The Berylune Blog / craft kits

Bright and sunny

What a lovely day! Finally, it feels like winter is behind us. We actually had the shop door propped open all day, and popped to Cow for a milkshake. Yum.

The Cath Kidston van was out enjoying the sunshine today too! They are due to open on Thursday, which we're all very excited about. We think Cath will draw loads of lovely new shoppers to Leamington, and just being round the corner from us will...
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Zip it.

I am so pleased that the new year has brought with it renewed interest in our craft workshops. Maybe it's our workshop window display, or maybe it's all those new year's resolutions! Learning a new craft or vowing to make your own clothes are both great ways to start the year - and so much cheaper than joining the gym!

The window features examples from a number of our workshops - screen printing, ...
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We've had stalls at Christmas markets for a few years now. Product lines have come and gone; occasionally something gets dropped by the wayside for no particular reason other than we forget we used to do it, or another idea takes over and we find ourselves caught up in that instead.

In 2011 we made baby-sock bunny kits. A friend of our shop, Kirsten, was lucky enough to be bought one of those kits...
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Happy New Year!

2012 saw so many changes in all our lives around here. The realisation of our shop-shaped dream being the most significant. Unexpectedly, we have made inspiring new friends, learnt new crafts and had a thoroughly good time!

We've been taking stock (literally!), and working out which of our ideas we want to concentrate on next. We've been desperately trying to justify field trips to several European...
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