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Saturday Supplies – Pretty Tape

I do a regular blog sharing talent that I discover on Etsy and that I think more people need to know about, but now it’s time to share some great supplies and suppliers, starting with Pretty tape (the name says it all) which sells bright and beautiful washi tapes. You’ve not heard of washi tape?… 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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Tuesday Talent – Short Cuts Laser

I had great fun designing my screenprint at the Blueberry Park workshop I did a couple of weeks ago, and it pushed me out of my gocco comfort zone which uses my detailed illustrations and fine line sketches, and made me simplify my ideas. This led on to me creating a pattern with birdhouses and… Read more »

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Friday Faves – wool you marry me?

As it was Valentine’s Day yesterday how many of you proposed, or were proposed to?? I love to hear a good romantic story so please share. This combined with the gorgeous blue sky but cold air and the need to keep warm has prompted the first Friday Faves this year: Jessie G Designs – Valentine’s… 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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Tuesday Talent – Pamela Jones Art Studio

As I am sat at home resting and recuperating (or at least trying to) I’m feeling quite calm and enjoying sketching with my feet up so I thought I’d choose some serene watercolour paintings from Pamela Jones Art Studio to showcase today: Painting with watercolours is always something I admire as it’s never been a medium that… Read more »

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Sunday Showcase – Christmas Gocco prints

With my operation and lack of time with the big move back to Yorkshire I haven’t done a Sunday showcase in a while, so there is plenty to choose from. However, as it’s a month today until Christmas I thought I’d choose a few of my Christmas inspired prints as I prepare for 4 more… Read more »

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Happy Thanksgiving

Just a quick sketch from me today to say Happy Thanksgiving to those celebrating over the pond 🙂 Hope you all enjoy your turkey and pumpkin pie ahead of Black Friday tomorrow… I  have some special offers and discounts in my Etsy shop to celebrate this weekend only. Have a great day, whatever your plans… Read more »

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Friday Faves – with a bang

It’s nearly bonfire night, so there’s only one thing that can be this week’s theme… yes, you guessed it  – fireworks! And here are my fave firework inspired items from Etsy to start the weekend with a bang: Purpleface – Nature’s fireworks (no need to look to the night sky for blasts of colour) Candan… Read more »