Tuesday, 17 August 2010

Exciting new stockists for Hello Sunshine!

Now you can buy your own little piece of sunshine at even more places around Nottinghamshire!

Take a trip out to the wonderful Harley Gallery to check out a cheeky little selection of my jewellery! You can keep up to date with fantastic new items in the Craft shop through their website and facebook page.

Pop down to Highfields for an Ice Cream and a paddle on the boating lake and while you're down there drop into the Lakeside Arts Centre. You will find a few little birdies hiding in the card section waiting to greet you!

You can also find Hello Sunshine Jewellery, Accessories and cards at the following fun & friendly places...

Monday, 16 August 2010

Weddings, Campers, Mafia bits & new Job nerves!

Bonjour... or should I say Bon Soir now...

It has been a wee while since I wrote a post so I'm going to play a bit of catch up with you now. I promise to try and keep it short and sweet and include lots of pictures!

So I have to share some photo's of the weddings I went to the other weekend. I had such a wonderful day and evening and it will be a hard day to beat. Watching one of my best friends walk down the aisle to Aqueous Transmission by Incubus and seeing how happy the both of them were was incredible. It's no wonder I was struggling to fight back the tears on the day!

The evening do I went to for the other wedding was awesome, they had a fun casino and the most incredible buffet spread I've ever seen - it was like a deli counter! Not to mention the bacon sarnies that were doing the round with chips towards the later hours! NOM!

Anywho, I think the pictures I've included here sum up the day perfectly for me. The brides looked stunning and the grooms handsome, the smiles were plentiful and the day was just fab!

It's been a long long time (or feels like it anyway) since I've posted some drawings and I have had these bad boys to share with you for a while now so... meet my next cheeky trio of campers!

The will soon be cards and I'm thinking when I have another couple done and dusted I may look into making them into something more than cards... any ideas would be muchos appreciated!

Another crafty area I've not really had a lot to shout about lately is the Nottingham Craft Mafia as there has been a bit of a re-jig in the way it's run and the shop has been through a bit of a re-vamp. I will hopefully have many more exciting details for you very soon but for now I will share a few cheeky peices of work I have been doing ove rthe last week....

As we are re-launching in September with a fresh new look, feel and attitude (think WOW, think Ooooooo, think AWESOME!) I have had the challenge of re-branding the Mafia as we know it. A very exciting challenge which I have enjoyed getting stuck into.

Anywho... enough waffle... wanna see the potential designs that are going to the other Dons?

If you have any thoughts please leave a comment as every little helps!

Ok so my last pointer and bit of news... I HAVE A NEW JOB! Eeep! I will be starting in Boots.com on Monday as a Junior Designer. I finally found a creative role within Boots to allow me to get onto the digital design career ladder. It's been tough trying to get design jobs since I left uni as I'm more hands on trained rather than graphics but I've persevered and Monday will be my first taste.... I hope it's what I'm looking for... anywhoooooo... wish me luck!

Now I need to find a cool pencil case for my new job... just like starting a new term at school!

Thursday, 5 August 2010

....ding dong the bells are gonna chime...

This week is a massively exciting one as two of my friends are getting married! :) Not to each other may I add, I do in fact have 2 weddings to go to tomorrow, both of which I am uber excited about!

You may rememebr from a few blog posts back the wedding stationary projects I have been working on. Well 2 out of the 3 are for the weddings tomorrow...

I have spent the last couple of weeks finishing off table plans, table numbers and name place cards ready for the big day and now all that's left to do is celebrate!

Sarah bought me some B-E-A-YOU-TIFUL flowers round on Monday night. They are so pretty I had to share them with you, not to mention the funny looking willy-flower that sets them off amazingly well!

Anywho at risk of babbling due to the immense amount of excitement running through me this week I shall quit while I'm ahead and leave you with the promise of lots more photo's of both BIG days to follow! Until then my lovelies...

Monday, 2 August 2010

Design Circus, West Bridgeford

Last weekend I did my first shift at the lovely Design Circus in West Bridgford, which is where I am now selling some of my jewellery & cards.

For those of you who haven't discovered this little gem of a shop yet get your diary & a pen out and plan a day to visit 4 Albert Road in West Bridgford Nottingham.... oh and don't forget your purse! You won't regret it I promise... just look at how beautiful it is inside...

Many treasures to be found by lots of fantastic local artists! Check out the Design Circus Blog too for events and more information!

Bon Soir mon amis! x