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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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Tuesday Talent – Charlotte Vallance

When I did my gocco workshop a few weeks ago I was lucky enough to meet Charlotte Vallance, an illustrator I have been chatting with on twitter following the Sketchbook Project. This week, I have chosen to showcase Charlotte’s work for many reasons but here are my top 3: The detail in her Gocco printing… 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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Tuesday Talent – Cariad Clay

My featured artist today is Chloe and her gorgeous creations from Wales. I favourited Cariad Clay on Etsy a while ago, and increasingly seem to see more of her products in treasuries and through teams that I have joined, but I cannot keep these buttons to myself, so here are just 3 reasons to know… 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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Jubilee celebrations

I know this is a bit late, but things have been so busy recently and it is the jubilee year after all! Anyway, as you can tell from the photos we went to see the River Pageant for the Jubilee at the beginning of June and experienced some very British weather, even for June. I’m… 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 »