*| cute kittens & little ladybirds |*

Hello all,

I'm back in the swing of things now having had a rather lovely 8 days off and what better way to kick things off post Prague than with some weekday cuteness?

It's no secret that I'm an uber lover of cute animals {this Pinterest board says it all...} so when I unwrapped my little birthday gifts from my pal Harriet I couldn't have been more happy!

She was kind enough to purchase me these super awesome collar clips from another fave of mine's Etsy shop - the wonderful Zoe - of Ladybirdlikes. I'm in love {excuse the pun} and can't wait to get myself some more pretty collared tops to wear them with!
Zoe also included a sweet little pastel pink bird brooch with my collar clips too which is super cute!

LadybirdLikes have the most awesome collar clips & necklaces many of which I'm rather partial to - here are my two current faves from the newest collection...
1//. PUGS!
2//. KITTIES!

Not only was I lucky enough to receive those beautiful heart collar clips but Harriet also gave me a set of each of her *super duper new* animal nail transfers which I was literally over the moon about as I'd been lusting after those little critters since she mentioned she was going to be getting them printed a little while ago.

As you can see - I couldn't decide which animal to cover my little nails in, so I decided on all three & in doing so have myself something of an animal party on my hands right now!
Harriet sells three different sets of animal nail transfers catering to each camp of animal lovers out there {well, fluffy animal lovers - no reptiles around here}. Each pack contains 40 critters of varying sizes {awesome if you have abnormally teeny nails like me}, they are super easy to apply & they look really good! The detail is amazing!

Thank you SO much Harriet!

If you would like to get your hands on some of these puppies {lol} you can just click the link below each of the photos & pop a set {or three} in your basket! simples.

PLUS - I'm told that the third part of my present is yet to arrive...I'm pretty stoked to see what else it could be that could top trump my first two ace pressies! Watch this space...OH AND...how could I forget, she bequeathed upon me a little bundle of new succulent babies from her recent charity shop hoard!! Yay. :)
So, if you have a birthday coming up - definitely get yourself down to Etsy and have a gander at the rest of Zoe & Harriet's work {oh and you might as well have a little browse of mine too whilst you're there!}, because everyone loves a unique gift and its really important that we all support handmade, and help small businesses grow & flourish!

It's awesome having such talented & thoughtful friends.

Until tomorrow.

xo.





{hello} kitty...

Hello all!

Hopefully not too many of you are suffering from the Monday blues, well perhaps you are following the pitiful weather we've continued to have this weekend eh?

Anyway, I have just the remedy - something sweet to cheer you all up.

I started drawing this little kitty on Saturday night...yes, I didn't watch the rugby, in fact I didn't watch anything as our TV isn't working...waaah. I found this adorable image whilst browsing Pinterest and couldn't resist drawing him!

I hope you like him - I think it's actually the first cat I've ever drawn, is that weird? I'm usually a dog lady but with so many bezzies of mine {& Jack} being cat lovers I think I'm being converted!

More tomorrow :)

xo.



{oh my} isn't this littl'un just the cutest...

Hello all,

One of the things I love the most about making handmade gifts for people is hearing what the recipients think of my work. It always gives me that warm fuzzy feeling when I receive a sweet comment from one of my customers! 

So I got an even warmer fuzzier feeling when two of my lovely customers Faith and Max shared with me some pictures of the super cute little Amelia with the bunny that I made. Faith and Max bought it as a gift for her birth and I'm told she takes it absolutely everywhere with her. See, warm and fuzzy right?

You can get your hands on your own little bunny here! Each one is made to order, so if you want a different combination of colours, then just ask...I'll be happy to help!
Isn't she just the cutest little thing?

Thank you so much Max for sharing these photos - and thank you too to Amelia's very proud parents for letting me share them with you all!

Christmas is so near! eek!
Lots of love,
xo.



{hello} it's time for a little giveaway...

Hello all,

It's been a rather busy week this week - in a good way generally, lots of nice orders from my Etsy shop - it would seem Christmas shopping has well and truly started! So last night involved a whole lot of wrapping of parcels and addressing labels. 

It's rather exciting times...anyway, there has also been exciting times on the Twitter front {hooray!}. I have passed the 300 follower mark, a mini milestone shall we say...so I thought I'd mark the occasion with a little giveaway. 

SO, to be in with a chance of winning one of these little beauties...all you need to do is follow me on Twitter {@ohnorachio} and then RT my tweet about this little giveaway. Couldn't be easier eh? I'd love it if you could share the love with your buddies - the more the merrier. 

I'll be picking the winner at random next Thursday via Twitter and here so keep your eyes and ears peeled and good luck! 
xo.