One of our major business aspirations at Skinny laMinx is to have a good day at work every day. We call this ideal situation “Peaceful Workflow”, and know that well-designed, well-managed systems is key to achieving peaceful workflow. We’ve recently started using the DEAR Inventory system, integrating with our production, inventory, accounting software, WooCommerce store …More
We’re hiring… for Peaceful Workflow
Instagram’s Treasure Hunters
Occasionally, I take a photo that I feel really pleased with, and if I’m honest, the reason I’m happy with it is because it feels like a photo that I might ‘like’ on Instagram. Is that a funny thing to say? It’s not news to anyone that imitation (very different from coyping) is very a …More
Ooh, baby BAYbay!
I spent the morning immersed in all thing teeny tiny as I set up my stand at the CTICC for the Baby Expo that will be ruling my life for the next three days. (Barney, do your worst!) Proximity to all the mini stuff prompted me to finally get these adorable Monsters and Birdie Tshirt baby …More
“Dear! Bring me my baby pipe and my baby slippers! I’m in my baby armchair, drinking tea!” I’m loving these little baby armchairs in my Cloudbirds print. They can be custom made in any Skinny laMinx yardage fabric, so drop us a line if your little darling has nowhere to plonk his teeny behind. And …More
Abacus & Eep
My joke that Abacus is a design you can count on is kind of tired, I know, but really, this design, in this rich inky blue is a classic! Find Abacus cushions for sale in my Etsy shop now. Also new in my shop today, Eep! bookbags, in all four sorbet tones. Find em here.More
Welcome to Springtime!
Well, it’s Springtime in theory anyway. But despite the chilly weather, I can certainly feel, as a parking attendant said to me today, that ‘the horse has lost its kick!’ 🙂More
Watching my step
There’s so much to do before we jet off to the States next week (and Joburg this week), and I’m staying sane by keeping my eyes firmly on the ground for now, which is proving texturally rewarding, especially on Strand Street.More
Ah, what a nice way to end the week, sorting out the scraps pile, and generating a beautiful rainbow! (all those with itchy crafty fingers, I’ll photograph these next week and get them into my shop, promise). Have a happy weekend, everyone!More
Abacus: A design that counts
It’s time for a giveaway! After a bit of a hiatus, my Abacus design has been reissued in a lovely inky blue as part of the Decorex Designer Collection that launched last week. And now it’s for sale as tea towels, waist aprons and table napkins in my Etsy shop. And hooray, I’m giving away …More