Vienna & Salzburg

At the start of the year Maria took a trip to Austria and amongst much time spent frolicking in the mountains to The Sound of Music soundtrack, also took these lovely photos of Vienna, Salzburg and the surrounding countryside.

Salzburg - Mountain view / Cuckoo clocks for sale / Makartsteg pedestrian Bridge - Love locks / View of the Makartsteg pedestrian Bridge

Mondsee Abbey / Interior of Mondsee Abbey / Mirabell Gardens - all locations in which The Sound of Music was filmed!

Vienna - Austrian Parliament building / Pirker : Honey gingerbread shop / A. Katzer  gift shop / St. Stephen's Cathedral

Here in the studio we believe it's never too early to start thinking about all the lovely mums (our own included!), so we've been hard at work designing some special new necklaces for this Mother's day, Sunday 30th March.

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First up - our new storybook lockets, beautifully gold plated and hanging on delicate gold filled chains these necklaces can be personalised with up to three words on either side and can even include a hand or footprint. Prices start from £55 for the Personalised Storybook Locket and £64 for the Handprint Storybook Locket.

Our secret message necklaces come in two styles and are made from beautifully laser etched cherry wood. These necklaces can be personalised on the reverse adding a special secret message between you and the recipient. Both simple designs hang elegantly on 18 inch 14k gold filled chain and cost £40. You can find these online by following these links - (left) Secret message heart necklace & (right) Personalised woodgrain heart necklace

All of our necklaces arrive beautifully boxed, bowed and ready for gift giving!


Maria saw in the new year in the lovely city of prague! Here are some photos from her trip along with some recommended sweet-treats...

View across the city // Prague Astronomical Clock // Gingerbread cookies: Gingerbread Museum // Trdelnik - (Rolled Pastries) being cooked at the markets
The beautiful cafe Bakeshop (highly recommended!) // The John Lennon Wall
 Decorative gate / Wenceslas Square  

Our Valentine's gift guide

Listen up, Valentine's day is just 9 days away - whether you are looking for something for him or for her we have put together a collection of our favourite gifts available on the web! (hint hint!)

For her

Hidden heart mittens - EKA - £32 / Personalised polaroid style cards - Instajunction - £9.99  / Handwritten mini love letter necklace (by us!) - £64 / Mink Hummingbird watch - Olivia Burton - £72

For him

Personalised "I promise" cards - I promise £9.50 / Personalised heart & initial plectrum - (by us!) £25 / "We're good together" chocolate bars - The Chocolate Library £9.99 / Personalised location jigsaw puzzle - The Little Boys Room £35

For the home

Personalised giant photo booth print - The Drifting Bear co. £65 / My side your side pillow cases - Twisted Twee £26 / Spread the love butter knife - Cutlery Commission £14 / Bespoke valentine's map heart - Bombus £45