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Post Your Prize on Instagram!

Post Your Prize on Instagram!

Oo my we love our Instagram over at Howkapow! All those filters make us giddy with possibility!

This week we’re giving you the chance to win a product from our shop, simply by posting a pic of it on your Instagram feed with the hashtag #postyourprize. The competition will run for a week and a winner will be announced on Friday April 17th.

Be in it to win it and head over to Howkapow to browse what you would most love to be delivered straight to your door… then pop over on Instagram and tell everyone about it! Good luck, folks! x

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LoveLane Children’s Costumes!

LoveLane was founded in 2006, in Savannah, Georgia, by graphic designer turned screen printing textile designer, Lane Huerta. Lane produces innovative children’s clothing that she makes by hand and sells from her online Etsy shop.

Her work is colourful, whimsical and focuses on make-believe – in particular, superhero capes, hats and cuffs in various bright primary colours; all handmade from either natural duck canvas or utility grade cotton and all printed with eco friendly inks.

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Win this Orange Pickle Poster by Darling Clementine!

All this weekend we’re giving you the chance to win this Orange Pickle Poster by Norwegian designers Darling Clementine on Twitter! All you have to do is hop on to our Twitter feed and retweet / and or follow our tweet to enter. Nice and simple!

This Orange Pickle Poster (worth £20) is by design duo, Ingrid Reithaug and Tonje Holand from Darling Clementine. It measures 50cm x 70cm, and comes rolled in a protective tube. It has a dusty pink background and an illustrated orange as its subject – it looks good enough to eat!

Our Orange Pickle Poster Competition is up and running over the weekend, and will close on Sunday March 29th at midnight. A winner will be chosen at random and informed on Monday March 30th. Happy tweeting folks and good luck! x

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Roy’s Little People

Urban artist Roy Tyson makes us look at life from a different perspective. His website, Roy’s People, showcases a range of photographs that Roy has created using installations of meticulously hand-painted miniature architectural models and figures, taxidermy and everyday items.

Already hugely popular across social media, Roy creates situations with a playfully surreal edge. Cue his photograph of a family walking their beetle by the sea; rock climbers scaling a huge cheese grater and workmen fixing a bright blue slick of Play-Doh.

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Roy believes, “Sometimes, art can be boring, but I plan to challenge this by creating images that are intriguing, humorous, thought provoking and fun. I believe everyone can relate to my art in some way or another.” You can buy his photographs online, alongside a range of original artwork.

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How Many Beans Are In This Mug? The Closest Answer Wins This Whole Lovely Mug Set!

Hurrah it’s Friday! And today we’ve another corker of a competition for you!

This week we took delivery of some lovely boxes fresh off the plane from Canada, Toronto to be precise. Ceramicist Xenia Taler wowed us with her stylish mugs, three of which sport a very on-trend splash of copper. Coming in at £14.95 each the Swan MugWoodcut MugStill Life Cat Mug and the Dot Mug are now up on the shop and already pottering out the door…

But this weekend we’re giving you the chance to win all four! All you have to do is guess how many coffee beans are in the Cat Still Life Mug in the picture above. So, how many do you think? The person with the closest number wins the whole set! Enter by giving your best answer on the post on our Facebook page…

So get counting! The competition closes on Sunday March 15th and the winner will be announced on Monday March 16th. Good luck!

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Sarah Knight from Stormy Knight

“My day starts at about 6:30am and I’ll be in my studio with a cup of tea and emails open by 8am – which makes me sound much better at mornings than I actually am… my commute is approximately 3 seconds as my studio is next to the kitchen.

“I like to get all of the sensible jobs out of the way early – invoicing, posting orders, sending emails and doing my accounts etc to make way for the fun stuff. Which can be anything from researching trends, coming up with new designs, buying props for photo-shoots or designing marketing material.

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