Sylvanian Families were definitely one of my favourite things about being a child. I had the barge, the village shop, the pony and cart and a few other accessories, and I used to completely lose myself in their world and in my imagination. Busby was sent the Sylvanian Families Vintage Cake Shop (or as we’ve renamed it: Sylvanian Families Betty’s), and it has been a huge hit!
A few weeks ago, I received a lovely email from the folk at Posh Totty Designs asking me whether I would like to receive one of their beautiful personalised ‘My Favourite Drawing’ oval disc necklaces. Posh Totty Designs is based in my home city of Brighton, and they have three shops in the city and one in London. The company was started by Alice Rivers Cripps in 2004, after returning home from Mexico where she’d been living and learning the basics of jewellery making. She ...
My taste in jewellery is quite particular. There is so much jewellery out there that I detest, so finding something that I do actually like is a challenge. So this is why, on 25th August 2012 (the day after my 25th birthday), Nick proposed to me with a Haribo ring. He knew that I wanted to choose my own engagement ring, and I also don’t think he would’ve wanted that task entirely on his shoulders!
I simply cannot resist stationery. From notebooks, to cards, to divine wrapping paper, I just can’t help myself. So when the very lovely Fiona from Yorkshire-based Plewsy got in touch about her new range For The Little Ones, I couldn’t help but squeal with unbridled stationery-lover joy! Fiona, who is expecting her first child this year, started Plewsy back in 2014. She creates from her studio in North Yorkshire, and is now stocked worldwide.