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In Praise of Clutter...

Posted by Mandy - The Littlest Costume Shop. on 19th Jul 2021

Full disclosure.   I live with a lot of clutter.  Not "call in the professionals'  level, but enough that a clean ordered house and clear surfaces feel forever out of my reach.&nbs … read more
Restoring Old Costumes - Easter Bunnies 2 - Brown Bunnies

Restoring Old Costumes - Easter Bunnies 2 - Brown Bunnies

Posted by Mandy - The Littlest Costume Shop. on 16th Feb 2021

Background: I worked as a wig stylist at Hardware Lane Costumes (which was previously called J.C. Westend, Costume Capers and Costume Factory) for seventeen years, through two sets of owners, at multi … read more
I've Got Washing To Do...

I've Got Washing To Do...

Posted by Mandy - The Littlest Costume Shop. on 6th Mar 2020

Last year, (when I was still dropping off my youngest at the school gates) I'd get asked, "What are you up to today?" and quite often I'd reply that I had 'washing to do'. Half way through the day, I … read more