Friday 18 August 2017

New in the shop

Lined purses, ideal for keeping jewellery in made by Carol Smith
Love Carol Smith's quirky big zipped bags new in Handmade Happiness
Paul Soden took this amazing picture of a hare locally. It's for sale as a canvas in the shop.
Karen Head's fine Nuno felted scarves with silk in Handmade Happiness
Handmade Happiness is full of the work of talented individuals! Right now it's holiday time and the shop is being visited by people from all over the world.
It makes me proud to be the custodian of so many desirable pieces. More pictures soon!

Wednesday 9 August 2017

Nice things in the shop now

Large dried flower wreath made by Brenda Tilbury. Beautiful for above your bed or for a wedding.
Roxana Giles, artist, has painted this tile
Love this cup and bowl made by Justine Jenner 
 Do you look at these pictures and wish you could buy something?

I want to set up a website so you can.  It's just that I don't feel very confident about the technology involved. I can cope with blogging, Instagramming, emails and Pinterest but setting up a website feels like a whole other level of expertise.

I promise I will look at one of these 'free' website sites before the next post.

If you ever want to comment please comment in another language. I lived in France so I can understand French even though I can't write in French very well.
I love to visit France- so close to get to but so entirely different to the UK.

In the UK all retailers like myself are suffering the effects of Brexit uncertainty and austerity. No-one wants to spend money if they don't have to. So many people love the shop and tell me how beautiful the things in it are. Then, as they leave they say,'We'll definitely come back to do our Christmas shopping here.' What I would like, and need, is for people to start their Christmas shopping now!!