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Inside The Biscuit Tin #1: Green/Gold Fingers

Inside The Biscuit Tin #1: Green/Gold Fingers

For those who follow our Instagram feed– you’ll know that we’ve recently moved into a new (to us!) house. When I’ve not been doodling Biscuits and packing up cushion orders over the past few weeks- we’ve been getting settled into our new home. We’ve been doing some painting, DIY, and have been getting accustomed to having our very first outdoor…

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New home, new studio, new kitten!

New home, new studio, new kitten!

It’s been an emotional week.  We spent some time packing up the studio at WASPS Dundee, and handed in our notice. It’s been an incredible space to work in over the last few years and I’m so very grateful to have had the opportunity to be based there.  Dundee has a wonderful creative community and it’s been a pleasure to…

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New Glasses: Spex Pistols

New Glasses: Spex Pistols

A wee while back I heard on the grapevine that there was a new glasses shop in town. Not just any old glasses shop- but an “Optical Boutique” going by the name of Spex Pistols!  The address was what used to be the old piercing place on Westport (I used to walk passed it on my way to art school…

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A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life

I had the task of choosing the date for A Day in the Life this time around- and I chose yesterday, the 02nd of June 2012.   You can read about the days of the other folks taking part here: Claire If you’ve blogged about a day in your life on this date, drop me a line and I’ll add…

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Stickygram Vs Goodwin + Goodwin

Stickygram Vs Goodwin + Goodwin

A little while ago I picked up this amazing Speech Bubble magnetic whiteboard from the fabulous Goodwin + Goodwin– the talented duo behind Signs For Homes. Although I wasn’t sure quite where I was going to hang it in our flat- I knew that I needed it in my life! The perfect opportunity arose last week, when I received my…

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A Day in the Life: February 1st 2012

A Day in the Life: February 1st 2012

Yesterday was the most recent “A Day in the Life” blog date. Here’s a day in my life: Up and dressed early for the Post Office trip. My phone says it’s -2 degrees C out, but it feels a lot colder! Posting out of the way, I pick up things for lunch: bread, milk & an all-butter Victoria sponge. I…

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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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A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life

I thought I’d do a visual Day in the Life blog post this time- so I took a few photos to mark my day at the Ideal Home Show at Earl’s court.

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A Day in the Life: Sunday the 14th of August

I read about “A Day in the Life” in the blog of Claire of Miso Funky. It looked like a really fun blogging idea and despite thinking that my day would probably be too boring to publicise, I decided to give it a go. This day in the life date was chosen by Julie of CraftyFrayedEdges- you can read all…

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Sunflower Babies

Sunflower Babies

One of my personal resoloutions for 2011 was to try to make more time for myself in amongst work and the day job and everything else- so- in the last few weeks I’ve been trying my hand at a little gardening. Well, not so much gardening (due to our crucial lack of garden) but more window-sill plant cultivation. And it…

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