2011

Happy Hogmanay: 2011 Highlights

Happy Hogmanay: 2011 Highlights

I say it every year- but I can’t believe how fast this one’s gone. There’s been a lot of hard work, and I feel like so much has changed after looking back on my blog posts from this time last year. I’m planning on celebrating Hogmanay and the end of a really good year with the people closest to me…

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Spotted PLUS at Top Drawer Spring 2012

Spotted PLUS at Top Drawer Spring 2012

With the whirlwind that is Christmas and the festive season almost over I’m making plans for the coming year. Thank you to everyone who visited my shop this festive season- I hope that everyone who received a biscuity gift this Christmas was chuffed with it! I’ll be blogging a round-up of highlights from 2011 tomorrow- but until then I can’t…

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A Day In The Life: Boxing Day 2011

A Day In The Life: Boxing Day 2011

10:45am. Wake up after super-long lie. Was dreaming that I’d quit my day-job and was living in Cyprus. Nice! 11:00am. Get Bacon and Pita Bread for breakfast. Stay in PJ’s. 11.30am. Help my mum design her new kitchen. She’s excited! I am too- I like organising spaces so this a treat for me! 14.00pm. Stop kitchen-designing for lunch. This is…

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A Day in the Life- December Date

A Day in the Life- December Date

For those of you who regularly read my blog posts you may have noticed a few posts entitled A Day In the Life. It’s my turn to choose the date for the next post, and I have chosen Sunday the 26th of December- Boxing Day! Everyone has their own rituals at this time of year and I thought it would…

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FLASH Giveaway

FLASH Giveaway

I totally forgot that I’d made up these little gift selection boxes, (contents pictured above) so I’m having a FLASH Giveaway over on my twitter this evening (closing at 9pm this evening)! If you don’t already all you have to do it follow me, and Retweet the giveaway tweet- when I tweet it!) I only have 2 of these available…

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Get it for Christmas 2011: Last Posting Update

Get it for Christmas 2011: Last Posting Update

If you’re keeping up to date with all of my news at the mo- you’ll know that my last posting dates for standard UK delivery have been and gone. I know how busy everyone can be at Christmas (I, for one am nowhere near finishing my Christmas shopping) so I thought I’d give folks a chance to carry on shopping…

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A Festive Week in Pictures

A Festive Week in Pictures

TOP (Left – Right): Snowy skies over Perth; Hand-painted tree decorations; Twinkly lights on our tree; Wrapped up warm in a Hilary Grant Scarf; Festive Nails with emerald Swarovski; Our tree this morning With less than 2 weeks until Christmas (10 days if we’re being precise) it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in our wee flat! Here’s some…

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Stay Cosy STORM Discount

Stay Cosy STORM Discount

The severe weather warnings were dished out early this morning with winds reaching up to 100MPH up here in Bonny Scotland! Take advantage of being housebound today by putting the kettle on, doubling-up on the wooly socks and getting some Christmas shopping done from the comfort of your living room! To help you in your quest for cosy home-shopping, I’m…

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Vitra Christmas Market 2011

Vitra Christmas Market 2011

My fabulous central Glasgow stockist, TOJO Design at The Lighthouse are setting up a little slice of TOJO magic as part of the Vitra Christmas Market at the Vitra Showroom, Clerkenwell London. (Above is a photo via Someday London off last year’s market. Doesn’t it look lovely!) They’ll be showing my Teacake and Caramel wafer cushions as part of their…

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Let’s Hear it for the Boys: Festive Gift Guide 2011

Let’s Hear it for the Boys: Festive Gift Guide 2011

One of the reasons that I love taking my work to shows and fairs is the fact that it’s a great opportunity to speak to my customers and get their feedback on my designs. One thing that stood out at the Ideal Home Show was that lots of folks were buying my Bourbon Cushions as gifts for the boys in…

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Shop Handmade: Bunty & Bella’s Boutique Bash

Shop Handmade: Bunty & Bella’s Boutique Bash

After I missed being part of the last Boutique Bash (have a look at the beautiful photos here) I am so excited to be part of the next Bunty and Bella extravaganza at the Maggie’s Centre in Dundee this Sunday the 4th of December from 1pm – 3pm. It’s FREE to attend- and a great chance to do some of…

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