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2017 Secret Valentine Exchange

I never need an excuse to send pretty post but when I saw the Secret Valentine Exchange on Instagram on the day it closed for entries I knew I had to sign up

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Magical Lantern Festival

Some creative inspiration despite the -1Âșc temperature at the Magic Lantern Festival, Leeds

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Spanish sketching

A recent holiday was the start of me trying to get back into sketching, and feeling very rusty

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Tuesday Talent – Sean Mort

Time to get back to showcase some of my favourite indie designers/makers for the first Tuesday Talent of the year with Sean Mort Print Shop

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Handmade Christmas

With too much political turmoil hanging over 2016 I decided to start the year reflecting on our handmade Christmas instead

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Creative escapism

October wasn’t a good month for me but in tough times I turn to my sketchbook and creativity to escape so at least I have some sketches to share

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Etsy Made Local Talent – Part 1

I’m pleased to be a part of Team Leeds Etsy Made Local at Leeds City Museum on 3 Dec and wanted to share some of my fellow, talented designers and makers – not to be missed!

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H for Harry

Seeing the world differently is something I encourage my son to do, and him spotting these ‘H for Harry’ features on our walk yesterday inspired me to continue with my alphabet illustrations

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Happy Yorkshire Day

Yorkshire day seemed the perfect day for my Leeds illustration postcards to arrive, followed by good news of a Leeds event I’ve been accepted for in December

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Teepee time

After a long week it’s time to enjoy some chilled time with my family and enjoying some time in Harry’s room with new teepee and decoration

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    Day 97 of 100 Day Project

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    Day 96 of 100 Day Project

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    Day 95 of 100 Day Project

    Day 95 of #the100dayproject and edging ever closer to the finish line with a few hand-numbering doodles in my sketchbook

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    Day 94 of 100 Day Project

    Day 94 of #the100dayproject is also my wedding anniversary, so today’s offering is for my amazing husband, who I would be lost without

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    Day 93 of 100 Day Project

    Day 93 of #the100dayproject finally sees my illustration of the Cavendish Pavilion at Bolton Abbbey complete, printed and ready to go, and soon to be in my Etsy shop.

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    Day 92 of 100 Day Project

    Day 92 of #the100dayproject sees my illustration of the Cavendish Pavilion at Bolton Abbey getting one step closer to being complete

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    Day 91 of 100 Day Project

    Day 91 of #the100dayproject is the start of a commission of the Cavendish Pavilion at Bolton Abbey, I just need to do the final sketch and colour it in now.

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    Day 90 of 100 Day Project

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    Pretty Pavilion Photos

    A trip to Bolton Abbey Cavendish Pavilion today to take some photos as a reference point for a new illustration in my ‘as scene by me’ range.