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Party: No Peeking Tape Arrives in Winter White

  Our best selling WRAPPING COLLECTION has some new additions landing over the next couple of weeks…  first up?  Our NO PEEKING TAPE in WHITE…  makes simple wrapping look divine!
November 22, 2012 by Jacqui P

New Decorative Gift Tape

Our new decorative gift tape designs have landed at our sister brand Pearl and Earl‘s HQ and we have been playing with them all weekend.  The kids favourites are the BOYS AND GIRLS tapes.. which they have have fun making cards with. Personally we think they make a great quick wrap idea teamed with our […]
November 21, 2011 by pearlandearl

Personalised Cross Stitch Christmas Stockings

Day 2 of our new Christmas launches and today it is the turn of our personalised CROSS STITCH CHRISTMAS STOCKINGS…  each kit includes a personalised letter chart (1 initial not names) and a choice of wools – PINKS or RED AND GREEN Why not sign up to our newsletter to make sure you get the […]
November 09, 2011 by pearlandearl

Bunny Ear Hat

Always a sucker for a cute hat.. this delightful knitted Homespun Bunny Rabbit Hat by LittleBirdLucy is SO cute and comes in sizes from baby up to adult. As the Autumn days are looming, I think it is the perfect antidote to the frightening thought that Summer is over and Winter is on its way!
August 29, 2011 by pearlandearl

Knits To Give New Book

I have quite a few books from knitting designer Debbie Bliss – her style is simple and classic, and patterns uncomplicated.  So I was thrilled to receive my copy of her new book KNITS TO GIVE yesterday from the publishers Quadrille to add to my Crafty Book Shelf. Riding on the wave of homespun gift […]
August 16, 2011 by pearlandearl

Fruity Crochet Coasters

I am on a little bit of a crochet tip at the moment (as you may well gather from the posts) – and I was delighted to find these little gems of coasters, crocheted from cotton yarn and sold  by MariMartin from Madrid on Etsy. I have a similar pattern I made for some apple […]
August 15, 2011 by pearlandearl

Mrs Whitey Bear

My most favourite childhood toy is a well worn teddy called Whitey.  He is white, has big blue eyes and a worn tummy and over large ears.My daughter has taken him under her wing, and last week decided that he was lonely and she needed to design a Mrs Whitey to keep him company.  So […]
June 22, 2011 by pearlandearl

Why I love paper streamers

ribbon and flower gift wrap I LOVE paper streamers..  when I was a child we used to twist them and drape them everywhere at Christmas – and the reels just seemed to go on FOREVER…So when we launched NOSTALGIC EVENTS I set about sourcing these in our colour palette to festoon onto every occassion…Last week […]
May 21, 2011 by pearlandearl

Right Royal Stitching

I was asked a lot last year to design a modern wedding sampler for people …  well seeing as it is the Royal Wedding this year (one of 2 no less) I thought that I would pay tribute to the Royals with my own take!When I finish stitching it, I will give you a peek… […]
January 13, 2011 by pearlandearl

Crochet Sleepy Hearts Eye Mask

As our new Granny Knits crochet classes are coming up in the next couple of weeks, so I have been practising a few new patterns and techniques, ready to pass onto my lovely customers in the classes. This weekend I have been playing with a few quick projects using Double Crochet and Triple Crochet stitches […]
October 04, 2010 by pearlandearl