Category: Studio Behind The Scenes

Arley Hall & Gardens Event – Itinerary & Info

THIS WEEKEND, Sat August 3rd, 11-4pm: Arley Hall & Gardens Nature & Drawing Event! PLEASE NOTE WE WILL BE THERE WHATEVER THE WEATHER & we do have alternate sheltered options there such as: The Vinery (greenhouse), The Coach House (that has been reserved) & The Cruck Barn if we need to avoid the odd shower! Plus there’s […]

Home Style Vibes & Havana Retreat/Workshop!

Home style vibes with my ‘Cinque Terre Bloom’ cushion, ‘Shapes & Squares’ wallpaper in the background & a little peek at my ‘Organic Origin’ design ottoman. I’m currently doing a little more research on Buenos Aires for my design trip in November but I’m very excited & especially can’t wait to explore the colourful streets in & […]

Exciting Studio Updates & Events!

We have so many exciting things happening in the studio right now & we’ve had lots of lovely followers get in touch with questions so here’s a little update: FREE* drawing event at Arley Hall & Gardens Our FREE* studio drawing event / creative gathering at Arley Hall & Gardens is on Saturday August 3rd. Please […]

Fun June Workshop!

Happy June everyone! I’ve been going through some of my photos from my last Floral Print Motif Workshop & they are a lovely reminder of the fab day I had & the wonderful group that attended. It’s not that often that I host in-person workshops (only 4 a year) but when I add them to […]

Arley Hall & Gardens FREE* Drawing Event!

FREE* Arley Hall & Gardens Event I’m so excited to be offering a FREE* to attend workshop at the beautiful Arley Hall & Gardens in Cheshire, UK on Saturday 3rd August! This event is for all of the doodle addicts, creatives, nature lovers & garden lovers. It will be the most wondrous way to explore […]

Another Book Project Call Out!

THANK YOU to those who responded to the questions that I posted around my book research. I have another favour & question to ask because I’m a little cheeky like that! Naturally my book is pattern related (more on that later as it’s a bit top secret for now!) For the pattern design lovers amongst […]

June Floral Print Motif Workshop

I adore teaching through online design school Make it in Design but it really is an extra treat when I get to host an in-person workshop! I tend to only run around 4-5 a year due to other work commitments but it is such a joyful thing to call ‘work’. I’m always blessed with a truly gorgeous, […]

A Call Out For My Book Project

Hi lovely readers! I have a favour to ask & it’s a bit of a CALL OUT. I’m finally back on with my book writing & I will try to include the community from @makeitindesign & my studio (@rachaeltstudio) in the content as much as I can. I have a quick question for you. What do you […]

#NationalGardeningWeek

Happy #NationalGardeningWeek! This is the UK’s biggest celebration of gardening & runs from Monday 29th April to Sunday 5th May 2019. The tag was started by the wonderful RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) & this year they’re calling all gardeners to share their love of home-grown produce with the theme ‘Edible Britain’.  Rachael has recently been volunteering at Arley […]

Cuban Design Adventures!

I’ve just been lucky enough to get to go on my second visit to Colour Heaven aka Havana, Cuba! For this trip I avoided the main routes around the city & went off the beaten track a little more to capture an array of colour palettes & to purposely see many different sights to last time, […]