Saturday, 11 April 2015

New Beginnings...

Monday, 24 November 2014

Seasons Greeting from J&B The Shop London

Dear All
A little news from us here at J&B The shop London for the festive season ahead
It has been a very busy and exciting year for us both as many of you know we have re signed the lease on 158a Columbia road last spring time so we are staying in the little shop for the the near future, which we are delighted about

We are always developing our own styles and projects and as part of this we have decided to have our own Online shops instead of the current mixed one

Therefore from now on you can view Jessie's Online shop at this address 
 Buddug's Online shop at this address


So Christmas is fast approaching and we have the little shop full of festive treats, including hand tied gift wraps, hand printed gift tags and many many items perfect for personal and special gifts.

Our 2014 Opening times are as usual
Thursdays&Fridays 12.00noon-6pm
Saturdays 12noon-4.30pm
Sundays 9am-4.30pm
Mon-Tue by appointment only
Wednesdays 5pm-9pm (From Nov 26th)

We then have our Columbia Road late night shopping Wednesdays starting on November 26th from 5 pm until 9pm and then each Wednesday up until Christmas...Please note all the shops on Columbia Road will be open on these special shopping evenings and there will be as usual Mince pies/drinks etc

Our First trading day for 2015 will be Saturday January 17th 12.4-30 and then as usual for 2015 our shop opening times are as usual

Thursdays&Fridays 12.00noon-6pm
Saturdays 12noon-4.30pm
Sundays 9am-4.30pm
Mon-Wed by appointment only

 We look forward to seeing you on the run up to Christmas 2014 or at our
shop or for a workshop in 2015

Happy Festive times to you all

Jessie & Buddug

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Buddug's Enamel plates in Collect 2014 at Saachi Gallery

I was lucky enough to be represented by Flow gallery at this years Collect. The display looked great! (and my plates did really well). Here's a picture of the display, my plates are the small ones on the wall.

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Spring time at the shop

Here is our little shop we have both been busy of late making lots of new things so 158 a Columbia rd is looking pretty full and lovely....I am in the shop all weekend with our lovely assistant Rose and Buddug is currently in Munich with her jewellery group exhibiting as the Dialogue collective....

New journal kits and journals will be going online this weekend plus I have my originally paper sewing sets back in stock sorry for the delay folks as I know they make a good little birthday gift...

Enjoy the pictures and see you all over the weekend or at some point this spring time either on Columbia rd or at a workshop or other event .....


Thursday, 6 February 2014

Happy New year from J&B and a little news from Hackney

So as Buddug has said we would like to wish you all a very happy new year
We have started our year in a very productive way here in Hackney

Our Valentines window has been up for a few weeks now and we are very pleased with it one of our favorites so far....especially with all the fresh flowers...

We do still have a nice selection of our hand made valentine cards online and also at our shop

As usual they are available to be personalised for that special loved one in your life

So this year we are both very busy designing some new work and we also have some dates for your diary...we don't want to bombard you with to much information now but we can confirm our Summer tea party at the shop will be on Saturday July 5th 2014 from 11am-until 5pm we will have  lovely home made cakes and tea as usual...and hopefully some new creations from us both.....

WORKSHOPS so I have several workshops this year both in London and at another locations around the country and also again the French Countryside...for all my date please visit my workshop page

So Buddug this year is concentrating on designing some new jewellery including a new range of rings which is exciting below is work in progress from her studio today

Buddug has also just designed a range of 30 plates for Anthrapologie in the US and will also be exhibiting with Dialogue in Munich in March this year the theme Jack the Ripper....

Myself I am concentrating on creating collages and little paper scenes/collections within my hand painted box frames to accompany this many of my workshops are based around the theme "Collections" this year...

I am also busy making a collection of Altered Journals which will soon be available online and also my new Kit Make your own Journal will soon be ready....

Detail Sea Gull collaged box work

Well as usual we are always at the shop each weekend and also Thursdays and Fridays but please keep an eye out as we are changing our shop opening hours slightly mid week only the weekend will stay the same

Well back to a busy week in the studio here tomorrow and we are looking forward to seeing you all this year don't forget you can keep up to date by visiting our individual web sites and face book pages...of course we are at various fairs and other events this year but we will keep you posted when all is confirmed

Here is to a happy and productive 2014 we look forward to it very much

Jessie & Buddug


Tuesday, 4 February 2014

So January 2014 has been and gone....

Jess and I have been meaning to wish you guys a happy new year! But it's February already! To be fair we haven't had our feet up, we have been busy making things for the shop. Jessie's goals for 2014 is to develop new paper objects and stationary and mine is to develop more jewellery items.
We have planned the first half of 2014 in our diaries, we'll update our plans on here very soon!


Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Christmas is coming!!!

Just a quick post to update our Christmas opening times and online delivery details...

So, we are open as normal on the Thursdays and Fridays 12noon-6pm, but every Wednesday in December (the 4th/11th/18th December) the shop will open for the 'Columbia Road Christmas Wednesday' from 6pm-9pm.

There will also be a late night shopping night on Saturday the 21st 12noon-8pm.
Here's our Christmas post card for Columbia Road's Christmas Wednesday.

J & B the shop's last opening date of 2013 is December 22nd 12-4.30pm

We will then re-open on Saturday January 4th 2014

Regarding on-line sales - The last ordering for personalised and other items, to be with you before Christmas is 18th December.

Hope to see/hear from you over the Christmas period!