Tuesday, 15 November 2011

A new job....kind of!

If you follow me on Twitter, you may have heard my news already.  I thought it was about time I 'announced' it properly.

I have given up the day job.  As of this week, I am now self-employed, designing and making, and selling my wares!  I have also been working on a few 'secret' projects, more of which I will hopefully be able to reveal soon. 

There are loads of things I also want to try, 2012 could be a very exciting year!

Right, with that little announcement out of the way I guess you'd like to see what I've been up to lately, yes?

First up, I was asked to create a pretty, girly version of the nappy and wipe holder that I made for my little one a few months ago. 
I made this one super girly by teaming the cupcake fabric with some solid pink and a line of ric-rac. 


The cupcake button which I received from Debbie in the cupcake swap finished it of perfectly!  Funnily enough - it was actually Debbie that ordered this nappy and wipe holder!


 I've also been working on some christmassy patchwork - for one of the 'special' projects I mentioned earlier.  I just love these fabrics together, they're so jolly! 

Mondays and Tuesdays from now on will be super productive - these are the 2 days that Joshua will be in nursery.  The rest of the week I'll be back to being a full time mummy (crafting during nap-times of course!). 


Linking up to:

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14 comments:

  1. Good luck with your business! I am sure you will do well :)

    I adore that cupcake fabric, it is very cute!

    Katy
    x

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  2. O good luck selling your wares! How fab to have two full days of crafting each week.
    Thanks for my nappy pouch its fab!
    Dx

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  3. Swit swoo! Well done you and good luck on your new adventure - I'm sure you'll make it a great success. :)

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  4. Recently discovered your lovely blog! I don't have a blog of my own. In my spare time i am teaching myself to sew and crochet. Progress is slow but it is an enjoyable hobby. Your blog is a great inspiration to me! Thanks! I would like to wish you great luck with your 'new job'. How exciting! Kind regards Mandy :)

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  5. Wow! Congratulations, and good luck with this venture.

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  6. Wow congratulations. Its my dream to be able to give up work and create full time - but I go to a day job so that my Husband can be a freelance artist

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  7. Hope it all goes well for you!

    Pomona x

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  8. Fab! Well done - it is a huge step to take. I am not so brave to give up the day job completely yet. I wish you well. I love the cupcake fabric you have used on the nappy and wipe holder :-)
    Emma xxx

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  9. How wonderful!!! That's a brave step to take, but I'm sure you'll do very well indeed! I wish you lots and lots of luck with it.....
    Your nappy holder is a fantastic idea, by the way!
    Carly
    x

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  10. This is adorable! I have been meaning to make one for quite some time now. I would love it if you linked up to my new link party, Fabulous Friday at

    http://herecomesthesun-kelly.blogspot.com/2011/11/fabulous-friday-link-party.html

    Kelly

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  11. Congratulations on becoming self employed! Its fab, i wouldnt have it any other way now :)

    Not sure how I missed this post, love the nappy and wipe holder, anything pretty with cupcakes on is right up my street!

    Rhi x x

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  12. Just found you today lovely to see a uk blogger Blessings for your new job

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  13. That diaper holder is really cute! You have many nice things on your blog.

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