New Coffin Purses With Red Japanese-Style Lining

I've got some new coffin purses up in my etsy shop. Click here to have a look. Each one has a hand-painted bone cross design on the front and features a skull zip-pull. The lining is a lovely rich red Japanese-style pattern.

Treats From ItalicHome & Mariaela

When I'm working at my desk, I like to have a scented candle in front of me. For some reason it just seems to help me get into the zone and focus on what I'm drawing.

I've always been on the lookout for a clove scented candle and, recently, I bought one from ItalicHome to try, based on their good reviews.

It's a brilliant little candle that smells strong even when it's not burning and, when it is, fills the whole room with the wonderful, warm scent of cloves. I absolutely love it.

I also treated myself to this gorgeous necklace from Mariaela too. It came beautifully packaged and is a one of a kind so no two are alike.

I'm a little obsessed with moss lately. I think it's because it reminds me of my little "pet" (even though it's not really moss) and it's green which is the colour of a lot of the lovely things in life like forests. And gherkins. And green vegetables. And pistachio-flavoured sweets. I could go on and on...