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...

Robin Redbreast

Who doesn't love robins? Such beautiful little birds which have long been associated with Christmas. We must admit, we get a little buzz of excitement when we see one in the garden. Not only are they associated with Christmas, but some also believe that they can represent the soul of a loved one watching over you.This year, we have created a range of robin-themed products and we are just loving...

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...

Looking Forward to the Year Ahead : Happy 2017

Our stall on Manchester Christmas Markets - and my Dad who popped down for a visit. Well, here we are in 2017 and we are really looking forward to the year ahead. 2016 was a fantastic year for us and our little business. We had our best ever year on Etsy and on our own website, got accepted for Not on the High Street and had a fantastic year of fairs and shows. We were fortunate enough to be...

Getting Ready for Christmas

Stunning Christmas Decorations by Ioulia at By Hand Heart Well, here we are....it is nearly the end of October and I cannot believe how quickly this year has flown by! We are getting all geared up for Christmas - it is all go here at Poppy Kitten Designs Towers!We have a very busy few weeks coming up. We were invited to have a chalet at the Manchester Christmas Markets and very enthusiastically...

Getting Ready for Christmas

Stunning Christmas Decorations by Ioulia at By Hand Heart Well, here we are....it is nearly the end of October and I cannot believe how quickly this year has flown by! We are getting all geared up for Christmas - it is all go here at Poppy Kitten Designs Towers!We have a very busy few weeks coming up. We were invited to have a chalet at the Manchester Christmas Markets and very enthusiastically...

Autumn Time : Pine Cones and Acorns and Rose Gold Jewellery

 Here we are and it is now mid September! We really don't know where 2016 has gone....but we are now focusing on the run up to Christmas. We have some fantastic fairs lined up....including a return to Knutsford Christmas markets for the fourth year running.Much as we love summer, we are quite fond of autumn too......bonfire night, toffee apples, autumn colours, halloween......the run up to...

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...

Handmade Monday : Poppies In The Garden

Well, it's another beautiful day here in Manchester. It has been particularly lovely all weekend. On Saturday we visited the lovely Arley Hall for the Garden Festival. I couldn't resist buying some (more) poppies for my garden which we planted on Saturday evening when we got home. There were some wonderful stalls at the show and we even had a quick whizz around the crafts marquee which was pretty...