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Tuesday Talent – Three Red Apples

I’ve had a busy start to the week so for a bit of downtime before bed I’ve decided to do a bit of sewing with my embroidery hoop and brightly coloured threads so when I stumbled upon Three Red Apples on Etsy I just had to share these fab and ready to hang gems of art:… Read more »

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Sunday Showcase – Surface pattern design

Following on from my last post about challenges, here is my next creative challenge already! I discovered a fab free online magazine called Moyo, thanks to Rachael Taylor and Beth Nicholls, and it’s really inspired me to start thinking about surface pattern design (even if only as a hobby) as well as being very informative about practical… Read more »

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Challenge yourself

If you read my blog you’ve probably heard this before, but for those who haven’t – I’ve had major surgery on my hip 3 times in the last 5 years so walking has been difficult at the best of times, nevermind with my crutches so the other day may not seem like a challenge to… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – The Little House Martin

As you may have gathered by now, my new passion is for screenprinting and aside from the gorgeous fabrics of Blueberry Park that I have become familiar with I have discovered a fab shop on Etsy called The Little House Martin, full of amazing hand printed fabrics from Leanne Fanny from right here in the… Read more »

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Sunday Showcase – Screen printing Part 2

I thought I would continue the screenprinting theme this week and share with you some of my finished designs. After leaving the Bluberry Park workshop I came home with the knowledge of how to use what little space I have to finish printing with an embroidery hoop and some fabric, and above are the finished… Read more »

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Friday Faves – rollercoaster

Life is one big rollercoaster, but the ride got a whole lot bumpier this week as anyone who knows me or follows this blog will know. Unfortunately that seems the way of the world and we just have to ride with it and hope for the support that we need to get us through. So,… Read more »

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Monday’s plan of action

Do you ever have days where you just feel rubbish, isolated and cut off from the rest of the world? Well I’m having a few of those days, and part of me knows the reason why but then part of me doesn’t understand how it has escalated into an all consuming problem. So, how do… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – Lina Johansson

Having not been online for so long I’m now cramming as much browsing time in as possible between working, so it won’t be a surprise to hear that I have a long list of Tuesday talent people to feature! It was a tough decision on where to start but I decided to go with something… Read more »

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Talent Tuesday – Happy Apple Bumblebee

As regular followers may have noticed, I’m getting into the swing of drawing animals at the moment, so when I stumbled across these gorgeous animal illustrations from Happy Apple Bumblebee I just had to share them. Here are my top 3 reasons to find out more: It’s not often you are able to buy originals… Read more »