Summer Giveaway

Summer is finally here – Hurray! To mark the start of warm weather and sunny skies I have joined forces with interior designer and blogger Yasmin Chopin to offer my best giveaway yet!

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Together we’re giving you the chance to win two summery Annabel Perrin cushions, one in Sunset Sunrise and the other in Deckchairs, plus matching tea towels! Check out Yasmin’s blog to read my interview and find out how to enter.

Best of luck!

*This competition has now closed

Christmas Wish List

It’s nearly December (GULP!) and many of us have already started our Christmas shopping. If you’re struggling for ideas and/or would like to support independent business this Christmas, then the Blog and Buy Sale Christmas Wish List will help you on your way.

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I’ve a few items on there myself including my Pavilion Cushion, Wanda Floor Cushion and Kirkby Teacups. They make wonderful gifts so please do have a look.

Over the weekend I selected my top picks from the list and here they are:

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DETACHABLE SANTA HAT PENGUIN CHRISTMAS JUMPERS – WOLLY BABS

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‘A CHASE’ SET OF 4 COASTERS – CALEIGHILL

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‘A NEW DAY’ HANDMADE ILLUSTRATED LAMP – A NORTHERN LIGHT

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CHEVRON CROWN – KNITTED MULTI-COLOURED STATEMENT NECKLACE – AMY LAWRENCE DESIGNS

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LOVEY DOVEY WRAPPING PAPER – MRS BOOTH

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WOVEN LAMBSWOOL FRIED EGGS PATTERN BLANKET – HOKOLO

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‘HENRY’ CHRISTMAS CARD – SARAH RAY

I hope you like my picks too! To see the full Wish List click here… happy shopping!

A little plea… there’s still time to vote for me for the confessions of a design geek bursary. It takes 2 seconds and voting is open until 23.59 this Wednesday (27th November). Please help me out and feel free to share http://confessionsofadesigngeek.com/2013/11/14/coadg-bursary-the-2014-shortlist/

 

By Hand at Salford Art Gallery

Last Wednesday evening I was at Salford Museum and Art Gallery (with a stall of goodies) to mark the launch of By Hand: the Shop. By hand is a new craft shop at Salford Museum, featuring the work of independent artists and designer makers, many of who are local to the area. A collection of my cushions, teacups and tea towels are amongst the gorgeous products for sale.

The shop display is captivating and I’m sure visitors will find it hard to leave without purchasing a special something. It you’re looking for unique gift ideas for Christmas this is definitely the place to go!

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And If you like what you see in the shop, in nearby Ordsall Hall there is a temporary exhibition that showcases more creations by the talented artists and designers.

See who’s exhibiting here

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