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Sunday Showcase – I <3 you

As Valentine’s Day approaches what else can be on the creative list than hearts! I’m a bit late with Valentines items this year but I’ve just booked to do the Heart and Craft Fair in Headingley on 9th Feb so I thought I’d better sew a bit of love for it, so when I wanted… Read more »

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New Year, New Start

As we’re internet-less at home at the moment, this is a quick and belated HAPPY NEW YEAR as I’m sat in a cafe on their wi-fi! Hope this year is a good one, and brings all that you wish for. 2012 wasn’t the best year for us so I’m glad to be starting 2013 on a… 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 »

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Friday Faves – Poppies

I buy a new poppy every year but for the last few years I’ve bought handmade ones (making sure there is a donation from the seller to charity) but always seem to leave it to the last minute so this year I thought I’d remind myself and a few others along the way. I have… Read more »

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Sketchbook Project hits London

I was so excited to go to the Canada Water Library in London, despite the underground problems, to be re-united with my sketchbook project 2012, as well as meeting my fab friend Jess from Jessie G for the day and getting engrossed in lots of great sketchbooks. The problem wasn’t where to start but when to… Read more »

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Sketchbook Project comes to London

Yay, I will finally be re-united with my sketchbookproject 2012 in London this weekend. This is my second book to go on tour, the first is now housed in the Brooklyn Art Library, and my third is in progress. For those of you who have not heard about it here’s a quick summary from my… 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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Showcase Sunday – red, white, blue

From now on Sunday is going to be the day I showcase my latest makes, doodles and creations. So to start off I’ve chosen a red, white and blue theme, hmmm… wonder why that could be! I take inspiration from lots of different places but it’s hard not to be inspired by national events such… Read more »