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Nearly Nailing It - Adventures of a Nail Decal Maker

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Nearly Nailing It - Adventures of a Nail Decal Maker

Recently, I have released one Brand New Waterslide Nail Decal sheet (feelin' fruity), I'm also trying to finish two I have had drawn up for over a year. As a little behind the scenes, I thought I would talk about the process I go through when designing these. Nail Decals where my first ever product back when I started designing in 2014. I remember the very first set I sold to someone in America, and I wrapped it up like a little present (must have cost a lot to post). My design process hasn't changed too much over the last few years,...

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Redesigning Cards: Monochrome to Colour

Redesigning Cards: Monochrome to Colour

Just over a year ago, I decided that it was time to redesign some of my favourite greeting card designs, that I originally design in black and white

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Staffordshire Maker Gift Guide 2019

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Staffordshire Maker Gift Guide 2019

I would have loved to add loads of makers here, but not many got back to me. So here are a few of amazing makers (mainly based in Stafford) but many will ship worldwide. 

All of these makers have some great Christmas gifts, and here are just a couple of them. You can find mugs, cards, necklaces, pins, baubles and more.

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Trip Overview: Cologne

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Trip Overview: Cologne

In July, my mum decided we should go on another mini break. It first started off by looking at the cheapest flights, which at the time were Dublin, Cologne and Eindhoven. Cologne came out top for me, because of the chocolate museum, and there seemed to be a mix of things to do. I booked the flight and hotel through lastminute.com, about a month before we planned to go. The flight Flights were booked with flybe, from Manchester to Dusseldorf, which is about 30-60 mins away from Cologne. We were on a small plane that had propellers both ways. We...

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Four New Swoon-worthy Handmade Christmas Cards

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Four New Swoon-worthy Handmade Christmas Cards

This time last year I decided that I wanted to create at least three new handmade Christmas card 2019, for all price ranges and with a mixture of styles, to suit everyone. It took me a few months of research, various sketches of 20 different ideas, quite a few prototypes and now I have four new Handmade Christmas Cards to join the oldies (but still goodies). In this blog, I am going to introduce the brand new cards, what inspired them and where to buy them from.  Fairy Lights    Is anyone else super obsessed with Christmas fairy lights like me? I...

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