Recently, I’ve been particularly drawn to the vibrant colour and intricate detail of Mexican otomi embroideries. Don’t you just love how festive they feel? I’ve seen them as embroidered bedspreads and table cloths too, such stunning homewares.
Some days are just a struggle, are they not? Monday was one of those days for me. For whatever reason, I found that everything was overwhelming me. I couldn’t concentrate, designing seemed a real challenge and I was far from feeling inspired – about anything. Sometimes I find that my life gets too […]
Sanna Annukka is my most favourite designer so you can only imagine how excited I was when I discovered this morning that she has illustrated her first children’s book, The Fir Tree by Hans Christian Anderson. If I’m lucky, I might get to add it to my children’s […]
I distinctly remember announcing to my parents when I was in 3rd grade that I wanted to be an author of children’s books. I attended creative writing classes and workshops – I was even part of a ‘club’ that you could submit your writing to in the hope of […]
When people visit me at home, they will without fail comment on one particular artwork that hangs on my wall. Not only is this artwork unique and charming, but it also happens to have been created by one of my favourite people and closest friends.
Kym Shaw has an […]
There is an image that has stayed with me long since we left New York after our trip this year. I did not capture it on camera. I was not game even to pull out my phone, pretend to use it but instead take a photo, so afraid I was that I would […]
I may or may not have a somewhat unhealthy obsession with Pinterest. I ask you, what’s not to love about wasting time by pouring over gorgeous images?
When I first signed up I stumbled upon a recipe for homemade snickers bars. To be honest, I’m not a massive fan of […]
Even though returning to work after a holiday is never the most enjoyable experience, I was excited knowing that these would be waiting for me.
You can find all the Christmas cards available in the online shop here.
I explained to Matt yesterday that I felt like I had inhaled deeply while we were in Fiji and was still in the process of breathing out now that we were home, it feels like I have woken from a fabulously deep sleep ready to start a new day. The holiday was exactly what I […]