You can now buy products directly manufactured and distributed by the company Spreadshirt featuring the artwork created by Happy Pixie. Follow the link to see what products are available.
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Carmen's blog
My latest blog is available to read by following this link.
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Featured articles and reviews by Ali from @rose_and_thread on Instagram
Ali gives her hints, tips and opinions on a variety of dressmaking patterns, fabrics and quilting. See her articles right here on the Happy Pixie website!
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Scrappy Gilly has a featured spot on our gallery
The creative cardmaking skills of Scrappy Gilly can be seen in the Gallery section. Find some inspiration and appreciate the time and talent that has gone into the creation of these fabulous cards!
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Explore Paper Craft
There are many ways to make things using paper, ink, paint, stamps, scissors, pokey tools, dies, embossing folders and other mixed media. I would like to try them all and share them here with you.

Crafts to try

Learn new skills and have a go at something different. You can see a range of crafts in the 'Know How' section of the Happy Pixie site with lots of useful hints and tips.
Latest Featured Articles

The Green Man Print

27-06-2022 Art Prints by Happy Pixie® Carmen Turner

This print shows the image of The Green Man. The design is printed onto high quality speciality matte photographic paper.  The small size is 18cm x 13cm.  The large size is...

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Enchanting Felted Fairies - #4

26-06-2022 Felted Fairies Carmen Turner

Happy Pixie's Enchanting Felted Fairies are all individually handcrafted and so are all unique.  No two fairies will be completely identical. This fairy is approximately 10cm tall when in a standing...

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Enchanting Felted Fairies - #1

26-06-2022 Felted Fairies Carmen Turner

Happy Pixie's Enchanting Felted Fairies are all individually handcrafted and so are all unique.  No two fairies will be completely identical. This fairy is approximately 10cm tall when in a standing...

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Art Print - Beatrice the Chicken (Crazy …

24-06-2022 Art Prints by Happy Pixie® Carmen Turner

This print shows the image of Beatrice the Chicken, with the words 'Crazy Chicken Lady'. The design is printed onto high quality speciality matte photographic paper.  The small size is 18cm...

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Art Print - Beatrice the Chicken (Crazy …

24-06-2022 Art Prints by Happy Pixie® Carmen Turner

This print shows the image of Beatrice the Chicken, with the words 'Crazy Chicken Owner Servant'. The design is printed onto high quality speciality matte photographic paper.  The small size is...

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Carmen's Blog March 2022

18-03-2022 Carmen's blog Carmen Turner

Mother's Day and Easter are fast approaching!   There's still time to make some last minute purchases.  We have some new additions to the Happy Pixie shop with some brand new stickers...

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Carmen's Blog June 2022

18-03-2022 Carmen's blog Carmen Turner

A lot has happened since my last blog in March! After 2 months of waiting for approval, Happy Pixie® and it's logo are now registered as a trademark with the government...

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Grainline Studio Linden Sweatshirt

23-02-2022 Rose and Thread Alison Powley

Ali's Zigzag Linden Top  The Pattern is the Linden Sweatshirt by Grainline studio. It is a beginner friendly, raglan sleeved, boxy fit sweatshirt which has a choice of short or long sleeves and...

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Carmen's blog Feb 2022

05-02-2022 Carmen's blog Carmen Turner

Well, it's an exciting time for Happy Pixie! I've been giving the whole business and website a new look.  The Homepage is getting another revamp and so is The Gallery section.  I'm...

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Preparing a linocut image

02-04-2020 Lino Cutting Carmen Turner

An image can be drawn straight onto the lino if you are confident in your drawing.  Many prefer to transfer the design from a previously prepared image though as it...

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Pyrography - Burning an image

09-03-2020 Pyrography Carmen Turner

I have chosen two simple images to demonstrate with below. I am purposefully keeping this is as simple as possible for the complete beginner to pyrography. It is not meant...

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Embroidery - Overlapping fishbone stitch

22-02-2020 Embroidery - stitches Carmen Turner

This alternative version of the Fishbone stitch gives a fuller, more raised effect to your leaf but doesn't show the crossover 'fishbone' effect of the Fishbone stitch in the finished...

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Embroidery - Satin stitch

10-02-2020 Embroidery - stitches Carmen Turner

Satin stitch is a very useful stitch for filling areas and can give a lovely, bold effect. Firstly, determine the area that you want to fill with satin stitch.  I am...

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