Monthly Archives: July 2014

Southsea Night Markets on BBC Radio Solent and in The News!

As if it wasn’t exciting enough that lots of local businesses, crafters and the public have been enthusiastically supporting the Southsea Night Markets, in the last two days Tom and I have also been interviewed on BBC Radio Solent and … Continue reading

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Cotton Reel Sign Holders!

When I take my toys to a market or fair I’m always trying to think of new ways to display them and items that I can take with me to make my stall more interesting. A mini sewing machine nearly … Continue reading

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Monsters at the Love Southsea Market!

Next weekend will be a very busy couple of days in Southsea! The Southsea show will be on the common and the Love Southsea Market is taking its usual place in Palmerston Road. I will be setting up shop at the market, with a … Continue reading

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Our Handmade Wedding : Hand Stamped Silverware by The Faded Nest

I wanted to give Matt some handmade presents to surprise him throughout our wedding day. He loves fonts and typography, so I thought that a set of hand stamped cutlery would be the perfect present for him to find when … Continue reading

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Our Handmade Wedding : The Centrepieces

I grew up in the countryside and my family and I spent a lot of time walking our dog through the woods. Matt and I love walking and exploring and we wanted simple, natural decorations for our wedding to reflect … Continue reading

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Shiny new PDF patterns!

My felt Christmas decoration kits are now available as PDF patterns too, which means that they are instantly downloadable so that you can pick your pattern and get stitching straight away! I know that the sun is shining outside and you … Continue reading

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The Southsea Night Market!

When you go to the seaside do you love having a paddle, treating yourself to an ice cream and enjoying the scenery? Well now you can do all these things, plus you can also visit The Southsea Night Market on Southsea Promenade, … Continue reading

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My scrappy progress

After untangling a big pile of yarn, I’ve started my first scrappy blanket, using odds and ends left over from past knitting projects. I’m knitting garter rib and I keep knitting until my mini balls of wool run out! I … Continue reading

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Christmas in July!

I’m joining in with the Christmas in July sale on Etsy and my felt Christmas decoration kits are back in my shop! So for all those very organised people out there, you can get started on your handmade decorations and … Continue reading

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My Neopolitan Cacti!

As you may know I really love cacti! They were everywhere in Naples, on balconies, in shops and there were even botanical gardens full of them. We found a market stall just off Via Toldeo in central Naples that had … Continue reading

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