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My first ever collaboration!

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My first ever collaboration!

I was approached by the lovely Jess from Meg Rivers Artisan Bakery, a small family run bakery in the Cotswolds, to do my first ever collaboration! They’d spotted my birthday candle pins on Pinterest and thought they’d be a great addition to their Birthday Hamper, filled with chocolate birthday cake and candle, brownies, choc chip shortbread biscuits, a lemon drizzle tray, and of course a fabulous party crown!  Tweaking the candle enamel pin to suit the Meg Rivers branding was quite a simple process because I was just changing the colour references and not the pin’s metal work. The hardest...

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Hello

WELCOME... to the first Cobalt Hill blog post!  Having started Cobalt Hill nearly two years ago now (crikey!) I’ve realised that I’ve actually been quite shy in letting you guys know a bit about me, when familiarity is one of the nicest things about independent brands.  Personally, I love hearing the latest news from my fave makers, getting insight into their goings on, and selfishly, it’s comforting to read that other makers are going through the same highs and lows as me.  So first things first….who, what, why and when!  WHO... I’m Claire….the designer, the maker, the marketer, the packer,...

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