fortune favours the bold

As the winter darkness sets in, it’s time to inject some bright colours! It’s cold, it’s wet, it’s dark when I get up, it’s dark by three, oh how British of me to talk about the weather. But when’s it’s gloomy outside I need something to brighten me up and I naturally gravitated to these…

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a new shade of grey

One of my favourite things about using leather scraps is the limited edition aspect. I’m getting more sentimental personalisation these days especially as people love to give more personalised gifts. These leather magnetic bookmarks make a great gift for the bookworms in your life. I made these as I like to take my book around…

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new purple leather bookmark 

Ooooh, I’m loving this new colour addition to the bookmark collection. This aubergine purple has a great patina and takes stamping so beautifully. I paired it with this deep green, aubergine vibes through and through! 🍆🍆🍆 I’ve been asked before for purple but it’s not so easy to find purple leather. So this marks the…

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reducing packaging recycled stationery

Do you ever get annoyed when you order something online and it comes with ridiculous over the top packaging? If it is glass and fragile, then yes I can understand that otherwise, I find it unnecessary. I have sent a lot of jewellery over the years and not once has it been damaged in the…

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upcycled jacket commission

I met a really lovely lady at an event I did a while ago and we had a really good chat about being more sustainably conscious, I enjoy talking about this subject, always ready to learn more, listening to other people’s views and opinions, and sharing resources. She contacted me later and asked if I…

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leather and all its imperfection

I find one of the most beautiful characteristics of leather is the natural flaws, it is an organic piece, not man-made, it is not uniform smooth, the grains and patina show us imperfections which makes each piece unique in its own sense. This is one reason I enjoy working with leather. I only use leather…

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what colours remind you of autumn?

There’s definitely a bit of chill in the air as we ease into Autumn, I’m sad to see Summer go but Autumn is a season that I enjoy, still a slightly warm glow, especially over the last couple of years, we’ve had some gorgeous Septembers but most of all, the change in the leaves, the…

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Sage Green Leather Magnetic Bookmark

I am an avid fan of real books, I love reading, I’ve had many friends trying to convince me the advantages of a kindle or equivalent and I tried using my iPad but nope I much prefer the weight of a real book and turning the pages. There’s just something so satisfying about turning the…

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Are Colours Gendered To You?

I’ve had a couple of people tell me they think my colour options for my cord organisers I have in my Etsy store is too feminine. However I don’t really see colours as gendered, I think colours are mood based and for me reflects my mood whether choosing what to wear depending how I feel…

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