Category: Garden

Plant Girl Iris – Autumn at Arley Hall

I love this time of year! There’s such beautiful colours around. 1 day a week I’m learning a new botanical skill, which compliments my design & photography work too (you can read my previous posts here). I just love it as my time at Arley makes me so relaxed (& I do it instead of the gym). […]

Garden & Flowers Photoshoot Behind The Scenes

Last week we had a day of really fun & colour-filled shooting in my garden with lots of flowers & foliage. The day was a mixture of getting some gardening shots for my studio & making some gorgeous flower art for The Colour Gang (my sister site Make it in Design’s membership club). We had […]

Plant Girl Iris on Instagram

Hello lovely people, for those of you that know me well or have followed me for a while will know I’m a creative soul who juggles a lot of things & I always love to learn. At the moment I’m furthering my knowledge in the botanical world to compliment my design studio work & I […]

New Design Work & Trying New Things

Sometimes I just get a creative urge & the designs just flow out of me no matter what time it is (& I ignore what I’m meant to be doing). I’ve also been trying out a lot of new things lately from visiting plant shows to getting a second job as a gardeners apprentice! The […]

Plant Girl IRIS

I’m up to all sorts of randomness as per usual. Story of my life & career! If it’s to do with creativity or learning then I have a thing with a lot of serendipitous occurrences following me around. To cut a long story short, I’ve been drawing plants & nature for my job for over […]

Seasonal Garden Inspiration

Costa del Liverpool! Summer really is the best season for my garden as the flowers have exploded all around my garden studio & the brick wall / bird box village area at the back. It’s all growing so beautifully & there’s so much colour everywhere. I especially love the pink Echinacea & the vibrant yellow Rudbeckia. I […]

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 […]

Thursday Inspo – Floral Photography!

Hello Everyone! If you’re a frequent visitor to our blog or even a follower of Rachael on Instagram, you’ll know that we’re crazy about all things floral. Rachael’s ever-growing garden features a wealth of different flower & plant types covering all shapes, colours & sizes  & is a constant source of inspiration for her signature […]

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 […]