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BCN Handmade – Fina Badia

19 Dec Fina Badia (25)
Fina Badia

The lovely Fina Badia

Some time ago, I spotted some XXL knitted and crochet items on a Facebook post and was taken by what I saw. Investigating a little, I found out who had made the items (the lovely Fina Badia) and quickly got in touch. An email exchange followed and finally, a few weeks ago, I went to Fina’s studio to meet her in person (what a delight!) and take the photos I’ll be sharing with you in this post.

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Showing a recent project

Fina Badia is a very bubbly person who is super passionate about she does, and she chatted a mile a minute about her past projects as well as her current ones, opening cupboards and drawers and pulling out different items to illustrate her story…

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BCN Handmade – Lu Ink

12 Dec BCN Handmade - Lu Ink (3)
BCN Handmade - Lu Ink

The lovely Blanca and George

After taking you to Lu Ink yesterday, I thought you might like to know a bit more about the people who make most of what’s on offer there: the lovely and very creative Blanca and George.

This time, it wasn’t me who contacted them, but the other way round! I’d posted about Lamaga Prints in this post and this post (remember?) and it turns out, Lu Ink sell the quirky moustache cups and saucers that Marta makes, and through her learned of the Cute Suite blog. As you do. And like it, yay! And asked pretty please if I would like to check out their shop? And so I did, on the rainiest day we’ve had in months…

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Behind the scenes

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BCN Handmade – Abril

22 Feb copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Carmo Stichini

Happy Wednesday! I am pleased to share with you the second installment of my BCN Handmade series, and today, we’re meeting the lovely Carmo Stichini who makes the cutest, brings-a-smile-to-my-face dolls you’ve ever seen, and other very pretty things too… Ready? Here we go: BCN Handmade – Abril.

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