A Kitschy Kitchen Shop is Closing!

A Kitschy Kitchen Shop is Closing!

A couple of people have asked me why I am closing my shop… Running a Kitschy Kitchen has been a tremendous boost to my confidence and has helped me immeasurably to figure out what it is I want to do with with the rest of my life! It has been both frustrating and rewarding. I … Continue reading

Red Shoes

Red Shoes

Just want to show off my Red Shoes… In process… not sure where they are going next?! Adapted from an image of vintage shoes for sale on etsy…

Flash Sale Apron Couponcode Flash20

Flash Sale Apron Couponcode Flash20

I am having a Flash Sale on top of the already Sale on all of my Aprons over $15…. In an effort to switch directions I am selling my beloved Aprons for an additional 20% off of the already marked down price. Spread the word! It’s time to get dirty in the kitchen! Cheers.

Kale plus Srircha = Yummy

Kale plus Srircha = Yummy

Yup I said it, Kale and Sriracha = Yummy… Two of my favourite things combined to make a delicious healthy (highly addictive) snack. This is what happens when I get a food craving while learning about design, pattern and illustrator…. silly little drawings and quirky ideas. I think I will keep this ‘idea’ a float and … Continue reading

Printed fabric obsession!

Printed fabric obsession!

What started off as an interest has turned into a full on obsession. Here is my first product in my new line of printed fabrics! I love this mid moderny motif and the aquamarine blue, so soothing and sophisticated to set a table with and enjoy your favourite week night dinner with! Everything about these … Continue reading

What I want to be when I grow up!

What I want to be when I grow up!

Have you ever had an Ah Ha moment, when it all becomes clear? When everything you have been doing falls into place and you know exactly what it is that you should be doing? I had one of those last week and finally figured out what I wan to be when I grow up…. Granted … Continue reading

Opportunity Knocks…dealing with feedback.

Opportunity Knocks…dealing with feedback.

Sometimes we get negative feedback, it happens, but what do you do about it? Rather than dwelling on it, it is the the perfect opportunity to turn it into a positive learning experience.  1. Listen to your customer, what are they saying? Don’t listen with the intent reply, listen with the intent to hear/understand.  When … Continue reading

Meatless Monday : Autumn Meal.

Meatless Monday : Autumn Meal.

“O wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn’s being, Thou, from whose unseen presence the leaves dead Are driven, like ghosts from an enchanter fleeing,”…         Ode to the West by Percy Bysshe Shelley A Meatless Monday meal for a cold rainy day and adaptation of one of my husband’s favourite meals to make… … Continue reading

Pillow me once Pillow me again.

Pillow me once Pillow me again.

Yup made new pillows… A couple of years ago I made some pillow covers, we were living in an attic apartment, our main living space consisted of bean bags low shelving and a couple sky lights- no full sized windows hence the need for bright busy patterns… As nice as it was having minimal furniture … Continue reading