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Tuesday Talent – Kiki and Polly

Wow, the sun is actually shining as I write this, for those not in the UK who are confused by this – we have had months of rain and flooding and not a glimpse of sun so for us it actually feels like summer is finally here. This got me thinking that it’s the simple things that… Read more »

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Friday Faves – lucky or not?

Well it doesn’t happen all that often so today’s picks have to be about Fri 13th, whether you’re superstitious or not these finds from Luulla are good enough to buy any day of the week: Fairies sweet and fairies sour – Moonlight hijinks (Don’t let a black cat cross your path) Black mud studio –… Read more »

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Sunday Showcase – First Gocco attempt

I’m always up for trying new creative things, but over the last year or so that’s not been so easy with moving flat, my operation and recovery and lack of money… However, I was very excited when my friend Jess sent me a link for a Gocco workshop by Printed Wonders on Etsy which wasn’t too… Read more »

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Friday Faves – Gocco

After my very exciting Gocco workshop on Weds night (more to be revealed shortly) and whilst I still debate with myself whether to invest in a Gocco machine, I thought I would take my inspiration for today’s favourites from printed delights: Deebeale – Blue grey hares (This is an artist I have admired ever since… Read more »

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Walnut is a winner!

I know this is delayed, but my un-named dino was won by Char… he is now called Walnut and residing with his new owner. I had grown quite attached to the dino I’d originally thought of as Stella, but there just isn’t enough space in our tiny London flat for all my creations and I’m… Read more »

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Friday Faves – home is where the heart is

I’m definitely a country bumpkin at heart and often struggle with London’s pace and busy spaces but I’m going ‘home’ for the weekend, that is back to Yorkshire to see my parents. You often take things for granted when they are on your doorstep, and we certainly haven’t made the most of London in the… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – Catherine Rayner

Another bad week so to cheer myself up on the days I’m not working I get out my children’s picture books and choose my fave 3 of the day to flick through to make me smile. Today, I’ve chosen one from my absolute fave illustrator, Catherine Rayner. Everytime I find myself in a bookshop I am… Read more »

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Showcase Sunday – my dad

As it’s Father’s Day, and like most I believe that my dad is the BEST, here are a few of my fave items that have been inspired by my amazingly patient, generous, caring and intelligent dad, and a few of my fave photos with him (the old faves are still in storage at my parents until we… Read more »

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Friday Faves – more soupers

It’s Friday again already, and this week has not been the most productive so I’ve spent a lot of time chatting to fellow Yorkshire craft soupers. I am choosing today’s Friday faves from more member of the group and as England are playing Sweden tonight, and whether you like football or not there’s no avoiding… Read more »