Tuesday, June 21, 2011

H E J!


Gothenburg City to be exact and I got my very own Dala Horse! (figurine, key chain and tote bag...)

Such a beautiful city and country, very much like New Zealand in the amount of people vs land mass, much fresher and cleaner than London too!

I'd never been on a roller coaster until we went to Liseberg Amusement Park, and I will probably never go on one again. Panic attacks on all three. (yes three! I went on three!). My favourite ride was the one above. Simple, predictable, rotating fun.

We were only there for one night so didn't really get to go around any of the art and design museums but I will be going back there! Stayed with friends so got a less touristy type of look around the place which was so much more interesting.

I love that Sweden is pretty much the design capital of the world -everything is practical but in a modern very designerish way -yes new word can't think of actual words to explain this right now so this will have to do (please view disclaimer to the right of your screen...).

Came across a few illustrations which kept popping up over the city -no idea what they are for or who by, a form of graffiti?


Well it's been a while since my last post but this time I actually have a pretty good stand up excuse! I broke my pinky. I know you're thinking -so what your pinky... but it really does limit your activities! I haven't been able to write or draw and find buttering toast most difficult especially when in half a cast that goes almost to your elbow... yip they put it in a cast. For a pinky. All's good now though have pretty good use of it now out of cast and only have a few wires in it which will have to be removed but other than that Bring on the posts!

Monday, June 6, 2011

N W 3

Hobb's sister store NW3 has some really fun and quirky patterned dresses in at the mo, I visited their standalone store in Westfields -Shepherds Bush today, had to walk out before I bought them all though! Especially love the shape of the skirt above -perfect for a girl with hips! Love their take on charm bracelets!

Sunday, June 5, 2011


London Jewelry week started today! It's being held at Spitalfields Markets -I may/will have to go two weekends in a row! There are some very talented designers showcasing their wares including Xiomara Orriols (above) from XI Designs -originally a textile designer she makes some stunning pieces incorporating her textile skills.

Saturday, June 4, 2011


I've never been to Ikea... I'm going to go tomorrow, I think I should leave my wallet and credit card at home though! They have some great fabrics I need to buy okay don't need as such but want!