Category: Creative Inspiration

Gardeners World Live Visit

I’ve been booking in lots of new & different things to attend or try lately. I’ve realised that I’m such a fidget & an inquisitive soul & that I need to keep trying new things, learning & booking spontaneous randomness (such as sky dives & solo sketching adventures to the likes of Havana) to keep me […]

Shed of The Year 2018 Finalist!

Hello lovely people, creatives, garden & shed lovers! My garden studio has been named as a finalist & is in the top 3 of the workshop category for ‘Shed Of The Year’ & voting is now open! If you like what you see I would really appreciate your vote. My shed is called ‘Rainbow Daydream’ & I […]

DIY Floral Styling

I recently had quite a lot of dreaded business & admin tasks to get through, & after having a sort of my garden, I decided I needed a little creative break! We’re forvever needing new & gorgeous imagery for my Make it in Design classes as well as here in the blog so it was still […]

IBA 2018 – Best Interior Lifestyle Blog Nominee

This is so exciting! My little blog has been nominated for the Amara Interior Awards 2018 & has been shortlisted for the Best Interior Lifestyle blog – UK category! Myself & the studio team work hard to make this little blog of ours inspiring, fun & colourful & we really hope to give everyone that […]

Floral Print Motif Workshop – Manchester!

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be hosting a Floral Print Motif Workshop at Reloved Works (run by Reloved Upholstery on Saturday 29th September 2018! It’s very rare that I teach in-person classes these days & this is only the 3rd one that I’ve managed to host this year. As an active designer & Co-founder of Make […]

New beginnings…

I’m such a summer person so I’ve been making time to get out into my garden & outdoor studio recently for some drawing sessions. I’ve been looking at some lovely floral photographic inspo (I always ask permission before using imagery) & doing my usual abstract thing. I’ve ben using my favourite pens from Uniball along with […]

Havana Design Work Trip

I’ve decided to go another design adventure in November & H A V A N A is the next destination for me! I love travel & I feel very lucky to have visited many countries & in recent years, there’s been a fair amount of overseas travel for work too which I know is a […]

VW Serendipity Conversion Update!

In March I announced my #vwserendipity van conversion project in collaboration with Max McMurdo & a few months on the van is beginning to take shape. It is still a work in progress but I wanted to share a sneak peek into the goings on behind the scenes. If you want to stay up to […]

Creative Coaching Has Launched!

We are EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE that Rachael will be taking bookings for hourly creative Skype coaching sessions!* The calendar for appointments is now open! – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

[Ex]teriors Roundup – Glorious Garden!

Happy Thursday Everyone! Welcome back to the Rachael Taylor blog! We’ve had some absolutely lovely weather over the past couple of weeks & are feeling super inspired by all the gorgeous greenery & colourful flowers making their way into our gardens. Having your own garden, visiting a public garden, or even spending some time around […]