Rabbits or Bunnies

There’s an argument raging in our house.  It’s not serious, I don’t think blood will be spilt and I don’t think it’ll turn feudal but the stakes are high. It’s all down to Rabbits.  We’ve got two gorgeous new additions to our shop and the disagreement is over which will be more popular and which…

A smashing day out!

Following the Etsy webinar on photography it’s been a goal of ours to recreate some of the product shots. Being the collector (a.k.a.hoarder) that I am, it was pretty easy to find bits and pieces around the house to use as props. Feathers were perfect for the Owl and fir cones worked a treat for…

Blowing the marketing budget.

Doing something for nothing is far more fun than splurging out a ton of cash, especially when cash is not an obstacle. I used to have sole charge of the marketing budget in my old job and would think nothing of spending money on magazine adverts, trade shows, sales trips, promotional give-aways, branded clothing and…

Hello, It’s been too long.

Good morning, bet you’re wondering where we’ve been.  Well it’s been pretty hectic here with having family to stay and the Italian family party, or should I say ‘festa di famiglia’, and life in general.  But we haven’t been slacking off too much and have used the time wisely, in between partaking of Aperol Spritzers…

Bella Italia and Bella Etsy

I’m so excited!  We’ve really only just started on our new venture and we’ve received our first Etsy order!!! The gorgeous garden box that Nick decorated with (what seems to becoming our signature) Marguerites and the quip “Gardening is cheaper than therapy… and you get tomatoes” sold only an hour or so after me posting…