Hannah Nunn & Her Papercut Lamps

Hannah is a designer/maker of lamps and shades and owner of Radiance, a lighting and craft boutique in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, U.K.

At the beginning of March, my lovely new blog-friend, Hannah Nunn, kindly featured my Frittilary on her blog. After Hannah came across my blog via Twitter, and commented on some of my posts, it was clear we both shared the same obsession. Flowers, flowers and flowers.

Hannah’s lamps are not something you would find just anywhere. Each one of them is an exquisite piece of artwork, cut intricately and perfectly from paper, inspired by the botanical world.

This Witch Hazel lamp below is my favourite. One day, I shall buy one…..one day….

You can read all about Hannah here. She’s definitely worth checking out.

Giveaway Winner!

Congratulations to Betsy, winner of the Hellebore hand-carved stamp!

Our winner was picked using True Random Number Generator via Random.org – Betsy was the eighth entrant into the giveaway.

Thank you to everyone for playing along with me – your comments have provided me with some more direction, and I’m very grateful.

Giveaway!

This hand carved Hellebore rubber stamp could be your very own in my first blog giveaway……all you need to do is tell me your favourite piece work I’ve done and why, by leaving a comment in this post (The link ‘Leave a reply’ is at the bottom of the post).

The closing date is 9pm GMT on Wednesday 2nd March, so be quick!

The winner will be chosen by a random number generator and I will post the name (not the details!) of the winner at 10am Thursday 3rd March.

Bon chance!

Some new treasures.

I’ve been lucky enough to have received some special books since Christmas. Here are a selection of the most recent, all gifts from some lovely people.

A Year In Japan by Kate T. Williamson – From my Mum

Pattern Sourcebook : Japanese Style by Shigeki Nakamura – From my Mum

1950’s Fashion Print by Marnie Fogg – From my cousin, Lucy, as a thank you gift

Retro Fonts by Gregor Stawinski – From my sister and her husband for Christmas

Angie Lewin : Plants and Places by Leslie Geddes Brown – From my Mum

Lotta Jansdotter Stencils by Lotta Jansdotter – From my Mum

Butterfly by Thomas Marent – From my husband

And I love every single one of them.

P.S This is my 100th post. I can’t quite believe I’ve had that much to say. Thank you to everyone who keeps coming back and supporting my work. I hope I can manage another 100. Salut!

Time For A Change

You may notice a few odd things going on this week on this site. I’m experimenting with some new layouts to make my site a little more user friendly. I hope to have it all finished by the end of the week. And when it is, I’ll also be having my first giveaway you may not want to miss out on.

Home-baked treats.

They’ve been on my mind all week. Being up with the lark this morning, I finally gave in and made some muffins. Cinnamon muffins. I’d also been looking for an excuse to use a gift from my mum and dad when they visited Australia right at the beginning of the year. Little birdie cake toppers and cup cake cases. The perfect excuse to prettify a cake. I’ve already eaten three today.