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and so the story began... April 02, 2015 11:30

Back in 2009, I was sitting in a costa coffee trying to revive myself after another sleep deprived night and pondering what to do for the rest of the day.  At the time I'd just had my first child Chloe and decided to spend the afternoon decorating and personalising her bedroom (well as much as you can get done with a 2 month old baby!!). I'd always been interested in crafts and design and have painted from a young age, but before becoming a mother I'd never had the opportunity to give it as much time and dedication as I would have liked. I'd seen products on the market that had given me ideas and inspiration, but I'd always rather get my hands dirty and create the look and feel myself. I set about decorating some wooden letters that I had at home, hand painting each letter of Chloe's name with an individual style. Read more...


Plaques of all shapes, sizes and interests! February 27, 2015 08:46

I absolutely love creating new plaque designs and am always pleased to receive orders requesting something unusual. I recently had a request for a plaque based on trains because the customer's son loved trains, particularly Virgin trains! I'm definitely used to children with 'particular' (unusual) interests; my son Louis isn't into trains at all but loves animals, his personal favourites being cows and brown (?!) hippos. He even had a hippo themed birthday party for his 3rd birthday. It's on my to do list to create a hippo plaque for him but I'm not expecting this design to catch on and be a best seller! Read more...


I need to be prepared for next Christmas! January 06, 2015 00:00

I was completely and utterly unprepared for the sheer volume of orders I received at Christmas. Read more...