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Want to know where else to score some brilliant Super Seconds bargains?

Find more makers and get organised for the day. Here's how!

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My studio was a kitchen

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My studio was a kitchen

My studio was a kitchen A stinky damp basement kitchen.  The cupboards were full of mould and it was pretty dark and depressing. We always intended on moving it up a floor to a bigger space, as Nick & I love cooking together. We had a great plan to install the new kitchen and then rip the old one, except the old one flooded and I was heavily pregnant with nowhere to cook. Ahhh... The good old days!  It was a bit of a job The whole thing had to be stripped back and damp proofed and new floating floor and...

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The Print Lass Story

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The Print Lass Story

Hello! I'm Nikki AKA The Print Lass and I work from my basement studio in our West Yorkshire home. I set up The Print Lass with the aim of running my business flexibly around my young family and to scratch that creative itch. I love colour, pattern and print. Hand printing especially. Experimenting with colours and the delicious results of overlapping inks. That slightly grainy texture and ever so tiny mis-registration of inks (which is part of the charm in my opinion). I love the whole process and the slight panic that it could all go a bit wrong. I've always loved anything with a geeky process to master.

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Is this a proper job?

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Is this a proper job?

Lots of what I do feels quite selfish as I really enjoy doing this. How can someone spend all day creating pretty things and enjoying themselves? It's a whimsical pursuit surely?

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