November, 2009

Find crEATe on Facebook

Just a quick post to make folks aware of the crEATe 2009 Facebook event. It’s an Open Event so if you’re a facebooker you can RSVP and invite any cake-lovers you might know to come along too. See you there! (Click HERE for the crEATe 2009 Blog)

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Nikki Made @ Beco Boutique

Nikki Made @ Beco Boutique

Badges by Nikki Made are now stocked by Dundee’s Beco Boutique. If you havn’t discovered this little gem already, it’s located on the second floor of the Wellgate centre. The range I created for Beco’s reflects the boutique’s philosophy of eco-friendliness through vintage and remade clothing and accessories. My range of badge designs include funky vintage printed hankerchiefs (from 1960…that’s…

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crEATe 2009

crEATe 2009

I’d like to announce an event which I am organising on the 10th of December this year at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design. It’s called crEATe 2009 and combines my all time two favourite things- Cake and Art! There’ll be an open call for submissions for a Cake and Edible sculpture competition, which will be judged by…

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Hard Work Pays Off

The Handmade Heaven fair at the Hannah Maclure Centre yesterday was great fun: I met loads of like-minded people as well as selling a good few badges! Thank you to everyone who came along and helped to make it a success. Along with some other artists, I even got a wee mention in the Press and Journal.

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My Badges at Plaisir

My Badges at Plaisir

I am delighted to announce that my badges will soon be stocked by a beautiful boutique called Plaisir in Biggar. They have a great selection of fabulous artwork and design, handmade, and designer clothes, which can be followed at their blog. They currently have a bathtub filled with teacakes…which should mean my badges will feel at home!

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Cake Expo 2009

Cake Expo 2009

Having looked at my last few blog posts I’ve realised the overwhelming presence of Tunnock’s in my life at the moment! To diversify (alebit only slightly…from biscuit to cake) I’ve decided to post an album of some of the cakes that I have made over the last few years. The one in the photo above was for a friend’s birthday,…

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My First Follower!

I am very pleased to have my first Blog follower! They are The Wollies– a fello blogger and Folksy seller. I couldn’t resist applying to be invcluded in their current givaway- a bright red racoon brooch which you can also buy at the Wollies Shop. Fingers crossed!

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Caramel Wafer Christmas

Caramel Wafer Christmas

Ok! I’m a step closer to finishing my things for the Handmade Heaven Fair next Thursday. I’ve made christmas card and wrapping paper sets, that will also be for sale on Folksy. My designs all feature the famous Tunnock’s Caramel Wafer wrapper…however, tomorrow I’ll be adventuring to Uddingston (again!) to pick up some discarded Tunnock’s wrappers- of the Teacake and…

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Packaging at NikkiMade

Packaging at NikkiMade

I’ve been experimenting with branding and packaging for my shop, NikkiMade. These are the first few I’ve come up with. I really love cardboard, brown parcel paper (manilla to many) and string, so it seemed sensible to include them in my packaging! I’m working on more consistent branding at the moment- which will compliment my shop. The all new Nikkimade…

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Handmade Heaven

Handmade Heaven

I will be participating in an event called Handmade Heaven on the 19th of November, at the University of Abertay (Dundee)’s Hannah Maclure Centre. It’ll run from 12 noon until 6pm and will be situated within the Main Gallery Space. I’m going to be selling my badges, as well as a couple of new things I’m working on at the…

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