Believe in yourself

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Did you know that the chance of you existing is pretty well non existent? The probability is 1 in 10 to the power of 2,695,000 (yes that’s right, a ten followed by 2,695,000 zeros) which means, by default, you really are pretty amazing. Now that we have established just how brilliant you are, I don’t think there’s much point in doubting yourself is there?
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I spent all day yesterday making flags, and this is my new favourite! The listings will be live later today, but just drop me a message if you’d like one x
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The amazing journey of an order

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Since I made the new thank you order that I put in with all of my orders, I’ve had almost as many messages about the note as I have about the products I’ve sent out. Because of that, I thought the next thing I had to make was a similar picture for other small businesses – not a thank you note, but a picture showing the amazing journey of an order. And here it is! I hope you like it!
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This is hot off the sewing machine, but I’ll be making prints, so if you’d like to be the first to know when these come in to stock, please sign up to my newsletter (there’s a link in the bio 😊💌) .
Happy Tuesday xxx
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How to feel happy

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How to feel happy…
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Words of advice from a seven year old this morning – I think she’s got it sussed!
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It’s not just my writing that lives on notepad pictures, they’re the perfect way to capture the writing ✍️of loved ones young and old. .
Have a happy Monday xx
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Courage is the key

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Courage has many different guises; it might mean standing up in a room full of people to talk, speaking out for something you believe in, or following your heart. It can be a large gesture or something seemingly small. It could mean getting out of bed in the morning.
If you’re facing a situation where you feel like you need a little bit more courage, this is the perfect reminder to pin on your coat. I’ve uploaded this and the believe key to my website. I also know that life can need many keys ( it’s been half term for my kids this week, and patience is the main one I have needed!) so do get in touch if you’d like a key with a different word.
Have a great weekend.
Emma x
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Fly the flag for small business

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It’s reaching that time of year where we’re starting to think about Christmas – whether it’s frantically prepping for fairs, shop and online sales, starting to see flurries of orders coming in 🤞, or writing lists of things to gift. .
Whatever the reason, a shop small badge is the perfect addition to your cardie to wave the small (but mighty) flag for the small (but mighty) businesses. I have maker versions like this, which I splattered in paint or my regular blue, both of which are free motion embroidered with the teeny tiniest writing and available on my website. .
Fly the flag for small businesses 🚩
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Happy dance

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It’s been a while since I’ve shared a work in progress shot, so I thought I’d show you a little snippet of a new note picture that I’ve been working on. This one is called The amazing journey of an order. I decided to make it after all of the lovely comments and photo shares I get for my Thank you slip that I put in with my own orders
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I obviously couldn’t leave out that happy dance feeling, and because it really does make me feel very happy getting an order I added a sparkly disco ball! .
Wishing you a Wednesday filled with disco ball moments!! Emma xx
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The key is to believe

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The key is to believe
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You’re doing just fine card

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“I’ll never be like other people, but that’s okay because I’m a bear” some Paddington wisdom for your Saturday afternoon – i hope you’re doing just fine on this grey drizzly day! I’m just popping on to let you know that these marmalade cards have just been added to my website – there’s a link in my bio .
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The journey of an idea

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Today is international artists day, so pick up your pens, paints or pins and needles and create! .

UPDATE – I completely forgot to tell you … I’ve listed journey of an idea greetings cards in my shop – there’s a link in my bio
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Playing with paint

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I had great fun splattering fabric paint 🎨 over material, my workshop and all over myself yesterday (sadly it was only once I got home from the school run that I realised I had been sporting a yellow eyebrow 🤪) I wanted to make some maker badges that looked like they were cut from a painters apron – like a maker had made them 😊. There are a few different wording options, which I’ve listed over on my website now.
Have a great day xxx
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