Todays TWO design is by the amazing The Printed Peanut.

The Printed Peanut was created by Louise Lockhart who designs beautifully illustrated products for kids and grown-ups.

Louise's unique designs have been applied to a varied selection of products including toys, games, clothes, accessories and pieces for your home. Louise also works as a freelance illustrator and is currently working on her third children's book.

 

 We love her awesome and fun range of soaps, all are 100% natural and made in Yorkshire. The vegan soaps contain only natural ingredients and come packaged in 100% recycled paper printed in the UK, using water based eco-friendly inks.

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Louise has now published a few books but my favourite is her concertina book 'Up My Street'. This book is a reminder – and celebration – of the shops that are no longer (or soon to be) existing on the typical high street nowadays like launderettes, ironmongers, groceries etc.

The front side of the concertina book displays a busy high street housing 8 shops, each of which is based on a real-life shop. Once you are done gazing at the detailed and quirky shop fronts, flip the book over and have a look inside where you can meet colourful cast of characters which run them and read some playful poetry too!

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Louise is passionate about getting kids to play games with their hands, rather than being glued to screens all the time.

Louise uses beautiful design and packaging to re-work some of the old school traditional games like 'Pass the Parcel' and 'Pin the Tail' in doing so she's helping to keep the classics alive with a creative and modern twist.

If you would like to see more of The Printed Peanut check out their website at www.theprintedpeanut.co.uk or find some of her fab things at www.popsicleonline.com