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It’s my birthday next week, and I’ve decided to celebrate by marking all stock (excluding the newly released ‘Simplicity’ collection) down by 20%. No coupon required, as all prices will be marked down from Sunday 26th (if you want to beat the rush!).
So, if you’ve had your eye on a design for a while, now is the time to pop on over to the shop and pick it up…
A little late in the release, but finally here….
I’ve been having a bit of a time with my fingers of late. Not working properly, and when I do manage to make, paining me for a bit after. So the decision was made to reduce the number of pieces for this season’s collection.
Inspired by my love of minimalism and simplicity, each set of earrings is simple in design, but with enough fabulousness to be uniquely you.
You can pop through to the shop here or click through on the name of each design under the photo for more details.
And be assured, that regardless of the pain, I’m going to keep on making!
What is your favourite design in the ‘Simplicity’ collection and why?
The Little Man (not so little anymore, but always to be my Little Man) has recently developed quite an interest in survival skills.
He’s been shaping a bow shaft and making arrowheads from bits of wood. Whittling knife blades and learning about flint napping. Reading about what you can eat and what you can’t eat in the bush. And learning how to make rope from tree bark and vines.
While driving to Armidale last week, I questioned him about this new interest.
(Seriously, mums of soon-to-be teenage boys – the best place to have conversations with them is in the car. They are your captive audience! Put on a few of their tunes and start a conversation. You might be surprised at what you learn…)
His response was not what I thought it was going to be…
I took a few minutes to formulate my response, because, to be honest, his answer kind of floored me.
Little Man followed the recent U.S. election with great interest and was as shocked as the rest of the world at the results. He now listens carefully to news reports and reads world news from a variety of sources, obviously coming to his own conclusions from what he reads.
An honest and open conversation about imports, exports, trade agreements and sustainable living – interspersed with our shared love of black humour – lasted the next 30 minutes to Armidale. It was a conversation that made me grateful I have a son who takes an interest in the world at large. Grateful even more that I have the relationship I do with him. And it made me realise that having conversations like this with your children are important…
As to his choice of language, we’re a family that allows swearing, which you can read more about here.
Do you have regular, deep-and-meaningful conversations with your kids?
And what has been their reaction to the new president of the United States?