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Tuesday Talent – Heck Yeah Prints

I am pushing myself out of my comfort zone again as I attempt to enter the Tiger Print Patterned Type competition, this has resulted in many an hour doodling, scribbling and staring at my sketcbook in search of a brainwave. I haven’t quite got anything I’m happy with yet but I have found some interesting… Read more »

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Friday Faves – Just Makers, Harlow Carr

For any regular followers you will know that I visited RHS Harlow Carr last weekend with my hubby to make the most of the fine bank holiday weather and get some fresh air as we were both feeling ill. Apart from the gorgeous gardens we went to the Just Makers Spring Craft Fair, which is… Read more »

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Sunday Showcase – new sketchbook and crisis of confidence

Well I started my new Paperblanks sketchbook this week, and to be honest I felt a lot of pressure to get the first couple of pages filled with ‘good sketches’, otherwise I would have convinced myself it was only my combination of pen and sketchbook that allowed me to freely draw some of my fave… Read more »

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Do you have a fave sketchbook?

I was in a panic this morning when I realised I only have 7 pages left of my all time fave sketchbook, but luckily after some help from a friend locating another one from paperblanks which actually has unlined pages (the problem seemed to be that they were all lined) I am happy in the knowledge that… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – Corella Design

If you’re a regular reader or have looked at my Accidentalvix Etsy shop you will know by now that I love to sketch animals, so I had to share with you the whimsical animal illustrations from Corella Design for many reasons, but here are just a few: Each animal is brought to life and given it’s… Read more »

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Sunday Showcase – Screen printing Part 2

I thought I would continue the screenprinting theme this week and share with you some of my finished designs. After leaving the Bluberry Park workshop I came home with the knowledge of how to use what little space I have to finish printing with an embroidery hoop and some fabric, and above are the finished… Read more »

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Sunday Showcase – Screenprinting Part 1

I’ve not been around for a while thanks to a lack of internet at home, so now we’re back online, albeit sporadically it’s blog time and what better way to start than by sharing a great screenprinting workshop I attended a few weeks ago courtesy of the lovely Karen from Blueberry Park. If you haven’t… Read more »

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I’m back…

Well, I’ve been out of action for a while as I had more surgery on my hip just a week and a half ago in London and it was a long journey back to Yorkshire to recover. I’m back now though, and supposed to be resting (never been very good at that) so I thought… Read more »

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Tuesday Talent – Asleep from day

As we’re getting closer to completing on our new house, but still crossing fingers it doesn’t fall through, my mind keeps wandering to things like crockery, furniture and lighting (I can’t wait to put up my tom dixon light which was my leaving present from work!) When I want to find unusual, unique and handmade… Read more »