2010

A Year in Prints: Hogmanay Sale

A Year in Prints: Hogmanay Sale

Well 2010 is drawing to an end and it’s time again to get organised and ready for another creative year. What better way to start the new year than with a new calendar! A Year In Prints is collection of hand printed calendar artwork by artists and illustrators in Dundee, Birminham and Chicago IL. The calendar is loose leaf- which…

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Winding Down for Christmas & Getting Ready for New Year

Winding Down for Christmas & Getting Ready for New Year

With today being my Last-Post day for Christmas orders in the shop I’ve spent the second half of today having the first proper time to myself in ages! If you’re still thinking about ordering anything from Nikkimade, i’ll still be posting up until Thursday this week- however those orders won’t arrive until after Christmas time. If you’re off to any…

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Dundee’s Statues & Their Winter Woolies

Dundee’s Statues & Their Winter Woolies

I don’t know if any other Dundee dwellers have noticed- but our city’s statues have been looking pretty cosy over the last few weeks. It all started a few weeks ago, when I noticed that the bronze penguins outside Dundee Steeple Church were all wrapped up in very jolly hand-knitted red and white scarves! And it seemed like more than…

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Christmas Last Posting Dates 2010

Christmas Last Posting Dates 2010

So, this is it- the first official mention of Christmas on my blog! I’ve had a busy few weeks over at the Nikkimade shop, and with December just around the corner we’re very quickly nearing the last posting dates for things bought from my shop. So, if you’re planning on ordering something biscuity for a loved one this year, be…

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A Year in Prints

A Year in Prints

A few months ago, fellow DJCAD graduate Hilary Grant and myself embarked on a project to collaborate with 10 other artists to produce a collection of original artwork to see us through the following year. Each artist involved produced a limited edition run of only 50 silk-screen prints- one for each month of the year. We had submissions from all…

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Absent With-Out Blogging

Absent With-Out Blogging

I’ve been a bit blog-AWOL for the last few weeks- and this is because I have been super-duper busy! So here’s a sneaky peek into what I’ve been up to: My Teacake Cushions were featured in The List Magazine‘s Christmas gift guide alongside some amazing sweet treats- look out for my limited edition Dark Chocolate Teacake cushions, coming just in…

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Welcome To My Humble Abode!

Welcome To My Humble Abode!

Come in, come in! Welcome to my teacakey home! In September, I opened my first solo exhibition, FOILED– at The Spider & The Fly gallery, Edinburgh- which is set to close this week. Whilst it’s sad that my exhibition is coming to an end, the silver lining is that all of the drawings I exhibited sold- and found some lovely…

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A Big Owl, by Popular Demand!

A Big Owl, by Popular Demand!

After I’ve had several custom order requests on my Teacake Owl print, I’ve decided to introduce it in a new larger size! So, for those who’d like a slightly more substantial Teacake Owl in their lives, this little guy is printed on 21 x 29.7cm 250gsm ice white matte photo paper- and it’s ready for you to choose the perfect…

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NikkiMade Teacake Cushions to Order

NikkiMade Teacake Cushions to Order

After a Septemeber feast, my screen-printed Tunnock’s Teacake cushions are out of stock. Never fear though, I’m hard at work cutting, printing, sewing and stuffing a fresh batch, which will be ready for delivery on Friday the 8th of October. In the mean time you can pre-order yours. Ok…back to work I go!

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Badge Making with Me

Badge Making with Me

To accompany my exhibition, FOILED at The Spider and the Fly this month- I’m running my Meet and Make: Badge Making workshop this Tuesday the 5th of October. If you’re based in Edinburgh and are even a teeny bit curious about what it takes to make your own badges, swing by between 6.30pm and 9pm and i’ll promise you won’t…

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Over the hills and far away

Over the hills and far away

I don’t often get Saturdays off work, but today we took a trip to my folk’s house in the hillfoots of Clackmannanshire (move aside mediterranean) and took a wee jaunt up to Dollar Glen. The weather was fantastically sunny and warm for late September and we trecked past babbling brooks and cascading waterfalls and stopped by Castle Campbell for a…

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What a Lovely Mug

What a Lovely Mug

Introducing, the “A Cup of Tea Solves Everything” Mug! I had one made up for myself a while back, and I was so pleased with the results, I’ve decided to stock them in my folksy shop. They’ve been professionally printed onto a lovely delicate Bone China Mug, which has a super glossy finish and is fine to be popped into…

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