at a Creative Market that is happening this weekend, so I am checking that I have enough stock to ensure I have a full table at four different events this summer. This is a photo...