Sunbeds and Evolving Attitudes: Complex & Important to Understand

During this weekend’s event, we had some interesting conversations with members about changing attitudes to tanning beds since the 1970’s.  We talked about how it’s important to understand the risks haven’t always been as apparent as they were.  However, some still use sunbeds as part of their routine –  so widespread education is still essential.… Continue reading Sunbeds and Evolving Attitudes: Complex & Important to Understand

Drawing of The Week: Fetterangus Primary

How lovely yellow is! It stands for the sun. -Vincent Van Gogh MASScot have reached 17,000 children all over Scotland with lessons in sun safety.  We love this drawing from one clever pupil at Fetterangus primary! Thanks for your shining example of how to stay safe and have fun in the sun.  You are fantastic!… Continue reading Drawing of The Week: Fetterangus Primary

Featured Maker: Enticing Tweed from The Green Deer

We’re excited to announce that MASScotSHWOP will mark the beginning of an exciting visual merchandising programme with local creatives.  We will be showcasing curated window displays by fabulous artists and crafters in our window, beginning November 14th.  To start us off, here are some stylish, sophisticated accessories to show your love of all things Scottish. Previously Yana K… Continue reading Featured Maker: Enticing Tweed from The Green Deer

Featured Maker: Flying Cheese Toastie – Dreamy & Chic Glassware

We’re excited to announce that MASScotSHWOP will mark the beginning of an exciting visual merchandising programme with local creatives.  We will be showcasing curated window displays by fabulous artists and crafters in our window, beginning November 14th. If you like to fill your life up with unique & magical things, then you’ll love Flying Cheese Toastie… Continue reading Featured Maker: Flying Cheese Toastie – Dreamy & Chic Glassware

Featured Maker: Freak Carousel!

We’re excited to announce that MASScotSHWOP will mark the beginning of an exciting visual merchandising programme with local creatives.  We will be showcasing curated window displays by fabulous artists and crafters in our window, beginning November 14th. Today’s featured maker is the distinctive, daring and irresistible jewellery of Addison Vada a.k.a Freak Carousel.  Addison has been… Continue reading Featured Maker: Freak Carousel!

Thread Meets Thread for MASScot Shwop

MASScot are pleased to announce that our Shwopping event will mark the beginning of a special series of window displays from local Etsy crafters! We’ll also be showcasing their work here on our blog: Introducing Thread Meets Thread! Joanna’s bracelets intricately combine carefully chosen colours of embroidery thread in flawless & laboured patterns.  So personal and yet so precise, they’re… Continue reading Thread Meets Thread for MASScot Shwop