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Mamas Who Make - Kayley @ Family Doodle Doo

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Mamas Who Make - Kayley @ Family Doodle Doo

Hi Everyone! For my February feature I would love to introduce to you Kaley from Family Doodle Do, who creates these beautiful peg families.    What do you create? I create personalised peg people and characters. They’re all completely unique, and completely hand painted. Where did the inspiration come from to start your own business? It happened by accident really. I originally did illustrations through Family Doodle Doo, but spotted some blank peg people and decided to make some for family. It quickly escalated from there, so I stopped the illustrations and just did peg people.   Which product is...

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Indie Makers - Abbiecardabra

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Indie Makers - Abbiecardabra

Good morning everyone! It has been a little while since I have posted, but when I saw Abbie’s creations I had to share this with you! Abbie makes beautiful art work using your cards from special events. I think this is such a lovely idea, not only do they look amazing but what a lovely way to display something that would normally just to be put in a box in the loft!   Hello Abbie, 👋🏽 1. What do you create? I take people's greetings cards after their wedding, birth of a child or other special ocassion and turn them in...

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Indie Makers - Amanda @ Sunshine Hippo

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Indie Makers - Amanda @ Sunshine Hippo

Good Morning! ☀️ I am delighted to introduce to you this very lovely lady, Amanda from Sunshine Hippo, who creates the most gorgeous little Bonnie dogs and other stitched gifts. Hello Amanda 👋🏽   Where do you get your inspiration?I find inspiration all around me, from my dogs to beautiful flowers or a gorgeous sunrise. Whenever I'm out and about I'm always looking to spot something different that will plant a seed of an idea. Then I just keep experimenting until I'm happy with the finished item. What do you create?I create Bonniedogs , fabric keyrings and bookmarks as every...

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💫 Exciting News 💫

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💫 Exciting News 💫

💫 Exciting News 💫  Today I met Laura who owns a beautiful Children’s clothing shop on Oxford Street, Ripley, Nottingham.‘Matilda & Jack’I am delighted they are now stockists of my Original Watercolour paintings! Whilst I was there I couldn’t resist buying a few things for Alfie. 🙊Definitely worth a visit, such a lovely shop. 💜Anna x

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Mamas Who Make @ Tweet Tweet Designs

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Mamas Who Make @ Tweet Tweet Designs

Hello Everyone!  Toady's mama who makes is pebble artist Abby from Tweet Tweet Designs. I saw Abby's designs on Instagram and couldn't wait to share them with you. These pebble birds are the cutest ones I have ever seen, I love all the little extra details she makes to go with them too.   What do I create?I create pebble bird pictures, literally flightless rocks from the beach become little characters that, in my mind, are animated and full of personality. My whole creative process is about capturing that character in little details such as their clothing or the scenery...

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