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Friday Faves – Lyrics

Following the closing ceremony for London 2012 last weekend and my Olympic withdrawal symptoms today’s top picks are all based on musical lyrics, as I choose what to listen on the way up North tonight: Vintage Designs Reborn – Beatles song pillow cover (feeling very proud to be British) Geezees Custom Canvas – Custom lyrics… 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 »

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Sunday Showcase – Olympics

Today I have decided that it’s time to showcase London at it’s best, and say a massive thank you to the amazing volunteers, organisers, athletes and everyone who has made the Olympics such a success. Last night we were lucky enough to go to the women’s volleyball final (my absolute fave sport even if my… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – Vol25

My current printing and illustration obsession led me to find this amazing shop and some beautiful illustrations from Vol25. Here are my top 3 reason for heading over to this great Etsy shop: I love the gorgeous muted colours, and these would look fab in any space, bright or neutral Jessica’s style is fun, and… Read more »

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Friday Faves – Samuel

Today’s post is dedicated to my friend Claire who had a baby boy on Wednesday, so today’s items are all chosen with the name Samuel in mind: Mary Jane’s tearoom – Samuel spring bunny pattern (such a cutie, and if I could knit I would be making this for baby Samuel) History of the heart… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – Pink Rain

It’s an early start today for a work day out to Margate, and some rain predictions so today’s Tuesday Talent comes from a fab and quirky illustrator on Luulla with the fab name Pink Rain. Here are my top 3 reasons to check out Mafa’s illustrations: Gocco and Screenprinting are my latest obsession, so to… Read more »

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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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Tuesday Talent – Slice of pie

Our bad luck continues so I’m constantly on the look out for things to make me smile, and today I have found it in the form of some great yet simple cards by Slice of Pie Designs on Etsy. Here are my top 3 reasons to pop on over and take a look: What a… Read more »

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Sunday Showcase – zoo time

If anybody has been on facebook or twitter this week you may have seen my animals ambling by! My new found creative style was a bit of a happy accident, after I’d made an elephant treasury on Etsy I decided to get a biro out and start my new sketchbook with a quick sketch and… Read more »