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diary date with tea and cake

CAKE! TEA! This weekend I am positive you will be indulging in both of these and if not, *gasp* but why? ! Everyone loves the tea and cake these days – always have really, non? – Anyway, why not toast the Jubilee with one of the Lionheart illustrators and her chums Tea Pigs and Co? […]

May 30, 2012Art and craft, Events, IllustrationContinue Reading

The Queen.

Queen Elizabeth II smiling broadly on her wedding day (source) Watching the Queen’s coronation from 1952; the slow methodical walking, full skirted heavily detailed dress, unwavering expression, serious yet fuzzy grey picture and crackling choir of voices, is watching something that made up many dreams. Regardless about how you feel about the Royals, history, hope […]

May 29, 2012Art and craft, Fashion, IllustrationContinue Reading

As Petals Fall at the Lionheart Launch

I’ve known Kate since university, she’s a very talented textile designer – her work is delicate and full of a deep love and understanding of the natural world. I’m happy for Kate as she begins her business venture, As Petals Fall and I’m very much looking forward to her crafty sessions, making moustaches, lips and […]

December 8, 2011Art and craft, EventsContinue Reading

Shipshape Studio

I was just going to publish this interview with a teeny intro, including the words *pride* *craft* *dreams*, but that’s not my way. So here is a little background story first. I met Emily through a shared passion for interesting, creative and beautiful print media, crafty homes, unease with too many exclamations marks in any […]

December 2, 2011Art and craftContinue Reading

Pressies: Calendars

Beautiful Cornwall calendar by Natasha Chambers I love the block and pastel colours, movement and vibrancy. Rounded birds calendar by Sam Harris Intricately detailed, British Wildlife calendar by Night Owl. Circus wall planner, by Nicky Snow Perpetual Treehouse Calendar, by Sukie (found at Liberty) Liberty Calendar – ‘Featuring beautiful new and old images of the […]

November 27, 2011Art and craftContinue Reading