IMO chats to: EsmeLoves Jewellery

I met a rather lovely lady called Sophie at a bloggers meet a few weeks ago, and as soon as she mentioned that she made jewellery I wanted to find out more. Obviously, like most women I have a magpie tendency and a love for all things shiny, but also it always interests me to hear how someone has started their own business. When someone goes it alone, stepping away from their normal day-to-day job I find that inspiring. And Sophie’s story about how she started her business whilst living in India with her family fascinated me. I took at look at her EsmeLoves site after we met and fell in love with everything! Sophie’s pieces are classic, timeless and elegant and there is a lovely theme of all generations of women being able to wear the jewellery. She’s here to tell me more about her business.

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IMO Chats To : Gemma Whates From All By Mama

I first heard about All By Mama at Christmas, around the time I was starting this blog. My husband had heard about them from someone at his Hockey club, which then lead me to assume that the All by Mama ladies played hockey, not true apparently! Anyway I digress, All by Mama is a rather brilliant website where you can buy lots of gorgeous handmade items, made by some very talented Mum’s (mama’s, mummy’s, moms or mothers :) You name it you can buy it, there are beautiful prints, jewellery pieces (I’ve got my eye on this necklace), clothes, bunting, candles, the list is endless. I got in touch with one of the founders, Gemma to ask her some questions.

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