Category Archives: Top Tips

How to repair a loose stitch on your Handbag

If, like me, you have a favourite bag that you use daily, you would probably be lost without it, so you need to look after it. Very occasionally a simple repair may be required. My Favourite Bag. After more than a year of heavy use, the stitching on the zip puller of my large sporty…

How to Care for your Tweed bag in Wet Weather

Help, my bag is made of Tweed! All the new collection tweed designs in my range, have prompted quite a few customers to ask me about care for their bags in wet, wintery condidtions. Don’t be worried – just take a few precautions and your bag will stay looking as good as new! If your…

Facebook: Has your business page got the new Timeline?

I took the plunge recently and changed both my personal Facebook profile and my business page over to the ‘new timeline’. The new look allows you to upload a huge photo as the main one and a little insert ‘profile’ picture. This is my current look. I plan to change it from time to time…

How to get a Biro mark off a coloured leather

Oh no, there’s biro on my wallet! I’ve been a bit careless with my Apple Green Travel Wallet lately. I must have shoved it into my bag in a rush and I got a big black biro mark right on the front of it. It was so unsightly and the wallet no longer looked very…

How To Be An Organised Traveller

It helps to be organised when travelling mainly because there is usually a schedule to adhere to. Here’s how I stay organised. Use a Travel Wallet My top tip for having all your documents, cash, credit cards & passport to hand when travelling is to use a travel wallet. My travel wallet is one of…

3 tips for keeping your handbag looking as good as new

. Some people will think these tips are obvious but I thought I would share them with you because I have come across a surprising number of people who don’t do this! . If you want your handbag to stay looking great then follow these 3 easy tips. . 1) Don’t throw your bag around….

5 uses for my pen case design: Not just a pen case!

Pens & pencils, reading glasses or slim sunglasses: what do you use yours for? The top 5 uses for this design are: 1. Pencase 2. Spectacle case 3. Make up Brushes case 4. Tampax holder 5. Holder for insulin pen Can you think of any more uses? The absolute top 2 reasons that customers buy…

Shona’s shoe guide to: Turkey (don’t ditch the heels)

Travelling on the Cheap: Moi? Well, yes, trying to! I have recently been to Turkey for a few days….so I decided to pack light. (I know you wouldn’t expect anything less of me!) And – who wants to pay £30 to EasyJet just to check in luggage anyway? The flight was expensive enough – the…

20 uses for a mini leather purse!

About 10 days ago I wrote a post about 7 practical uses for a mini leather purse and then I tweeted a link to that post. Wow, the response via Twitter was amazing….. lots of people took a look at the post and then tweeted me with tons more practical uses for my mini leather…

7 Practical Uses For A Mini Leather Purse

When I make a new design I generally think about 1 main use for the bag/purse/object but guess what – there are loads of different uses for the same design as I am going to share with you here: Take one of my popular mini purse designs, only £12.00 each or 3 for £30 Here…