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This A6 card is hand drawn, coloured in pencil and highlighted in pen. Written on the card is a line from poetry I have written over the years: ‘Parading in the moonlight up upon the wall.’ This line is from ‘Perfect Philomena’ a poem which was written in my childhood about a cat. The card is illustrated by a cat parading on the top of a wall under the moon and stars. It would make a lovely card for a cat lover, animal lover or pet lover.
This card is made from scratch and not printed so there are variances making each one unique. Missy’s Matters exists to try to make the world a better place and these cards are a little bit of creativity made with love.
The card is left blank for you and comes with a recycled envelope in ivory.
I hope you find inspiration in my cards and enjoy giving them to people you love.
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Handmade with love and care for you.
Missy’s Matters was created after many years of craft working as a hobby. Since a young age I have made things amounting to hundreds of charitable donations. The majority of the things I made were with my late mother and were donated to Moorfields Eye Hospital, who saved a little bit of her sight, so that they could raise funds in their gift shop, in order to help others. Now is the time to open my shop so that you can share the special gifts I make dedicated to her. In line with the childhood ethos I grew up with some donations from sales will be made to charities to support the local places mentioned on each item.
Working from home is perfect for me as I suffer from RP (Relapsing Polychondritis). RP causes me a lot of pain as it is an autoimmune condition where my body attacks my cartilidge. Cartilidge can be found throughout the body and RP causes agressive flares where my inflammatory arthritis in my joints gets worse, ribs hurt (costochondritis), nose bleeds, ears are red and sore and throat is hoarse and sore. It also makes me very tired. Even sitting down is sore because of coccydnia.
By owning my shop I am able to use my qualifications from A-Levels and previous work to make things for you. Felt is a wonderful material to design and craft soft toys from and in the 1950s when my mother was only a teenager she discovered just how well it would work. From her original patterns cut from old cereal boxes and anything she could find, come the toys of Missy’s Matters. Why should her creations stay lost and never seen? They bring her memory alive and create that all too important present moment for you to enjoy.
The soft toys are designed for all children, have been CE tested and are hand washable. Eyes are made from felt and I use polyester filling to stuff the toy to comply with safety testing. Missy’s Matters also creates cards, jewellery, painted shells, knitted items, artwork, paintings, cross stitch, cushions, boxed framed art and more. Keep an eye on my listings to see what is new! Generally speaking colour is my thing to create a bright, cheerful light in your life. I love to study the natural world, environment, industrial heritage, architecture and pets. Indeed, Missy is our dog so these items are her Matters!
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