Or at least hiding out in living rooms and kitchens around Waterford. When I started up The Peeko Crafters a couple of weeks ago I had an inkling that there had to be more crafty folk secretly making wonderful creations in their living rooms, hanging out on Facebook craft groups and Ravelry forums. It makes us … More Crafters Crafters Everywhere!
This week our little Peeko family went off for a few days in our caravan to Nore Valley Park in Kilkenny. It was a lovely little break, the little lady was off playing and feeding lambs all day, himself read his book and I got stuck into some knitting. On the way to shop one … More For the love of sheep
I’ve been working on a new exciting project lately and I can’t wait to get it started! The Peeko Crafters is a brand spanking new craft group that will be starting in Waterford 31st March 2016! It will take place every Thursday evening between 7-9pm in A.M. The Home Workshop for coffee, wine, chats and some … More The Peeko Crafters – New Craft Group for Waterford!
To celebrate my new logo I’m running a competition over on my Facebook Page for 3 vouchers for my Etsy shop! To be in with a chance of being one of 3 winners, pop over to Facebook page to enter. (It’s just in time for Mother’s Day too!)
The last 2 months have been busy ones at the Peeko Crafts headquarters. There hasn’t been as much creating and designing as I’d like, nor has there been as much social media as I’d like. But there has been some serious organising and I’ve finally gotten around to settling on a logo for my business. … More Loving my New Look
This weeks Handmade Christmas Gift Guide features 3 of my favourite shops. Two are local Waterford businesses that I met in the early stages of Peeko Crafts and the third is run by a local lady, and friend of mine, who is living in Australia but her shop has a very special meaning. Stitching Pretty … More Have yourself a Handmade Christmas Part 2: Banteay Srey, Stitching Pretty and Poppy and Ivy Studios
It’s time for the first of my Handmade Christmas Gift Guides (you can find out a little more about why I’m doing these here)! I’m going to start with my newest handmade community, the Amazon Handmade Artisans Network. This wonderful group of artisans started up earlier this year when news of the Handmade at Amazon marketplace … More Have Yourself a Handmade Christmas Part 1: Amazon Handmade Artisans Network
If you follow me on Facebook then you might have seen my post last week about shopping handmade and local this Christmas. Before I started selling my own creations I used to make a lot of Christmas presents for my nearest and dearest. As I’ve gotten busier though it’s become harder to fit in personal projects but that … More Let’s all shop handmade this Christmas
I’ll be at the brand spanking new market at St Patrick’s Gateway Centre in Waterford City this coming Saturday from 10am -5pm. I’ve been told there’ll be tea, coffee and entertainment as well as some other fabulous stalls selling clothing, food, confectionery, jewellery, photography and more. There’s no entry fee so if you’re in around town … More St Patrick’s Gateway Centre Saturday Market
I’ve already showed you the first lot of rose jewellery that I’ve been making, these fabulous Teal earrings, necklace and bracelet I now also have a beautiful sophisticated black set available from my Etsy shop. This set features eye-catching ruby red Czech glass beads with a Picasso finish and black Toho beads. I set these … More Roses are Teal, Black, Lilac or any other colour you’d like!