Hi and welcome to the latest blog for the new Erstwilder collaboration with talented UK artist Liz Harry.
As you will have seen by now, there are 16 pin badges in this collection. These are not to be confused with the normal pin badges that come along side resin brooch collections- these are the big brother of those! In fact, they’re so much bigger they are more likened to mini brooches. Reassuringly they have two pin posts on the back of each badge and this does make them feel and sit so much better on your clothes.
If you haven’t heard of Liz Harry be sure to give her Instagram a look-(Lizharrydesign) she does the most cute and happy pieces that you can’t help but feel happy scrolling through her pages. Liz has taken some fan favourites and put her very own spin on them and that is how this gorgeous collection came into being.
Lets have a peek at them in more detail….
Zero Fox Given
This little cutie is based on the original Flora Fox design and features a fox face giving a cheeky little wink right at you whilst stating that ‘Zero fox is given’. I love the playful nature of Flora, and her take home message is wonderful: Don’t stress the small stuff! She measures in at 37mm by 35mm and has pink rubber heart pin backs. Priced at £10.95
When Life Gives You Lemons
Well, what’s a girl to do when life gives her Lemons?? Well wear her gorgeous Liz Harry designed pin badge of course! This is based on the original Pink Lemonade design and features a lovely summery looking glass of Lemonade finished off with a colourful straw and a slice of lemon. This design is 45mm by 35mm and has pink rubber backs. Priced at £10.95
Up Up and Away
This little beauty is flying high in the sky….. with its colourful balloon complete with moving basket you can be transported into the clear blue sky up to the white fluffy clouds. I love the fact that the basket is attached using multiple jump rings to give the piece movement. This design is based on Around the World and measures 55mm by 35mm, it has pink rubber pin backs. Priced at £12.95
Tall Tails Pink and Yellow
This cheeky kitty is based on the original Puss In Books design and comes in two colours (Pink or Yellow) Little Puss is catching up on some reading while giving us a wink from behind her thick rimmed spectacles – she’s one cute kitty! Measures 45mm by 40mm and comes with pink rubber pin backs. Priced at £10.95
Pop It Like Its Hot
Ooh the salty sweet goodness of Popcorn… which camp are you in, Salt or sweet? One thing that is for sure this would be fab for wearing on a collar or bag for a trip to the cinema. This reimagined design is based on Concession stand and yep…. now I want popcorn! Measures in at 50mm by 35mm and comes with pink rubber pin backs. Priced at £10.95
Based on the original design, Satisfied Squirrel this little chap is just that! He has himself a handsome looking acorn to snack on which is attached by a jump ring meaning the acorn moves in his paws giving the piece some dimension. I love the quote on this one as it’s something I say often; I’m not giving up! If its worth it then keep going! He measures 35mm by 53mm, has pink rubber pin backs and is priced at £12.95
Lets Set Sail
Never mind come fly with me- Come sail with me- all aboard for the high seas! This piece has a lovely shimmer to it and the ship literally looks like it’s coming out of the waves on a background of a glittering sky. It’s based on the original design Seafarer and measures up at 45mm by 50mm and has pink rubber pin backs. Priced at £10.95
I Need Koal-ity Time
Don’t we all need a bit of quality time sometimes? Well with this little guy who is based on the original Kevin the Koala your bound to feel loved and who wouldn’t want a big cuddle with this cutie? Hes having a little snack too- although you might not like eucalyptus as comfort food! Measures in at 40mm by 36mm and has pink rubber pin backs. Priced at £10.95
WELL, THIS IS ONE VERY PRETTY HOUND INDEED! BASED ON SPIFFY THE SAUSAGE DOG DESIGN, THIS ELEGANT LADY HAS A PINK BOW TIED ON HER COLLAR AND HAS EYELASHES MOST OF US WOULD DIE FOR! SHE LOOKS LIKE SHES JUST STEPPED OUT FROM THE POOCH PARLOUR AND IS STRUTTING HER STUFF ON ALL FOUR PERFECTLY PAMPERED PAWS ♥ SHE MEASURES 27MM BY 40MM AND HAS PINK RUBBER PIN BACKS. PRICED AT £10.95
Feline Fine Black and Pink
These cats have the cream and are feline just fine- Thanks! Based on Ellisa the Indie cat design this piece comes in two different colourways, Black and Pink, both equally cute. Like the other cats in this collection this feline is wearing thick rimmed spectacles and is looking super dapper with a bow on her collar. Measures in at 45mm by 30mm and has pink rubber pin backs. Priced at £10.95 each.
Don’t Give a Hoot
Well, this wise guy has it all figured out- He just isn’t going to give a hoot! Maybe we should all be a little more like him? He certainly looks very happy! He’s based on the original design Waldo the Wacky Wise Owl and I’m pretty sure he can see for miles with those big eyes 👀. He measures up at 35mm by 30mm and comes with pink rubber pin backs. Priced at £10.95
Don’t Bottle Things Up
What a lovely message in a bottle! I love this one as it’s a very relevant message at any time and in any situation. The ship in the bottle is faring well on the sea and is framed by stars and the moon- the detail in this is quite impressive for an Enamel brooch, even down to having a stopper in the bottle neck. It’s based on the original design Impossible Voyage. Measures 30mm by 46mm and has pink rubber pin backs. Priced at £10.95
Be You Own Guiding Light
A lighthouse on a dark stormy sea has long been recognised as way for ships to get home safely. Well, why not be your own guiding light? Learn to trust your own judgement and appreciate your worth- Have courage in your convictions! Based on the original design Round the Twist, this little beauty really does shine in the light. Measures up at 55mm by 26mm and comes with pink rubber pin backs. Priced at £10.95
Be a Peacock
Show the world your beautiful feathers and how you’re a little different to the flock of Grey Pigeons. I love how this piece celebrates being different ♥ This piece is lovely hues of blue and green and is reimagined from the original Penelope Peacock design. Measures in at 35mm by 55mm and has pink rubber pin backs. Priced at £10.95
All these designs come mounted on an Erstwilder by Liz Harry card and are finished with the Erstwilder logo embossed on the reverse.
This collection has made me smile all day while photographing and writing about them so are sure to be a favourite in your pin collections.
As usual, I hope you get what you want and I hope you’ve enjoyed reading my blog,
Love Nicola x