Jackalope Jinx Fabric Design – Spoonflower Competition

I've been working hard in the evenings over the last few weeks on a new venture of pattern design for fabric and other applications! Getting back into drawing and illustration has been really great as it has been a long time since I did any. I entered my first Spoonflower Design Competition last week themed … Continue reading Jackalope Jinx Fabric Design – Spoonflower Competition

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Succulent Maddness! Affordable Potted Plants For Easy, Low Maintenance Style

Oh no! Another post about succulents! I cant help it! Listen, I just got back from a quick trip to Homebase DIY store upon where I spotted some really nice succulents in sturdt ceramic pots. The plants are of a good size and pots are in a range of muted pastel and earthy shades, for … Continue reading Succulent Maddness! Affordable Potted Plants For Easy, Low Maintenance Style

Succulent Terrarium in Geometric Glass and Gold – How to Plant Tutorial

Earlier this year I bought a geometric glass and metal candle holder which was hung out in the garden all Summer. Now as my succulent plant obsession grows I'm turning it into a terrarium! This style of glass and metal ornament has been very popular and there are many around. Here's what I did as … Continue reading Succulent Terrarium in Geometric Glass and Gold – How to Plant Tutorial

Antique Animal Illustrations – There’s Potential Here…

I recently found a book on a Brooklyn street sale which I wrote about here: Fanciful Animal Illustration Find. Since then I've been looking at other books by the same publisher (Dover) who have a array of great sounding titles like: 'The Day Of The Dead: A Pictorial Archive Of Dia De Los Muertos' 'Art … Continue reading Antique Animal Illustrations – There’s Potential Here…

Simple DIY Indoor Log Store from Wooden Pallet – Tutorial

I needed to create something to hold wood logs which could protect the floor and walls indoors.Using wooden pallets collected for free I was able to make and quick and simple solution! Materials & Tools: 2 x Wood Pallets (I used one small and one large to fit in the space I needed) Crowbar Woodsaw … Continue reading Simple DIY Indoor Log Store from Wooden Pallet – Tutorial

Label Printer For Easy Retro Touch To Your Home Or Office

A super easy way to add a retro or vintage touch to your kitchen, office space or any storage is a home label printer from Dymo. These can be picked up for under £15 from online shops like eBay, Amazon or Staples. The labels come in several colours but I think the black labels give … Continue reading Label Printer For Easy Retro Touch To Your Home Or Office