Sustainable Textiles & Fashion

When you get time to play! I designed this one just for me! There’s a story behind this… I created this ‘Butterfly Dance’ print almost exactly 2 years ago & worked on the original drawing whilst on a sketching trip in Italy. It was later printed on to upholstery fabrics & a USA licensed notebook range. […]

🌈How about a GIVEAWAY? Or THREE?🌈

I’m not a medic or scientist & I can’t help in the way I wish I could right now but I can contribute positivity into the world through my creativity & teaching in the hope it might provide some light relief for many & a welcomed distraction. With that in mind I am giving my […]

How to Get Creases Out of a PVC Tablecloth

Photo by Jo Sonn on Unsplash PVC tablecloths are cheap and convenient to use for any occasion. It matters less if it is just a small birthday party or a big event that requires a large number of tables. The best part is that they are easy to clean too. You just need a good […]

Happy #EarthDay! + New Sketches

Wishing you all a happy Earth Day! More than ever we need to look after our world & each other. I hope you are all doing okay, sending lots of love! Photo from a recent trip to Vinales, Cuba Below are some recent sketches I created for the Make it in Design #7dayfloralschallenge

Estampa Cuba – A Wonderful Experience

Whilst on my latest Cuban work adventure I was lucky enough to stay at two truly beautiful and unique properties hosted by the wonderful travel and accommodation group Estampa Cuba. I would like to say a huge thank you to the full Estampa team and the staff at Le Petit Mistinguett and Napper by Rottenburg for their […]

Staying in is the new going out!

We can all do our bit to protect those in the high risk groups. The UK government seems to be so behind with their response & it makes me sad. As individuals we can try to stay at home where possible & show kindness to others. This visual quote is inspired by @mattzhaig & his […]

Tips to happy holidays in Northumberland

Photo by Amy Gatenby on Unsplash When looking at places to visit during your next holiday Northumberland should be among one of the top holiday destinations on your bucket list. Similar to many other tourist destination sites that many travelers love, going to Northumberland offers many different splendid locations and sites. Many people enjoy the […]

Discover creative success

Rachael has coached some amazing creatives all from all around the world & they have left their sessions feeling inspired, motivated & ready to take on their creative careers with the path Rachael has helped them forge. Rachael has over 15 years’ experience to draw on to help you find the right creative direction for […]

#MarchMeetTheMaker

This month I’ve been excited to be taking part in #MarchMeetTheMaker, sharing stories about my creative career, behind the scenes of my studio & my creative process. You can find all of my posts over on Instagram! Here is my first post for ‘Story’: *STORY* #marchmeetthemaker I’m Rachael & I’m most known as a Print & Pattern […]

Happy 30th Birthday to Adobe Photoshop!

Wishing the happiest of birthday’s to Adobe Photoshop! Photoshop has been such an important part of my design career! I have also been able to teach thousands of creatives from all around the world how to design with beauty, ease & authenticity using this wonderful software. Below are just a few examples of designs I’ve created […]