Nikki McWilliams

NEW: Golden Custard Cream Foil Prints

NEW: Golden Custard Cream Foil Prints

This week we launched something brand new in our online store: The Golden Custard Cream! The Custard Cream is truly one of the most classic biscuit tin favourites- with our Custard Cream Cushion still being amongst our top sellers after its launch in early 2011. Our new Golden Custard Cream Foil Prints are the perfect way to add a touch…

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The Herald Fashion Awards 2014 – Finalist!

The Herald Fashion Awards 2014 – Finalist!

This morning we had some exciting news. We are finalists for Best Scottish independent online retailer, with The Herald! We’re proud to be sharing the category with some of our favourite indy businesses: Bonnie Bling, DIY Nails & Isolated Heroes. With a focus on all things online, there’s whole host of categories, including Best blogger and Best use of online…

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September in Pictures

September in Pictures

Well well well. September has got to be one of my favourite months of the year. The seasons are changing- but the days are still quite long. Here’s what we got up to! 1. Welcoming Autumn with Barry M‘s Mustard Nail polish and Farrow & Ball’s Radicchio door paint.  2.  New trainers! Coral beauties from Reebok.  3. We taste tested…

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August in Pictures

August in Pictures

August is a month synonymous with the changing seasons- and for us, it’s been a period where a lot has changed in our lives. It feels like it’s happened quite quickly, but I’m feeling surprisingly well-adjusted! 1. We took a trip to IKEA to get a few new bits for the house. This included this delightful little succelent! I’ve started…

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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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July in Pictures

July in Pictures

Ok- so I’m a bit late with this one- but I have a really good excuse. Honest. Over the last few weeks, we’ve been juggling packing orders with packing our belongings and posting updates with painting walls…as we’re moving house! I’ll share all of the details in a post all of its own very soon- but for now I can…

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Dancing Teacakes – Commonwealth Games 2014 Highlights

Dancing Teacakes – Commonwealth Games 2014 Highlights

This summer, Glasgow (our spiritual home) is hosting the 2014 Commonwealth Games.  The much anticipated Opening Ceremony hit the world’s TV screens this Wednesday evening, and was an undoubted riot of Scottish-ness. The highlight of the Opening Ceremony (and perhaps even of the year?!) has got to be the cavalcade of giant dancing Tunnocks Teacakes that surrounded a tartan-clad John…

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Personalised Pocket Mirrors

Personalised Pocket Mirrors

  Personalised products are something that we have a real fondness of- and have been looking to add to our range for some time. We’re hoping to have a personalisation option available for our Cushions very soon, however in the mean time- we’re so pleased to be able to add these cute little mirrors to our collection! Each mirror features…

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New Prints: Malted Milkshakes

New Prints: Malted Milkshakes

One of our sketchbook pages got a lot of attention when we posted it on Facebook a few weeks ago. The illustration, hand painted in chestnut coloured ink, was inspired by Kelis’s “Milkshake”. Those who are fans of Tina Fey’s “Mean Girls” will have a particular fondness for this tune also! The line itself is a little cryptic, with a…

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Happy Creative Birthday to Us!

Happy Creative Birthday to Us!

Time flies, when you’re having fun eh? Tomorrow, we’ll be celebrating a very special creative birthday. Our Teacake Cushion is 4 years old! I can’t quite believe how much our brand has grown over the past few years and continue to be totally amazed and overwhelmed by the level of support and loyalty our customers show us on a daily…

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