Monthly Archives: September 2013

Travelling with books and pictures: part three by PebbleandBee

Guest post by Benedicte Caillat, designer of PebbleandBee

Plage Aiguebelle - a painting by Benedicte Caillat

For years, I used to travel around with notebooks and draw on site as much as I could. It all stopped as soon as my first child was born!  It is quite …

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A look into the world of Julia Ogden

Guest post by Abby McKay

Growing up in Yorkshire, designer Julia Ogden was surrounded by scenic countryside and often spent her time outdoors playing in her parents’ garden.


Her passion for her work is clear to see as she notes, …

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Enter our great jewellery competition!

What I Always Wanted Jewellery competition

You could win one of these three gorgeous pieces of handmade designer jewellery.

You can choose from Maneggi’s gorgeous leather and fresh water pearl designs, Naturally Heartfelt’s beautiful jewellery, which makes clever use of words and music, or Wychbury’s nostalgic

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designer inspiration: part two of an insight into PebbleandBee

Guest post by Benedicte Caillat, designer of PebbleandBee

Surrounded by the French countryside – the perfect setting for design inspiration, writes Benedicte Caillat of PebbleandBee in her second of three installments into life as a designer.

The Drôme is not …

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Starting up your own creative business? It’s a series of small steps!

Guest post by Rachel Saunders of The Magpie’s Daughter

When I started my business, The Magpie’s Daughter, I knew I wanted to design jewellery pieces that felt like heirlooms.  I wanted them to have a little bit of romance

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