The humble place name has come a long way and it’s the small details like well designed place names that guests will cherish and will bring your wedding together. I’ve seen a lot of really interesting place names and they won’t all be right for your wedding. But there’s so much out there and ways … More 5 Ways with Place Names
I’ve been researching a lot more into trends for 2018 and thought I’d help out fellow wedding suppliers & brides to be with a quick list & some photo inspo. Of course, there’s a Pinterest board for you too. Ultraviolet – the hottest colour of the year. We did a whole post on this last … More 5 Big wedding trends for 2018
In comparison to previous years’ tones of ‘greenery’ & the complimentary combo of ‘rose quartz’ & ‘serenity’ it’s easy to see why some people were startled by ‘ultraviolet’. 2014 was the last year we saw a bright pop of colour, but ‘radiant orchid’ was much more magenta and I think the pink undertones made it … More Ultraviolet – How to work the colour of the year into your wedding
Just a super quick update to advise that we have new prints on Etsy! Ready for personalisation with a name or message, they make great gifts. We also have new designs coming soon! I had to wait for a redelivery of my designs after the printers misaligned them! (EEK). So I’ll hopefully be able to … More New prints on Etsy & new designs coming soon!
Yesterday was weird from the out set – ‘one of those days’. I’ve injured my knee running too much and now can just about hobble around, let alone run. Exercise is really important to me and doing a morning run or session on the exercise bike sets me up for the day, so not being … More The therapeutic effect of the humble sketchbook
Oh hey there! It is all go in my studio at the minute after a full day yesterday drawing and painting for new designs. I’ve spent a good few hours today piecing together designs for spring/summer 2018. In preparation for the new year I booked a couple of workshops for January – VERY sadly, the … More Etsy Boost Workshop
First blog post of 2018! And it’s not so much a blog post as a bit of an external collection of thoughts and ideas and feelings. New year is always such a weird time with all the ‘new year, new me’ (bullshit). I’ve always found it a really odd time of year, but this year … More Well hey 2018!
Just a quick post to update any blog readers on my latest festive Etsy items – on sale now! I don’t usually dabble much outside of weddings & baby showers, but thought I had to take advantage of the season and get in the spirit with some personalised festive goodies! Take a closer look on … More Christmas Specials!
I had a totally different post planned today, but I’ve been really touched by the amount of small business owners who have been posting about Black Friday. Or more specifically, not giving in to the lure of the discounted mass market and instead promoting a ‘shop small’ initiative. I was really touched to be mentioned … More Shout out to the little guys
We are now on Etsy as InvitesIllustrated. Unfortunately there was a character limit preventing me from having the full name! To get our Etsy off the ground I’ll be posting something new on there every day for the next 20 days. Etsy will hopefully give me the platform to offer a quick & easy template … More Etsy is LIVE