Christmas in July

It’s sweltering hot in the UK (one of the hottest summers for quite a few years) and the kids have broken up from school, but already my thoughts are turning to Christmas gifts. The festive time of the year is probably when most artists & designers make 80% of their sales, so it’s a good […]

Life-cycle of a silk moth button

The Button Project

The Button Project – a stunning exhibition of over 300 contemporary handmade buttons – is taking shape, as buttons start to arrive from all over the world. From Australia to Norway, and all over the UK, artists and makers are translating their work into buttons for this exciting new event. Artists were asked to work […]

Ocean waves, miniature houses & jet-lag

Thank you for liking my blog and your support in my handmade business journey. This week my goals were: 1. Set up a blog – done 2. Start my ‘button a day’ challenge – part met 3. Early to rise routine – so far so good I will be having a stall at the Stoke […]

Welcome to the Bizzi Zizzi Blog

My name is Lizzi and I’ve been crafting since I was knee high to a grasshopper.   To my family, I’m known as Zizzi, ever since my younger brother tried to learn how to say my name. In my former life before children, I have been a lifeguard, teacher, civil engineer and HR manager, but […]