|First ever blog post 11 years ago today!!|
|Tiny fairies I made this week|
|Six hats I just knitted.|
|Jenny Stacy made this tiny fairy|
|New gorgeous pottery from Niloo that came into the shop yesterday|
|New cards that came into the shop yesterday|
|I like painting faces. Even on wooden teaspoons! Now to dress them!|
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU BLOG!!!!
ELEVEN YEARS OLD TODAY.
I wonder if anyone reading this has actually accompanied me from the very beginning in 2008?
Then I was busy making stock for the Country Living magazine show in Islington which I used to do regularly. I frequently day dreamed of having a shop of my own. But that's all it was, a dream.
I made jewellery and cards for various shops then and shared trips to London and sometimes abroad with my readers who were all in the UK.
Then in 2011 I saw a small shop in Petersfield with a sign in the window saying To Let. What excitement as that shop took the name Handmade Happiness and became the fulfillment of my dream!
This blog has become the shop blog ever since.
Apart from a brief break when I visited India and wrote another blog called seeingindiawithjenny.blogspot.co.uk I have consistently posted on this blog once a week, twice a week, sometimes every day. I occasionally think about stopping but then something wonderful appears in the shop or I see something inspiring in London and I have to share it!