Friday, 21 December 2012

Home for Christmas


I love decorating our home for Christmas. These are a few of my favourite festive bits.
1. I can't get enough of dots this year. I picked up a string of Engel confetti bunting at the brilliant Castor & Pollux down here on Brighton seafront and the ball lights are by Cable & Cotton. Card by Walter Erhard.
2. Fisher Price helicopter, Pez Santa, Vintage Mr Frosty and my favourite Marc Boutavant book-'Another Night Before Christmas' written by Carol Ann Duffy.
3. Tree detail from 'The New Nutcracker Suite' beautifully illustrated by Ivan Chermayeff.
I couldn't help but spot this hand drawn envelope when it arrived in he post. It contained a fantastic poster by Helen Dardik-an early Christmas present!
4. I am loving all the bright knitwear this year. I picked these up at H&M.
5. Noel card from a great selection by Lisa Jones. Pez Snowman.
6. Last but not least - my very own 'Quality Street' angel made a couple of Christmases ago.

see you in 2013

Thursday, 20 December 2012

A Little Star
...and the runner up is!....
This little fella very nearly made it on to my christmas cards this year.

Tuesday, 18 December 2012

A String Dog is for life...

Could you give Monty, Salty, Archie or Bertie a new home?
Thursday is the last day for UK Christmas orders in the String Shop.
The shop will then be closing for the Christmas holidays.
Many thanks to everyone who has ordered prints this year.
Happy Christmas

Finally got round to making my Christmas Cards. It has been a very hectic few weeks! I'm really really looking forward to putting my feet up for a few days this Christmas.

Saturday, 1 December 2012

The Countdown has begun!!!

The first door on our Percy Pig Advent Calendar was opened at 6 am this morning. The early start was made slightly less painful by hearing my youngest say 'Percy Pig is my favourite!'
Percy Pig illustration by Jane Massey. Percy Pig © Marks and Spencer Plc.