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Sky Siouki and Blaze Bristol

Handmade Bristol

Sky Siouki and Blaze Bristol

  Instagram is a real treasure trove of talented artists and makers and over the last few months, I've crossed the creative paths of many but recently, I've been really impressed by Bristol based painter and illustrator Sky Siouki. Inspired by nature, Sky creates the most intricate hand-drawn illustrations added to warm and dreamy painted backgrounds. Wanting to see her lovely work in the flesh, I headed off to the Blaze shop on Colston Street. Her current collection explores the beauty of birds and for the Muse exhibition, where a number of local artists explore the theme of femininity, Sky has created the...

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Top five handmade gifts for Mother's Day

Mother's Day

Top five handmade gifts for Mother's Day

  Each year, mums are celebrated with a flurry of lovely gifts and ahead of the big day, I thought it would be a good occasion to round-up my favourite handmade goodies. 1/ Palyglass A bunch of flowers is often the go-to present for Mother's Day but what if you could keep pretty flowers forever? Nikki, founder of Palyglass, offers the most beautiful botanical treasures encased in geometric glass. Visit her Etsy shop to find out more Day 4 | Favourite to make #MarchMeetTheMaker. Well after yesterday’s post of course it has to be my flower frames! I love to make...

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Shop handmade this festive season

Christmas Markets Bristol

Shop handmade this festive season

I imagine I'm not the only one who can't quite believe how quickly the year has passed. This festive season will be a very exciting one for me as it's Bristol In A Box's first Christmas. Yes that's it, I've said the C word... I've decided to join some seriously talented makers at the Made In Bristol Gift Fair on December 2, and at the Here Bristol Christmas market on December 3. I will be exhibiting plenty of lightboxes for you to choose from and I will also be able to accept custom orders on the spot so come and...

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Festival of Female Entrepreneurs 2017

Festival of Female Entrepreneurs 2017

I normally don't like to be defined by my gender or skin tone so the first time I got involved with the Festival of Female Entrepreneurs in Bristol as an event photographer two years ago, I must admit I had a few doubts about the need for such an event. Fast forward two years though to last Friday and you would have found me clapping enthusiastically at the stories of the women and men who were invited to share their experiences.  The night before, Facebook ran an event to celebrate the #SheMeansBusiness campaign which helps female entrepreneurs promote their business on...

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Thursday Treat: Free delivery

Thursday Treat: Free delivery

Hello everyone!👋  This Thursday I have a very special offer for you! I have decided to offer free UK delivery on all my lightboxes. There are plenty of lightboxes for you to choose, ranging from well loved vistas of Bristol to Parisian streets or cute scenes like the Midnight Feast in the video below. All of my lightboxes are handmade, and I use Annie Sloan's brilliant Chalk Paint to give the frames a pop of colours to your taste. Remember that customer orders are welcome, so if you'd like to turn one of your own pictures into a lightbox, pick...

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