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My meet the maker blog for Folksy all about me and my newspaper yarn:

If you would like to discuss a commission to make something unique & personal (card or gift) please message - I love making your ideas a reality!

**Closed till middle of January, see you then! And a very happy new year to you too!**

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Bespoke, unique design - A very personal paper anniversary card

Bespoke, unique design - A very personal paper anniversary card
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A totally blank canvas to create a unique and personal paper wedding anniversary card design for your loved one. You might have a set idea of what you want or want to chat about some possible ideas - we can even use paper from a special date if you like (may incur a charge) message me for more information and I will be happy to help!

"Goodnewsfrombad" is all about recovery, hope and transforming old stories (particularly difficult bad news stories) into new ones.

The newspaper yarn I make is carefully handspun from hand cut, thin strips of newspaper. I have tried spindles/shredders, but I find that using my fingers helps keep the yarn fine as possible as well as allowing me more control over the colours and textures produced.

I also think there is something important about knowing the newspaper has physically passed through the hands of the maker, which transforms the bad news stories and make

Please have a look around at the various card designs available to see what is possible and then get in touch to discuss your special eco-friendly, handspun newspaper yarn card! It can be as mushy or as silly as you like!

Do leave some time for us to chat about what design would work and time for me to make the design before it needs to be posted out to you.


Newspapers may seem black & white and full of bad news but hand spinning the paper into yarn reveals hidden colours and the words are given new life. Good news from bad, new stories from old ones - why not make this little piece of good news from bad, a piece of your story now?

Shipping & delivery

This item is made-to-order and will be posted to you by GoodNewsFromBad within 3 days of receiving payment.

Shipping destination Cost Additional items
United Kingdom £0.56 £0.00

Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Germany, France, Spain, Finland, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Austria, Latvia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey

£0.99 £0.00
USA and Canada £1.50 £0.00
Rest of the World £1.50 £0.00

Returns Policy

This is a custom-made item and cannot be returned unless faulty.

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