Spoonflower love…

I love Spoonflower and really wish I had more time to sit and play, I must make time soon. They have regular competitions and I'd like to enter one in the not too distant future. In the meantime, I received an email a couple of weeks ago from a lady called Beth who had seen... Continue Reading →

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More cards…

I've been working on card ideas over the last week and am hoping to have a bundle ready to sell at the next craft fair. From what I've seen they're always a hit and I thought it would be a good way to use my textile designs printed onto paper (plus I like making them!)... Continue Reading →

Is this cheating?…

A friend of mine told me about this amazing website called Spoonflower recently and as they are offering free postage tomorrow I thought I should have a go at uploading some of my gilhoolie patterns. Spoonflower allows you to come up with fabric designs which they will then digitally print onto a choice of fabrics,... Continue Reading →

Dreaming of spring…

My favourite seasons are definitely Autumn and Spring but if I had to choose between the two I guess it would have to be Spring, with the last remnants of Winter fading away as the days gradually get longer and the sun's rays get warmer. My favourite flowers are tulips too; I love their sleek... Continue Reading →

Another house portrait…

I'm ALWAYS looking at houses; windows, chimneys, brickwork,¬†pretty details, I just can't help myself. So when I visited a friend this week I left feeling I had to go straight home and draw their beautiful home. This is the third one I've completed (see my earlier post 'Our house in ink and collage') and it's... Continue Reading →

A new toy…

Well, writing a business plan is going okay but I'm taking a break from Excel spreadsheets (reminds me too much of my old job!) to play with a new toy - a proper camera! Thank you Neil and Angela for putting us up in your lovely new house last week and for giving me your... Continue Reading →

It’s oh so quiet…

Quiet in terms of posting on here but not so still as the boys are on summer holidays for six and a half weeks! However, I have moved on a lot since school broke up - I collected my A4 screens, practiced printing fabric and even made a lampshade with it today - yippee!! I've... Continue Reading →

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