Thursday, August 20, 2009

BrisStyle Weekly Round Up

** New BrisStylettes **

Please welcome Vanessa from Mrs Smiley who creates beautiful one of a kind lockets (such as the 'Maids in the Mirror' locket pictured above) made with gorgeous vintage and contemporary postage stamps. Vanessa sources stamps from all over the world and is more than happy to do custom requests. In addition to vintage lockets, Vanessa also makes gorgeous brooches, hair clips and pins as well as baby and toddler hair clips. And coming soon is mother daughter matching sterling silver bracelets, so stay tuned for those!

Another new BrisStyle member to welcome is Sally from Happily Ever Artist, who creates beautiful glass art, including beads (like the gorgeous White Tiger Lilly Focal Bead pictured above), rings and also other jewellery that features her beads. You can also find Sally at her website

** BrisStyle Member News **

Etsy is currently running a Favourite Fashion for Pets poll, and Alison from Preta Pawte has a wonderful cat collar that is up as one of the nominated finalists. So head on over to the Etsy Voter and vote for Alison, while checking out all the wonderful pet fashion on offer!

Alison is also giving away one of her fabulous pet collars on her Facebook page. To enter is easy. First check out her Etsy shop. Then become a Preta Pawte fan on Facebook, choose your favourite collar, write about it on Alison's wall and if you win it's yours. Winner drawn monday 24th August. Find out more info at Alison's blog.

Christine from Little Diva and Usew2 found her Easy Peasy Girls Skirt - DIY Kit - (for beginners) on the front page of Etsy this week. Congratulations Christine!!!

MixTape maga(ZINE) is a zine about making time for the little things - a collision of craft, eco-cool and pop culture kitsch, and the current issue features an article by BrisStyle member Bec from Beckybean. MixTape zines are for sale at BrisStyle markets, or you can buy them online at

Trish and Alan from TrishAlan Designs now have another stockist for their gorgeous fabric and threads. Country Quilt Co at Ipswich is now selling a select range of TrishAlan Hand Dyed Fabric and Threads. Congrats!!!

Benita from Bettsy Kingston (and Bettsy Kingston MYO) is currently involved in two giveaways, so if you fancy winning either the pattern for her gorgeous baby ruffle pants, or a ready-made pair, then check out these great opportunities! First, Funky Fabrix are giving away two Bettsy Kingston MYO patterns from their store. All you have to do is take a picture of something you have made with their fabric and send it to Competition closes Friday 28th of August!

And to celebrate her patterns being sold at the Sydney Stitches and Craft show, Benita is giving away a ruffle pant sample on her own blog (size 6 - 12 months only). Competition closes end of August! Enter here.

Em and Bel from EmBelISH are giving away one of their new products (either a magnet or push pin set) made from recycled keyboards. Hurry over to their blog to enter as this giveaway ends today!!!

Hayley from REread is giving away one of her gorgeous bunny broaches. Visit her blog to enter!

To celebrate the launch of the new Tikkiboo Kids website Kathryn is giving away two brand new TikiBoo Birdie signature singlets (pictured above)! All you need to do is make sure you are following the Tikkiboo blog, and leave a comment on the giveaway post.

The Beckybean double bag giveaway is still open. Visit Bec's blog to win a market tote featuring an Ink and Spindle fabric panel, then visit Jade's blog to enter the draw for another market tote featuring a vintage tie. Giveaway ends on 24th August.

And don't forget to leave a comment on the BrisStyle August Giveaway here - only four more days until it closes!


Kawaii for You said...

Thanks so much for the mention. Christine xo

Chrisy said...

Such inspiring newbies...and really generous giveaways!

Sandrine said...

The BrisStyle family is growing growing growing so nicely ;)

Amalou said...

More talented members and more gorgeous goodies! Bec, congrats on your excellent write up in Mixtape, you clever girl! I better hop on over to Tikkaboo's blog for a chance to win one of those adorable Birdie singlets :)