First of all, I listened to Podcast 36 – Using Pinterest to make your work go viral, with Megan Auman from Me & Orla’s Hashtag Authentic Podcast. In this podcast, Megan discusses common mistakes made by creatives using Pinterest. One of the biggest mistakes is creating a board just for your products, or services and only … More How I took my Pinterest views from 4K per month, to 20K…
I really enjoyed completing the last book review so while I’m working through my next one, I thought it might also be helpful to people to review some products I’ve tried already! For those of you starting out or even more experienced calligraphers and artists it can be really hard to know which products will … More Quill London – ink review
Nope, we’re not talking shots & staying out till 4am before shovelling carbs into your face. We’re talking party bags, balloons, dinosaurs, pirates. Yep – kids’ parties! We’ve recently added our first kid’s party invitation to etsy and thought we would celebrate in our favourite way… With a Pinterest board of course! Whether you’re looking … More Party Vibes!
To celebrate the launch of our new colour torn paper place names, just in time for summer – we of course had to create a Pinterest board to match. With heaps of rainbow bright inspiration to match any or all colours to your scheme, our Pinterest board is bound to send you colour crazy! Check … More Get summer ready with rainbow brights
Well I’m not sure if it’s the turning of the seasons or the mountains of cardboard boxes, but I’m really feeling the need to shake up my studio space. I definitely need to take the plunge and get some more storage because at the minute I have samples in boxes, which although it’s not a … More Studio Inspiration
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
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!
Slightly less glamorous than Kirsty Allsop’s. But all the same I thought I’d share some little bits and bobs I’d handmade this festive season. Not only do handmade elements add a personal touch, but let’s face it they are a great money-saver too. I normally go ALL IN on Christmas wrapping, starting with a minimum … More Jen’s Handmade Christmas
I know I did a shout out a couple of weeks ago to some small, inspirational crafts people, but with Christmas looming SO close around the corner I wanted to share some gifts I’ve bought from small businesses this year. So as not to spoil my loved one’s gifts, I’m planning to update this post … More How I shopped small this Christmas with Not on the High Street