UK Inspiration – Summersville & Ruth Robinson Ceramics

I’ve been doing Folksy Friday for a while now and I really like Folksy and what it is growing into. I’ve also started getting involved with UK Handmade which is very exciting and very inspiring. There’s nothing more motivating that meeting and building relationships with people with like interests. Especially when you’re a work-from-home mum […]

Folksy Friday – Gocco

I wanted a gocco machine for ages and I got one two years ago. I think I’ve used it once. Mainly, in all fairness, because I don’t have access to an old-school carbon copier. But it’s still one of my favourite things and finding a way to use it more often is definitely up there […]

Folksy Friday – George

Nine months ago today, the very best moment of my life happened at 2.47 in the afternoon. So this week for Folksy Friday it’s all about George: George and the Dragons from Hole in My Pocket asdfsaf King George by Alice Gabb kljhj George from The Snail Emporium asfdsadf George, Hand Embroidered Brooch from Bird […]

little steps

I’m not the most patient person so it’s been quite hard telling myself that building up a business from scratch is not going to happen overnight. The biggest problem being that when I set up as a freelance graphic designer, it did literally happen overnight. There were a few dry spots, but for the most […]

Folksy Friday – Festival

So the theme of this week’s Folksy Friday is ‘Festival’ in honour of Ben & Jerry’s Sundae on the Common which is happening this weekend on Clapham Common. We’re going tomorrow for the first time with child.  This is more of a family-friendly festival, or used to be, so the theme is more bunting (I […]

co•her•ence

n. – The quality or state of cohering, especially a logical, orderly, and aesthetically consistent relationship of parts. Yes I need some of this. This is what’s missing, it’s so obvious when I look at the collections of designers who have it. Here’s who’s inspiring me to be more coherent: jhkjh Charlotte Macey Textiles: Beautiful […]