Let’s Look at LAD Cardigans

Hello lovelies! With the summer retreating ever so quickly there’s a real chill in the air and to be honest we’re kind of here for it. It’s an excuse to start getting cosy and retrieving our knitted cardis that have been hiding at the back of the wardrobe all summer. With that in mind we […]

Knitting accounts we love to follow on the ‘gram

knitting accounts we love to follow

Hello loves! How ARE you?! Things are all good here at LAD HQ – we may not be too busy with orders (now the sun’s out the knitting seems to have slowed down) but there’s loads going on behind the scenes. Last week we had a Christmas photoshoot for a well known lifestyle mag 🙊🙊 so […]

My Issues with IG and how to manage them

With a title like that…. You know it’s a long one! Instagram has gone from my favourite platform to my least favourite place on the internet. Here’s why and what I’m doing to fix that….

I’m On’t Telly!

I’M ON THE TELLY! (well I will be on Friday) for Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas! Hope you can tune it (kind of) x

How to Deal With Criticism

Having dealt with my fair share of random abuse from strangers on the internet I feel like I’ve got a pretty good system worked out for dealing with criticism these days. I thought i’d write it all down in the hopes you can learn from my mistakes (namely, firing off replies before I’ve thought it through #sassyaf) and remember – Don’t let the muggles get you down.

New Year Planning for your Creative Business

Now is the perfect time to plan for the year ahead. This weeks blog is everything I’ve learnt about planning and organising your small business so that it’s as simple as possible.

Reality Star x Lauren Aston Designs

This certainly isn’t the case for every collaboration but this particular encounter made me so sad (feel free to replace the word sad with mad)

Love UK Handmade Takeover

I’ve taken over Love UK Handmades Instagram account for the week! Here’s a bit about how it works and how you can get involved and have your images shared to their 17K followers.