Two Months in Self-Isolation : Working from Home

Well, it is now 59 days since we started to self-isolate/shield and start working from home and I have to say, we are quite enjoying it. I have moments of going stir crazy - I really miss my swimming and meeting up with my friends and James is definitely missing his beloved Stockport County Football Club.....but there are some positives. We have, for example, been able to spend time with our pets...

Getting Used to a New Normal

We have been working from home for over a month now. It has certainly been a challenge adapting back to the office being at home. We brought most of our stock and as much of our equipment and machines back from the studio, so we are currently managing to still provide the vast majority of our ranges and so far, so good. We were fortunate, timing wise, in that we had just had a photo shoot for some...

It's February 29th - and ages since I last posted.....

Well....it is the 29th February today and it's only once every four years that we can say that ;)I cannot believe it has been so long since we last wrote a blog post......we were just finishing our 12 week pop up shop at Hatch when I last posted something. That was the beginning of September!So much has happened since then and the last few months have been a whirlwind......Let's start with the...

January Cruising & Back to Reality

January Cruising & Back to Reality
Well, it has taken us until 20th February to write our first blog post of 2019! Sorry for the delay but it has been all go behind the scenes here at PoppyK. We started 2019 after the busiest Christmas season on record. Thank you so much to all our lovely customers and friends who supported us in 2018. We cannot thank you enough for your support for our business and dream.Following the excitement...

We're Back in Blogger Land.......

  Well good evening to you.It has been absolutely ages since we last wrote a blog post. So long, in fact, that we have almost forgotten how to do it.....so, why the radio silence?It has been a very busy 18 months with the business. James has spent the last 18 months travelling the length and breadth of the country promoting the Poppy K brand. We have expanded our range considerably. Our jewellery is...

Full Time and Craft Fairs

Molecular Structure of Chocolate Necklace Well, it has been absolutely ages since I last blogged - April in fact - and so much has happened since then. I am not sure where to even start after such a long hiatus! Unfortunately, I have not had a good year health wise and took the step to take an unpaid career break from my job as of August 1st. I am now working on our little business full time and...