2 January 2017

hello 2017!

Happy New Year everyone! 
It's a funny old time, these first few days of the year, sort of limbo between two years, in a way, as we are still on our holiday. I will be reopening our online shop in a couple of days and then all is back to normal again.
This year I have a few things I want to do which mostly involve getting outside more, which since my boy was born, has been a bit less that it should. I need to do lots for work too, new collection up my sleeve, and window display for the shop etc etc...

I received these vintage millinery leaves in the post last month, and I had the idea to string them together. I think I saw something on Pinterest which gave me the idea. The leaves are beautifully made and probably date from around the 1940/50s. Some are from Germany and some are from Japan.
I couldn't decide where to put it up, hence many photos of it around the house!





My mister gave me some jewellery for xmas this year, the gold chevron necklace is from our latest collection. The earrings were a scribbled sketch on a scrap of paper that I showed Nao as an idea a while ago, and low and behold, he had made them for me! I love the colour of the pearls he chose. I will road test them, and if they look good on and wear okay, we may introduce them online too.

So best wishes for all the lovely readers of Junkaholique, You don't know how much I love to read your comments, so much kindness out there in the world!
I will always keep up my blog as much as I can, but I have started to add to my instagram stories too, maybe showing more of what I'm currently working on or going on local walks with the kids, that sort of thing!
I love catching up with what you are all up to too, the best way to spend drinking my tea.

Bye for now, Artemis x


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29 comments:

  1. Happy New Year to you. You are so right about this time of year, still eating up all the Christmas food, decorations still up. It doesn't quite feel like 2017 just yet. I think I need that, to gently ease me into the New Year!

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  2. Happy New Year! Always look forward to reading your posts, x

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  3. Hi Artemis, just wanted to say how much I enjoy popping by and seeing what you've been up to. I really love the snippets of your life you choose to share online; I find your whole vintage/creative/family aesthetic inspiring in such a warm and open way. Oh, and that greenhouse... LOVE! Hope you have a really healthy and happy 2017, with lots of time for new posts *winks*

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  4. Love your creative ideas as always! Thanks for all you share here and on IG!

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  5. ummmm, the french mineral poster?? I have to get one! My husband is French and a Geogogist and will love it. :) Thanks.

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  6. Too funny those googly eyes! Big sisters are the best. Thanks Artemis for giving us a glimpse into your world. It's a delight to read you year after year and see your kids grow in so many ways. Happy New Year to you too.

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  7. Happy New Year to all of you too and i hope for many more blogposts to come! You are such an inspiration, thank you for that.
    Your jewelry is likewise awesome...beautiful earrings!

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  8. Happy New Year Artemis.
    Hope the year has lots of good things in store for you and your family.
    And thank you, thank you, thank you for that last picture! So funny I nearly spilled my tea and it has helped me start the day feeling very cheery.
    love from frost south London x

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  9. Beautiful everything as always <3
    Happy New Year lovely lady - may it be one filled with love, hope and adventures xx

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  10. I think he does need eyes in the back of his head to keep watch on his impish big blister. Cute!

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  11. Happy New Year to you all! Pehr should watch out now Leif has eyes in the back of his head - ha ha.

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  12. Happy New Year from Zagreb, Croatia!!
    I adore you, your sweet family and your great ideas and talent (you remind me of my sister Ana, she also has wicked ideas)!! Looking forward to your new posts/ideas :),


    Ivana


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  13. Too funny that he has eyes on the back of his head thanks to his sister! Have a wonderful New Year!!

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  14. I love your blog, Artemis! Please don't ever stop. Sometimes I don't allow myself to look at it for weeks and weeks, then I binge-read your posts when I have a quiet day to sit by the fire and savor each photo and read each word. I love the thoughtful, simple, love-inspired world you and Nao create. I wish you and your family a joy-filled, healthy New Year! <3

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  15. Wow, Leafy has eyes in the back of his head! LOL My friends daughter (ten) stuck a googly eye in her ear and it got stuck. She was so afraid to tell her Dad as she didn't want to get in trouble. So she walked around with this googly eye rattling around in her ear, and the sound was magnified lots! Drove her finally into tears and confession and a trip to the doctor to remove it! Needless to say, we have never let her forget it!

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  16. That made me smile. My grand daughter plastered my face with small purple sticky dots. I looked as though I had the plague.
    Happy New Year!

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  17. Such a beautiful garland. I bought some vintage millinery leaves and flowers a few years ago and still haven't used used them. Your shop window display looks gorgeous too. How frustrating that you couldn't get the little pillows to stay upright. I wondered about fishing weights( the small ones you get on crab lines)? Happy New Year and look forward to seeing more of your creations in 2017.

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  18. I laughed a lot at the last pic!!
    Happy new year, and i'm very happy to have landed here : )

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  19. Good morning! I am a looongtime reader of your blog but I never comment (I am not really shy in real life but I am shy about commenting on other people's lives in their blogs!) but I just wanted to tell you how much I love your blog - it always makes me happy to see your lovely pictures of what you've been up to. I think you have great style and I really like the way that you go about your life! I always find it inspiring. So thank you for sharing it, it is really appreciated. Happy 2017 to you and your beautiful family. Vicky x

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  20. I couldn't agree more with all your fans - never stop!! :-)
    Your ideas and style are so inspiring and uplifting. I also laughed out loud at the last photo.
    Have a wonderful week and here's to 2017 being the best ever!!
    Angy xx

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  21. And I LOVE reading EVERYTHING you post, and I appreciate the effort and time (and grief?) you put into it, clearly with so much love - it's my little heaven on the internet. I burst out laughing when I saw the last photo of Leif's head. If you're taking suggestions, I like leaves draped against the window curtains. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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  22. Great photos as always! Those babies are growing up!! I have a question - My friends and I are coming over there in September and I hope to visit your shop as we love jewelry!! You go to a street market in London and it looks so great. Where and when does that market happen? Thanks for any help!!

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  23. That last picture is just too cute! Happy New Year x

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  24. A bit late but....Happy New Year to you and your family! As always, loving your blogpost! :)

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  25. The last pic made me spit my tea for as how hard I laughed. I wasn't expecting it. Your sense of humor has great timing.
    Happy new year Artemis! I told you a hundred times how refreshing and relaxing it is to me to read your blog, don't ever stop! Also, this is your space, while Instagram is owned by someone else, who knows what could happen...but I love Instagram.
    I still need to find myself a fiancè, but when I'll make it my engagement ring will be from Rust. You and your mister are very talented people! Hugs!

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  26. I love your blog, Your creations and life style are very inspiring. Hubby and yourself are two very talented designers. Last year while in the UK I got to visit Spitlefield Market which you often show on you blog, my daughter and I were very impressed. May your family have a prosperous New Year. Mary :)

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  27. Love the leaves - you are one of the most talent folk around - I am saving up to buy a piece from Rust (and it is going well !) Wish you and your lovely family a wonderful 2017

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  28. Happy New Year to you all :)

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  29. A belated Happy New Year. I'm so glad to find your blog - a real treasure trove. :-)

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