Store Spotlight

Store Spotlight: Joanne Hawker Design Illustration (Flash Sale!)

Store Spotlight: Joanne Hawker Design Illustration (Flash Sale!)

Joanne Hawker is a passionate designer and illustrator. Fellow Somersetian (yay!), tea drinker and creator of cute things, its safe to say I’m a fan. Joanne designs and creates, amongst other goodies, beautiful prints, cards, pocket mirrors, badges and iPhone…

Store Spotlight: Shoe Bakery

Store Spotlight: Shoe Bakery

If you’re a fan of shoe brands like TUK or Irregular Choice, then you’ll love Shoe Bakery. Here’s their story in founder Chris’ own words ‘My love for shoes came with the passion for being unique. I love shoes and…

Artist Interview: Sugarhai

Artist Interview: Sugarhai

The other day I caught up with Liza from Sugar Hai for a chat about her business, what inspires her and advice on starting your own business. 1. What motivated/inspired you to start your own business? My mother was an…

Store Spotlight: YuRiko

Store Spotlight: YuRiko

YuRiko is an adorable, kawaii inspired Etsy shop based in Milan, Italy. With a range of creations, from cute handmade polymer clay characters to printed acrylic charms and even sweet mini plushies. You can also buy her super sweet animal…

Store Spotlight: ShadeonShape

Store Spotlight: ShadeonShape

ShadeonShape, based in Poland, makes the most beautiful home decor. The modern, geometric shapes juxtapose wonderfully with the delicate pastel colours that they are handpainted in. They only have a small range of products, which might not be a bad…

Store Spotlight: Rongishop

Store Spotlight: Rongishop

Rongishop is based in São Paulo, Brazil and sells kawaii and geek handmade products, including jewellery, stationary and clothing. They have a large selection of pixel art inspired jewellery and accessories, handmade from Perler beads. I love the Life bar…

Store Spotlight: Dorky Dino

Store Spotlight: Dorky Dino

Dorky Dino is an online shop selling cute products including charms, key chains, necklaces, art prints, and more! All the products are unique, and designed by the artist and owner, Brandi Miller. ‘When making my characters, I usually start with…

Store Spotlight: Cakes with Faces

Store Spotlight: Cakes with Faces

Cakes with Faces is a cute online shop with graphic art by Amy Crabtree, inspired by Japanese pop culture and kawaii. Her super cute drawings are featured on t-shirts, artwork and accessories. I am very excited to bring you some…

Store Spotlight: Paper Source

Store Spotlight: Paper Source

I found out about Paper Source the other day from this post on The House of Smiths, and instantly fell in love. They stock lots of colourful, cute and wonderful things from stationery to bags to homeware (very similar in…

Store Spotlight: Kyootopia

Store Spotlight: Kyootopia

Kyootopia is an awesome Etsy store, run by Johannesburg-based Orla Hunter.Her work is sure to please anyone with a love of animals and the quirky (pirate goat anyone?), with her wonderful doodles turned into laser cut wooden jewellery pieces. Even…