CandelabraFamily

Unique, handcrafted items for parents and children

Leeds, United Kingdom · 9 Sales

CandelabraFamily

Unique, handcrafted items for parents and children

Leeds, United Kingdom 9 Sales On Etsy since 2017

5 out of 5 stars
(3)

Announcement   Welcome to my shop! I'm so excited to be putting my creations out into the world. I hope you like them. Do also check out my other shop, CandelabraCrafts, which is filled with fun things for readers and writers.

Announcement

Last updated on Mar 8, 2018

Welcome to my shop! I'm so excited to be putting my creations out into the world. I hope you like them. Do also check out my other shop, CandelabraCrafts, which is filled with fun things for readers and writers.

BM Keeling

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BM Keeling

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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(3)
Kathy

Kathy on Jan 27, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

These are absolutely beautiful magnets and I am made up with my purchase. They were delivered swiftly in a lovely canvas bag which was a nice extra touch. I love to support these small businesses online as I feel you get a much more personal service. Excellent value for money and I look forward to making future purchases from this site.

Updates

I’m trying out my new sample mugs with coffee and a sly Easter Egg (has to be done!). I’m happy with them but I think I’ll tweak the colours before putting them in the shop. They should nicely compliment my other Alice items. Each has writing on reverse.
I’ve had my first go at embossing! I pimped up these kraft boxes to go with my heart magnets and I think it’s worked a treat. They look much better.

About

A New Adventure

Hi there,
Thank you so much for stopping by and taking the time to read about my new venture. I'm currently a stay at home mum to two boys and, over the past few years, I've been learning to write fiction. I absolutely love it - a chance to disappear into worlds of my own making. A couple of years ago I published a book of gothic short stories called 'Into Dust and Other Strange Tales'. It has been well-received and I'm still proud of it but the plan to move into novel writing hit a wall with baby number two. Too little sleep combined with finding it difficult to carve out long enough chunks of time to write anything meaningful had me casting around for a creative outlet which I could do in shorter bursts.

After attending a local craft fair and following many visits to Pinterest, I decided to give making things a go. I quickly got the bug, finding that I could leave my projects on the kitchen island (out of reach of grubby fingers) and return to them whenever I got a moment. Very soon I couldn't sleep for the ideas running through my head (and also the crying baby) and I haven't looked back since. It has given me a new direction and I'm excited to see where it takes me. Focusing on family-related items seemed natural, although I have also produced some literary-type items which reflect my love of books and writing. They can also be found on Etsy under CandelabraCrafts.

I hope you find something you like. If not, keep checking back - I've a feeling I won't be able to stop now.

Anyway, back to the washing...

Bernie x

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  • Bernadette Keeling

    Owner

    Hi, this is my smiling face - probably after some quiet writing or crafting time!

Production partners

  • A UK based printing business

    Cirencester, England

    As mentioned in my description,I am only currently selling a small number of mugs to compliment the rest of my stock. It isn't practical yet to buy my own equipment so I use a friendly small business in the Cotswolds which employs around 20 people. They print to my design.

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Last updated on Apr 16, 2018
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