and we’re flying through space…

Firstly I would like to say a big thanks to everyone who ordered a handmade by me surprise with presents in the post! This is now closed and all orders will be making their way out to you : ) For anyone who missed out on this, check out presents in the post here, they have different designers featuring each month and I know for certain that there are some awesome one’s lined up!

And on this rainy monday morning I am delighted to share with you my latest features in the lovely Garden and Home magazine this month : ) Both my fly away birds cushion cover and my space rocket solar system wallpaper were featured and I couldn’t be happier!!

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And here are some closeups of the fly away birds cushion cover, also available in tea towels, napkins, tote bags, purses, aprons, lampshades and wallpaper.

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Tea Towel

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Napkins

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Tote Bag

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Vintage Apron

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And here is a closeup of the space rocket solar system wallpaper, also available in cushion covers and lampshades…don’t you think this design would make an awesome bedside lamp for a little boy’s room…

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Cushion Cover

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And don’t forget all my fabrics are now available by the yard directly from the handmade by me online shop : )

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The cutting edge of space…

Look who made into the Home Weekly supplement of the Sunday Times this last Sunday! None other than my space rocket solar system cushion cover! Seems quite appropriate given the week we’ve had, with Felix Baumgartner managing to successfully complete his Red Bull Stratos jump. And they called it a space invader…LOVE that! Here’s a direct link to the cushion cover on hello pretty and on Etsy.

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Spring into summer with Handmade by Me

Spring is finally here! The flowers are out, the sun is out, we even made it out, and had our first picnic this last weekend. Albeit it was in the beautiful Cederberg which is always a couple degrees warmer, but all this sunshine and spring talk is really getting me in the mood for summer!! And with summer comes outings, picnics, sundowners, festivals, all those things I love to do. And so I thought I would share some of my new tea towels and napkin sets with you. All designed with the summer in mind, get ready to make your picnic basket the most wanted item in the southern hemisphere : )

And for those of you who need a little help getting that spring in your step I am offering a 5% discount on any matching tea towel and napkin purchases made via my Etsy store over the next 2 weeks. All you have to do is buy a set of napkins WITH a tea towel and enter the coupon code SPRING2012 and your basket will automatically be discounted and updated!

Here are some of the latest additions you can look out for…for the full collection please visit my Etsy store.

Pink Flamingo! napkins

Pretty Proteas napkins

Striking Strelitzias napkins

Origami Birds tea towel

Fly Away Birds tea towel

Indigo Blue tea towel

Pretty Proteas tea towel

Sweet Hearts tea towel

And just because this little guy below hasn’t had a chance to feature anywhere yet…

Space Rocket Solar System cushion cover

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space rocket solar system go go go…

My friend Kerry came to me with a request from her very fussy 5 year old. He wanted space rocket solar system curtains for his new room and there was just nothing available that he liked. So I got to work on designing something for him, and this is what I came up with.

Apparently Conor is delighted with the design and so I have sent it off to be printed! As soon as the curtains are up and ready I’ll post a pic of them in his new room!

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