Etsy Shop Launch

Hope you all had a fab Christmas and New Year! I have been busy finally setting up my Etsy shop! You can now buy my jewellery, cards and bags online, which is very exciting! More items are being added each week, so keep checking back! And as a launch special there is 10% OFF EVERYTHING! But be quick it is on for one week only!! It is also the launch of my new brand name Cat-a-Cake Creations (I hope you all like it)!

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Why not spend your Christmas money on something handmade this year, or buy yourself a New Year treat! It would be lovely if you could have a look: Cat-a-Cake Creations Etsy Shop.

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Covent Garden Market

Here are a few photos of my stall at Covent Garden. The stall holders there were lovely and welcoming. Unfortunately the weather meant it was a quiet day but it was a good experience all the same and I am pleased I have been accepted into such a prestigious venue.

 

 

 

 

 

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween everyone- from Buddy the black cat!

 

Buddy is available as a necklace, brooch (laser cut acrylic or wood), a print, greeting card, mirror, mini badge and more. Email sayhello@clairemontgomerydesign.com if you’d like to order any or find out more!

Brighton Craft Alliance

I will be taking part in the Brighton Craft Alliance on Sunday October 28th at The Brunswick pub in Hove.

 

This is the first Brighton Craft Alliance and is is set to be a great craft fair with lots of lovely stall holders. Why not pop along and see for yourself. Find us at The Brunswick, 1 Holland Road, Hove from 12-5pm.

I will be selling my new jewellery range, including Oli the owl for Halloween and introducing my winter range all set for Christmas. I will also be selling greeting cards (including Christmas cards), pocket mirrors, cotton bags, badges and more!

Champions!

Woohoo- go team GB! Not usually into sports but think we all will agree that really was a super Saturday! We want to be in the olympic stadium- it looks fab! Victory is ours!

 

One Month to go- London 2012

It is only one month to go until the London 2012 Olympics begin! See some of my special edition designs below, which are available now and a great keepsake for the London 2012 celebrations…

See all my designs in the greeting card gallery here.

Brighton Beach

Hope all Dad’s have had a happy Dad’s day- it was sunny here in Brighton (most of the day at least)! Lets hope summer is on its way! This design is from my Brighton ‘Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside’ range.

Pulse London

Today is the start of Pulse London- a trade show with lots of lovely card and craft people and companies exhibiting- many of them for the first time!

Pulse describes itself as:

“Pulse offers you the right mix this summer, delivering a perfect blend of new designers and trusted favourites to suit your buying needs – at the UK’s only summer trade event. Pulse’s unique summer buying time allows you to source and buy what your customers want right now, in the season, as well as your long orders for the rest of the year.

At Pulse, you can find unique and original items from the UK’s leading young designers within Launchpad. Spot the latest innovative products and cutting edge designs from 160 of the latest talents, all exclusive to Pulse.”

I was hoping to visit but unfortunately I just don’t have time at the moment (busy planning The Fairy Tale Fair), I am planning on visiting next year and hopefully exhibiting one day!

Good luck to those exhibiting!

Celebrate the Jubilee in Style!

The Jubilee celebrations are only a couple of weeks away now! Celebrate in style! Find this greeting card design, along with my other designs, is available now at both Brighton Artists Houses I am part of, as well as The Makers Boutique on Saturday the 2nd June, and The Craftaganza on the Bank Holiday Tuesday 5th June. I have Jubilee themed cards, pocket mirrors, badges, bags and more.
See all my Greeting Card Designs.

Art @number 73 Open House

Here are a few photos I took from art @73’s open house…

My table of bits and bobs- small bags, mirrors, badges, t-shirts…

A framed jubilee print and an original framed London Eye screenprint

Small cotton bags- all hand printed and decorated.

Mini keepsake bags, pocket mirrors, badges and t-shirts

Greeting cards- all 4 sided colour print. Only £1.60 each AND 4 for the price of 3!

Hand glittered greeting cards, party invites and mini gift bags

Lucy Ashworth’s wonderful fox creations!

Karen Rao’s fabulous felt designs

73 stanmer Villas, Brighton (BN17HN) is open today 11-6, and next Saturday and Sunday also. Visit to see over 16 artists and their lovely work! It is number i34 and page 80 in the Artists Open Houses brochure and is located near Fiveways area! Why not take a peek….?

Glitter, glitter, glitter!

I have been very busy hand glittering lots of greeting cards in preparation for the Artists Open Houses in Brighton, which open this weekend!! All my greeting card designs will be available at both artists houses I am part of, at very reasonable prices (£1.60 standard/ £1.95 glittered). All cards will also have a special 4 for the price of 3 promotion! Glittered cards are limited, so get them quick!

Glittered cards I’m working through

‘Want a biscuit?’ Glittered Card

‘Brighton Beach’ Glittered Card

Powder Beauty- My Products in store

Here are a few photos of my products in Powder Beauty Boutique, Brighton.

My Cards

Pocket Mirrors

Badges amongst other lovely vintage bits

You can visit Powder at:
Powder Beauty Boutique, 5 Duke Street, Brighton, BN1 1EE
01273 720055, www.powderbeauty.co.uk

New Stockist- Powder Beauty

Announcing my latest stockist- Powder Beauty, Brighton! Owned by Rachel Kutschker Powder is a beautiful boutique, vintage inspired beauty salon situated in the heart of Brighton’s lanes. Powder opened in 2004 and now has a strong reputation across Brighton. Powder Beauty Boutique also stock an exclusive range of vintage inspired jewellery by brands: Bow & Crossbones, Hannah Makes Things, Anna Lou of London. Plus their own unique vintage finds.

My products, (including cotton bags, greeting cards, pocket mirrors and badges) will be available there very soon, and I will update with photos on here when they are out!

You can find Powder at:

Powder Beauty Boutique, 5 Duke Street, Brighton, BN1 1EE
01273 720055, www.powderbeauty.co.uk

 

London 2012

I’m am heading up to London today for an early Birthday treat- afternoon tea at a posh hotel- yum yum! I thought I’d get in the London mood and post a couple of my London 2012 designs…

For all my designs see my Greeting Card Gallery page!

My Products in the Angel Bakery

As announced earlier this month my cake themed products are now available in the Angel Bakery food kitchen, Brighton. Here are some photos I took when I popped by!

Find a range of my cake themed cards, pocket mirrors, badges and stickers there now! See my previous Angel Bakery post for all the details!

You can find them at:
Angel Food Kitchen, 12 Brighton Square, Brighton, BN1 1HD.

You can also view their website here.

Photos from the Makers Boutique

Here are a few photos from the Makers Boutique Craft fair on Saturday…

Mini cotton bags

Badges

I will also be at the next Makers Boutique, on Saturday June 2nd if you would like to come along!

It’s the Makers Boutique Today!

Looking for something to do this Easter weekend? Still stuck on gift ideas? Well come along to the Makers Boutique where you’ll find lots of lovely handmade gifts from a range of local artists! Hope to see you there!

Makers Boutique Craft Fair- Tomorrow!

It’s the Makers Boutique craft fair tomorrow in Brighton! Come along for all things handmade and lovely. I will be selling a range of easter gifts, Brighton seaside themed ranges, and special edition Jubilee and London 2012 items! Pocket mirrors, cotton bags, badges, stickers, handmade felt chicks, goody bags, mugs and more! Why not come along and take a peek at all the wonderful sellers for yourself!

Open 11am-6pm (extended hours!), Unitarian Church, New Road, Brighton (just along from the Theatre Royal)!

Hope to see you there, and Happy Easter!!

Latest Stockist- Angel Bakery Food Kitchen!

I am pleased to announce my latest product stockist- Angel Bakery Food Kitchen, Brighton! Angel Bakery is a wonderfully yummy cupcake bakery, and is Brighton’s original. Visitors travel from all over the country to try the yummy treats from the bakery (and they are very yummy indeed)! The bakery has been featured in Vogue Magazine, The Independent, Time Out London, ITV 2 and more- why not pay a visit yourself? If your not Brighton based it is a good excuse for a trip to the seaside!

The Angel Food Kitchen- which hosts a range of cake classes, birthday’s, parties and more- will be stocking a range of my cake themed products including cards, pocket mirrors, badges and stickers.

 It is situated in the heart of Brighton’s lanes, and you can find them at:

Angel Food Kitchen, 12 Brighton Square, Brighton, BN1 1HD.
See their website here.

(cupcake image source- http://www.angelfoodbakery.co.uk/index.php).

Interested in stocking my products?

Hello! If you like my work and are interested in stocking any of my products then I would love to hear from you! My products include greeting cards (see my gallery here), pocket mirrors, badges, stickers, hand decorated cotton bags and more. Contact me for all the details!

I look forward to hearing from you!

New Card Stockist!

I have had an order for my ‘Oh I Do Like to be Beside the Seaside’ Brighton card range from the io Gallery, in Brighton’s lanes! The gallery ordered a few of my cards for Christmas but now will be stocking a bigger range of my cards! The io Gallery is a wonderful gallery of local artists work and is well respected within Brighton. This is how they describe themselves on their website:

‘Established in 1997 io Gallery represents artists across a wide spectrum of practice This is reflected by the eclectic range of art & craft shown. Majority of which is produced by local Brighton artisans.’

 Look out for my new range in the gallery from this weekend!

Find the gallery at:
io Gallery Brighton, 39 Sydney street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 4EP.

Craftagnza Market at Fabrica Gallery!

Yesterday was the Spring Craftaganza in Brighton, at Fabrica gallery. There was lots of lovely craft makers there will all sorts of crafty bits! Here are some photos I took of my stall…

      Thanks to everyone who came along!

My Products in Brighton Museum Shop!

My products are now on sale in the Brighton museum shop, which is very exciting! Currently on sale are greetings cards, pocket mirrors, badges and stickers – all at very reasonable prices!

My cards on display in the shop

My Pocket Mirrors

Stickers and badges

The Brighton Museum Shop

If you are Brighton based you can pop by anytime, the museum shop is located within the museum in Brighton Pavilion gardens. See their website for details.