Monday, April 30, 2012

New Range: Georgia and Doily Souchy Range

Here is a sample of photos taken by Katie Toland Photography as part of the missy melly and appleberry kids.  I was honoured to be asked to create someone new to coordinate with this new range. 

These new beanie styles are available in my madeit store.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Exclusive Offer from Meant to Be Photography

I met Rebecca, the talent behind Meant to Be Photography, at the Shoalhaven Baby and Toddler Expo back in March. I was impressed by the photos that she had on display and how friendly Rebecca was to me as well as other market attenders.  So it with great delight that I can let you all know about this Exclusive Offer to C Percy Designs (CPD) followers. 

Meant to Be Photography is offering a discount on their Session Fee for her Pregnancy and Newborn photo shoots, usually these are $69.00 but they have been reduced it to $49.00 for CPD followers for a limited time.

To be eligible for this Exclusive Offer simply become a fan of C Percy Design's and Meant to Be Photography's Facebook pages.

For details about post session package go to the Meant to Be Photography website -

This is a great deal.  If  you know anyone who is pregnant or has a newborn please tell them about this offer.

Offer expires 20th May 2012.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Show Us Your ...

I'm a paid up member of the Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA), I was lucky enough to breastfeed all 3 of my beautiful children and I regularly turn up to the Shoalhaven Group meetings of the ABA.

I've seen a few 'Boob' beanie around but I hadn't thought about making one.  That was until someone approached me last week via Facebook.
I was just wondering if you make boobie beanies? I think they are just so funny and would love to have one for when I have my daughter in June. I haven't been able to find anyone who makes them in Australia so if you can make one I would be thrilled! I'm positive the midwives at the hospital would get a good laugh out of it 
How could I say no, espeically to a Mum who is looking forward to breastfeeding her child.  So I convert my Gumnut beanie pattern into a Boob Beanie.  What do you think?

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

{Shopping Guide} An ode to Nina Proudman

Pretty Owl Brooch by bRAINBOW
Little Ow in tree clock by Ikandi Gifts and Decor  
'Olaf the owl' softie by Little Wise Owl 

'Milke Bunny rabbit and owl in forest' Art Print by nomuu 

Tree owls on a branch by Jadabella Studio

'The Winter Palace - Owls Secret' Art Print by Little Skipper 

Owl Print by Emmaline … a life more creative 

Owl Teapot Cosy by Cute Aussie Knits 
I'm so excited by the fact that the new season of Offspring starts tonight {add squeal of joy here}.  My fellow lovers of Nina will know her obsession with owls, hence this shopping guide.


Birthday Sale

Today I turn one year older and to celebrate I'm having a 18% off sale in my madeit store.

I only have 2 sales a year, one in April to celebrate my birthday and the other is at the end of Winter.  This will be your only opportunity to purchase a discounted C Percy Designs Beanie this season.


Saturday, April 14, 2012

Love, Love, Love

Okay so I'm a little excited about how this pixie hat turned out.  I've had this idea for a beanie/bonnet sketched out for a long time now.  Last night I finally got around to crocheting it.

"Love" Pixie Bonnet by C Percy Designs
I also made this one too.

Both items were made using a chunky bamboo/wool yarn which I got from SewGood/KnitToo in Sanctuary Point.


Sunday, April 08, 2012

Frogging ... not flogging!

Here in Percyland we've been taking it easy, sure I had plans to weed the front garden and wash and vacuum my car but after a very busy and long day in the info centre at the Lady Denman Heritage Complex yesterday, I felt that I should allow myself to relax and crochet something new.

So I've just spent the good part of today playing with a new hat pattern, initially I thought "this is going to be way to big" but I persisted as I have been wrong in the past.  I should of gone with my gut!  This is supposed to fit a child 3-5 years.

Oh well, looks like I'll have to frog this slouchy and start again.

Happy Easter!


Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Chunky Photographic Range

I've been working with Aymie Louise Portrait Photographer for a while now.  Our little ones go to the same daycare centre.  I must seem very boring to Aymie as my hair colour never changes and Aymie's is always a new colour.  My Miss H adores Aymie's boys, their names get mentioned quite a bit in our house.

Aymie is responsible for all of my beautiful baby images, including this one which will appear in The South Coast Register's 3rd Annual edition of Zero to Nine Magazine which is a publication dedicated to pregnancy, birth baby, toddlers, children and parents.  

Aymie is also the inspiration for my new range of beanies, she suggested last year that I should do some chunky beanies using art yarn but I just hadn't got around to it until this March.  I got some beautiful art yarn from SewGood,KnitToo and I also splashed out and bought some hand spun yarn from a Melbourne based spinner on Etsy.

These beanies are currently available (April 2012) in my store.  
More beanies will be available over the next few months and as always I am happy to custom make beanies in your choice of colours.

Sunday, April 01, 2012

Shopping Guide: In love with Paris

My little Sister recently got engaged to her long time boyfriend Paul in Paris - so romantic!  This guide is dedicated to Liz and Paul and the love that they share.

Wooden laser cut printed Paris brooch
Dressed for Sunday 

10 Paris Flat Back Buttons - Cabochons

Paris Eiffel tower stamp
Lilypad Designs 

Postcards From Paris Dress

{Bunting} PARIS FRANCE Hessian French Party Banner Pennant Flags
Run Wild Horses

Effiel Tower Paris Blank Card Print Retro Vintage Gift
Polish Design 

Paris print
Tiges and Weince 
This is the happy couple in Paris wearing their custom made C Percy Designs beanies.  Paul is wearing a classic beanie in Navy Blue with white detail and Liz is wearing my new Paris Beanie in Bracken which is made using the pretty 'Paris' stitch.

I am currently taking custom orders for adult sized beanies and matching scarfs.
Email me at to order your beanie today.