Happy Googly Halloween!

Proof that whatever you put a googly-eye on… it just looks rad.  Or should we say, baaaaaaad! Mwah ha ha!! Thank you You Are My Fave for this! Happy Googly Halloween, folks!

Competition! Win Ocelot Chocolates & Our Pantone Coffee Maker!

We’ve a delicious new Facebook competition for you Howkapowers! All this weekend we’re giving you the chance to win this beautiful set of six hand-made Ocelot Chocolates as well as our Vintage Blue 6-Cup Pantone Coffee Maker… luxury coffee and chocolate? What more could you want!?

Ocelot Chocolate are Matt and Ish – who make award-winning, handmade rare-origin chocolate bars and truffles in Edinburgh. They are a newly married couple who left their jobs as chefs to pursue their dream of having their own business and making the most delicious confectionery, in the purest way possible. Matt and Ish hand-make everything using only the highest grade organic and fair-trade produce, and also draw and design all of their packaging and artwork themselves (Ish studied illustration at art school, and Matt has always loved art and graphic design).

We’re giving you the chance to win the delicious Raspberry & Vanilla Chocolate Bar; Bee Pollen & Mango Chocolate Bar; Salted Marcona Almond Chocolate Bar; Hebridean Sea Salt Chocolate Bar; Piura Porcelana Chocolate Bar and the Fig & Orange Chocolate Bar. YUM.

Enter on our Facebook page simply by telling us what your favourite flavour of chocolate is! The Competition runs until midnight on Sunday November 1st. Good luck x

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Spanish artist Lorenzo Manuel Duran creates beautiful artwork out of found leaves…

KLEIN & SCHÖN

Fabulous Australian blog, the Design Files, were behind our latest internet design lust find. KLEIN&SCHÖN is the studio of 21-year-old Genevieve Bryce-Stenzel, who creates vibrant hand-crafted polymer clay vessels and jewellery… but only in her spare time at night! During the day she works in visual merchandising in Melbourne. Very clever! We love the styling (by Nat Turnbull and photography by Elise Wilken) and strong saturation of these images. Great shoot guys!

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Behind the Scenes… Nathalie Bond Photoshoot!

Behind the scenes on our Nathalie Bond Organics shoot last week! The studio smelt lovely for days… Mmmm. Make sure you browse our whole collection of 100% Natural Organic Skincare here

New This Week… Nathalie Bond 100% Natural Organic Skincare!

We introduced the 100% Organic Natural Skincare range of lovely Nathalie Bond earlier this year, and this week have plumped up our range to include Candles, Body Scrub and Bath Salts. These all come stylishly packaged in a range of sizes and scents – from Pine Needle & Juniper and Bergamot & Ylang Ylang to – our favourite – Wild Lemongrass. They all smell absolutely divine… and are just as good for you too! Shop the whole range in our Bath section here…

Pick Up A Playmat!

Our best-selling Play & Go Playmats deserved some time in the limelight, so together with some willing Lego counterparts they’ve produced their first feature-length (well, 15 second) film! They’re gonna be stars! A simple and effective solution to toy storage – each Playmat is a two-in-one storage bag that doubles as a play mat – choose from our Cobalt BluePoppy Red; Blue Zig Zag; Anchor; Red Zig Zag; Play & Go Greent; Turquoise; Badminton; Panda and Superhero. Lights, camera… action!

Gifts For… Night Owls!

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As the nights draw in and Halloween and Bonfire Knight are knocking at the door, we thought we’d create a collective ode to those of you who love the night. We love you Night Owls, and now we want to share that love with 15% off any of the items in this dark and brooding range.

Simply enter the code: NIGHTOWL at checkout and slink off back to complete your daylight slumber, your job here is done. Now where were those bat wings…?

The Promotion runs until midnight on November 6th.

1. Sol Dusk Print – £35 / 2. Luna Dusk Print – £35 / 3. Small Smoke Bubble Glass –  £4.95 / 4. Large Smoke Bubble Glass – £7.95 / 5. Black Rainbow Confetti Pouch – £22.95 / 6. Ray Necklace – £40 / 7. Monochrome Mug – £6.95 / 8. Black Baggu Duck Tote Bag – £22.95 / 9. Flocked Cat Brooch – £14.95

Andrew Harlow

Cool sculpture park installation from Andrew Harlow! We had to share 🙂

New This Week… Organic Cotton French Playmats & Playon Crayons!

We’ve new kids on the block this week – all the way from France and Belgium. Our Tapikids Playmats come in four designs – Animals, Roads, Towns and Nature – and are made from 100% organic cotton by French design studio, Deuz. They are a great nursery or park rug, which double as a handy play mat too: a great way to use a combination of old and new toys in one colourful place!

We also have some fun ergonomic Playon Crayons from Belgium. Available in Primary or Pastel, they make the perfect first crayon – their design means little fingers can grab onto them easily and make some early masterpieces! Shop the whole collection here…

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