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The Simple Things

Last week I was forcibly reminded about the pleasure to be found in the simplest things. …


How I Make it Work: Mandy Sutcliffe of Belle & Boo

We love Belle & Boo (a little girl and her adorable bunny, for the uninitiated) here at W&W. The sweetly retro prints have become a wonderful collection of to-be-treasured treats – from books, stationery, craft and homeware to the sweetest printed frocks. It’s a big hit with my little girl – and her mama (there’s nothing brash or garish about these beautifully-drawn illustrations and products; pretty much anything you choose from the website makes a gorgeous present. So we were thrilled when Mandy Sutcliffe, the incredibly talented and multi-tasking co-founder and illustrator who conceived Belle & Boo – and grew it from a tiny Etsy shop to the thriving business it is today – agreed to chat to us about how she does it. ‘It’ being running her own company, being a creative maven, sponsor of the crafts¬†and a mama to twin two-year-old boys. Phew.…