I’ve been lucky enough to acquire some lovely calligraphy books so, I thought it might be helpful to do a couple of reviews of them to help people out considering buying one. The first book up for review is Nib & ink by Chiara Perano. The book opens by explaining the basics of the pen … More Book Review – Nib & Ink
I attended the Creative Business Workshop at Haarlem Mill in Derbyshire. Deb from Fabulous places hosted the event with appearances from Darwin & Gray, Joy Interiors & Miss Sammie Designs. Haarlem Mill was a beautiful venue! I’ve since seen photographs of the Mill set up for a Wedding & it’s absolutely stunning! There was coffee … More Creative Business Workshop
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!
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!
I ventured out to the big smoke on Saturday for a luxe, festive, brush lettering workshop with Teri from The Lovely Drawer. It was the priciest workshop I’ve completed by far at £68 for 2 hours. I did choose the ‘luxe’ class option over the regular class, which promises to have no more than 6 attendees … More Brush Lettering Workshop with The Lovely Drawer
Another weekend, another workshop! I visited the Derbyshire Christmas Market at the roundhouse in Derby, where I also attended a Winter Florals workshop hosted by The Greenery. It was a great workshop in which we made twig stars and then secured little bunches of winter florals to the frame. The presenter was really knowledgable about the … More Winter Florals Workshop