Monday, January 30, 2012

Busy, busy Busy!

It really has been a week of creating some beautiful products. From soaps to shower gels, coasters to handbags and paper to trivets.  My house is full of activity of late.

There is NEVER a dull moment in my house.  Do you reuse, recycle or upcycle products.  I love creating.

Sue x

Monday, January 16, 2012

Welcome 2012

Hi everyone first blog of the year and my god has it been a busy couple of weeks.  As some of you were aware my hubby and son and myself spent 16 days travelling around Tasmania.  What an amazing place and met so many wonderful crafty people.  This year is going to be huge, filled with new products including recycled stationary paper, wrapping papers, household items, our famous soaps, shower gels, lip balms, some handmade clothing made from recycled items, vintage ware and loads more to come. 

While I was away in Tassie I managed to fit in a Workshop on making paper from recycled products.  If you are ever down there and in the Burnie region you need to visit The Makers Workshop.  Here you will be able to attend the workshop and also meet other artisans that create the most amazing products plus you will be able to purchase many handmade items.

The last couple of days I have been busy creating some new soaps.  This year I have decided to introduced French Handmilled Soaps.  What are the benefits of French Milled Soaps?  The refined soap flakes in French milled soap produce a smoother, richer lather than cold-processed glycerin soap. This lather may not contribute to more effective cleansing, but it does give the soap a luxurious feel.
Plus during the process more oils and butters are added to really give you that nourishing soap.

Romantic Bliss is a blend of Rose Petal, Lavender and Patchouli. 

Lavender & Lemon soap has the balanced aroma of freshly-peeled Lemon and lavender. This citrus/flora blend will refresh, tone, cleanse, and purify your skin. I have also added poppyseeds for a gentle scrub.

 Neem and Lavender soap contains neem extract well known for its antibacterial and antifungal properties which has been used medicinally for centuries.  Added bonus of Lavender Buds from Tasmania.

Icecream Sundae Pack.  Mango Mania, Lots of Berries and Lime Cupcake Soaps.  These smell so amazing and will make a perfect gift. 

Keep an eye out for new products thoughout the year.  These soaps above will be ready for sale towards the end of February at BrisStyle Indie Twilight Market and The Handmade Expo in March.

Sue x