Archives for the month of: November, 2011

So I have finally accomplished the opening of my first ever online shop with ETSY…well done me!

My eyes hurt from staring at a screen for too long, uploading photos, writing descriptions, coming up with shop policies, & working out shipping costs.  Along with starting up my twitter account again, & beginning a facebook page(more details when it is finished) to link everything together as you do!

Amongst all this I have been having to amuse young Bella too as jack has been working all weekend.

Here’s what we got up to after a bored Sunday trip to the Arboretum in Christchurch Park, Ipswich (which by the way we have a very special secret garden gate into!)

While in the arboretum inspiration struck, we collected beautiful pink,orange & maple leaves with the idea of sticking them onto a drawn tree picture to paint & glitter up, then adding cut outs of our faces to make a family tree!  Only silly Mummy thought it would be a good idea to dry the leaves on the radiator, thus….said leaves disintergrating when touched. Whoops! However we did make some makeshift leaves which Bella drew & cut out of red, green & yellow(JAH!) sugar paper, which actually worked a treat with spectacular results. Well done Bella, a great collaborative piece of art work.

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As usual I am a bit behind schedule with getting the old etsy shop up & running! Excuses being…

I can only photograph in the daylight when Bella is at nursery, which this week involved only one good day of adequate light with a battery that ran out. DOH!

Anyway, here is a wee sneak peak at what I did get done – I was quite pleased with the results.

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Hello, welcome to my world & the start of my blog.

I hope to be keeping you updated with my ideas, creations, thoughts & photographs. I am currently organising the opening of my first online shop with etsy, which I hope to have up & running by the end of the week.  Eek!  (This all has to be done while Bella is either at nursery or asleep!).

In the meantime while we are waiting for this blog to get going you can take a look at my tumblr…