Saturday, 31 December 2011

Here Comes 2012!

It has all been a bit quiet on the Mouse Illustration front over the last couple of weeks and that is because I have been home for Christmas.  I thought I would have enough time to work and play but as I always find when I make that long flight home to Scotland I never have enough time to get everything done. 

As new Year approaches and my time at home is coming to an end I am reflecting on what this year has meant to me and my business.  At the beginning of this year I decided to launch my little jewellery business and I promised to give myself a full year of working hard to see where it may take me.  If at the end of that year I hadn't made any progress then I had decided to reevaluate my situation.  However, I can gladly and proudly announce that I will continue with my business and through 2012 I will be working harder as Mouse Illustration keeps on growing. 

Christmas at home with family is always amazing so I thought I would share a few snapshots of our house at Christmas.

 Santa Clause is coming to town..................
Christmas Tree Oh Christmas Tree..............

And of course what Christmas would be complete without a pair of Mouse Slippers!

We are now getting ready for our New Year Celebrations here in Bonnie Scotland.  In true Scottish style I ended up at a Ceilidh a few nights ago singing Auld Lang Syne as if it were New Years Eve so I think tonight will be a quite celebration bringing in the Bells with the family. 

I hope wherever you are in the world that you have a very Happy and Joyful New Year!

Happy New Year Eveyone!

Monday, 5 December 2011

Vesta Design and Gift Store

I am very proud and pleased to announce that Mouse Illustration Jewellery can now be purchased from Vesta Design and Gift Store in Queenstown NZ.

This is a very unique and adorable little gallery space.  This historic cottage is located right on the lakefront of the beautiful Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown.  Many of the original features are still present in the cottage, including the wall paper. This backdrop acts as a wonderful contrast to the wide range contemporary NZ design products that Vesta showcases.  They even have an adorable surrounding garden where you can relax with a coffee and take in the views.

I just love looking around this Gallery as they have such a unique range of artists showcasing their work.

If you live in Queenstown or are just visiting then please make sure you do not miss out on this little gem!  Pop on in for a coffee and cake and find yourself a unique gift all handmade by New Zealand artists.

I am very happy that Mouse Illustration is now a member of the Vesta Design community :-)

You can browse the Vesta Gift and Design Store website here.

Love from a Happy Mouse!