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It’s Sample Sale time!

It’s Sample Sale time!

  It’s that time again- it’s SAMPLE SALE time! We had an absolutely amazing response to our last Studio Sale back in September 2012, with our sale selling-out within 30 minutes. So- we are mega excited to be able to have you all back for more #BiscuitSale fun and games, once again! We’ve got a selection of cushion samples, in…

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New: Tunnock’s Dark Chocolate Caramel Wafer Cushions

New: Tunnock’s Dark Chocolate Caramel Wafer Cushions

  Way back in 2011- we added a very special biscuit to our collection- which was of course- our Tunnock’s original Caramel Wafer Cushion, in all its red & gold glory! In the 2 years in between we’ve added loads of other tea-time treats to our collection- and we felt it was about time to introduce a new member to…

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Our New York Adventure

Our New York Adventure

We had a bit of a change of scenery last week- with our trip to New York City on the cards! We had a super-busy time there- however we did manage to squeeze in some extra fun stuff along the way. So here it is- our NYC adventure round up! Taking my Tunnock’s Teacake cushion on tour on the East…

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Hello New York, Hello Toronto!

Hello New York, Hello Toronto!

This April, we’ll be packing up our Biscuits for a trip to the land of Milk and Cookies- North America! As part of Scottish Development International’s forthcoming North American mission- we’ll be traveling to New York for 5 days (right in the middle of Tartan Week!) and then Toronto for 2 days. We’re so pleased to have been chosen to…

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2012 Highlights

2012 Highlights

With the start of a brand new year already underway- we’re taking a moment to look back on 2012- what a year! Here are a few highlights from a brilliant 12 months. Happy New Year everyone! We were so excited to be asked back to Top Drawer to exhibit as part of their Spotted Plus feature. We had the chance…

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Guest Blog at Creative Dundee

Guest Blog at Creative Dundee

We’ve had our gift-getting heads on here over the past few weeks, and as proud residents of Dundee (possibly one of the UK’s most creative cities at the moment) we thought it’d be great to shop with some of Dundee’s creatives this festive season! The brilliant Creative Dundee have very kindly allowed me to write a guest blog post for…

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Autumnal Delight Night Round-up

Autumnal Delight Night Round-up

Thank  you, THANK YOU to everyone who came along last Friday evening to help make Autumnal Delight night such a success for Vanilla Ink and us!  We had an absolutely brilliant turn-out and it was a truly lovely way to celebrate our studios working together over the next year. Our Mulled Cider was enjoyed by many, and our prize raffle…

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Crate Couch DIY – A Visual Diary

Crate Couch DIY – A Visual Diary

After a few heavy days printing in the studio last month- I decided that we needed somewhere to relax. Our (although very cool!) school chairs just weren’t cutting it.  Enter: Crate Couch DIY! (#cratecouchDIY) I scoured the internet for reasonably priced sofa-style seating and had flashbacks of the couch-purchase for our home last year. (Unfortunately I seem to have expensive…

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New Cushions: Caramel Wafers

New Cushions: Caramel Wafers

So after a week of late nights, and long days screen-printing, they’re here! They have been my most time consuming make yet- with not one, but TWO layers of hand-printed fabric which I’ve appliqued together. I’m so pleased with how they’ve turned out- It’s going to be hard sending these away to their new homes! My new Caramel Wafer inspired…

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New Jumper, New Drawing

New Jumper, New Drawing

In my attempts to firstly do more drawing, and also to take more time out to relax, I spent a little while yesterday buying myself a new jumper, and then drawing it’s knitted pattern. I usually find clothes shopping on the high street pretty uninspiring, but this lovely pillarbox red cotton knit caught my eye in Zara yesterday. I’ve probably…

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