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Bonne Annee!

Happy 2010! So I'm a little later than anticipated for my first post of the new year - I have plenty of things to tell you about... I just don't seem to get myself in front of the computer often enough to actually post!

Seeing as so many of us have experienced a particularly snowy new year, I thought…

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Get Smitten in Livingetc

ooops, looks like I forgot to update you with the news that some of my cushions were featured in an alpine chalet article in this month's Livingetc magazine in the UK. The shoot took place at Paul & Louise Venning's wonderful scandi inspired family home here Chamonix, France. How cosy is the opening…

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A Picture Tells 1000 Words

Ok, so maybe not a thousand exactly, but enough for a word cloud at least!

I had so much fun creating the Tickled Pink free e-card (which you can see here) that I thought I'd share how I did it... it's so easy!

Take yourself over to Wordle and create a new word cloud by typing in a bunch of words. For…

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FREE Get Smitten e-cards




I've been wanting to put a free e-card service on the Get Smitten website for a while now and this seemed the perfect opportunity to launch it. To sit alongside the Tickled Pink campaign (25% of proceeds of Tickled Pink products going direct to breast cancer research during October) I have created a…

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Get Smitten is Tickled Pink!



I usually try to do something, on a personal level, for breast cancer awareness month. One year I bought up about 30 of the pink ribbon pins to use as gift tags on my friends' Christmas presents but this year I wanted to reach out wider than to just my personal contacts.
So last week when I got my ha…

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Vintage Fabric



Been sorting through my fabric stash looking for vintage fabrics to use in a project I'm working on and couldn't resist taking a shot of the pile. Deeeelish! I can feel a hunt for more vintage treasures coming on...

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hi, it's been a while...

Oh how I've neglected you. It's been a varied summer; some great, travelly stuff & some very sad stuff too, but hey, I'm back. Did you miss me?? Didn't think so!

I've been tweaking a few techy bits here & there. Here being, well, here on the blog. There being Facebook, Twitter and of course the Get S…

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A La Moda

Making a start on a new project is one of my favourite things. I love the stages of the process, from the initial concept, through the head-scratching part (avoiding the prototype bit - they're the ones I keep for me!) & onto the glory of the finished item. aah heaven!
New ideas pop into my head all …

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..and unto us a blog is born

well hello! ....anybody there?

this feels a little bit odd, you know, talking to yourself & all, but I'm sure I'll soon get the hang of it!

so welcome to the party; this is where you can find out a little bit about what makes me tick, stuff I'm working on in relation to Smitten, things that inspire me…

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