Category: Surface Pattern Design

The Colour Gang – Registration Closes Nov 9th!

Don’t miss out on being part of our gang… The Colour Gang! A little announcement for those interested, the current registration period my sister site Make it in Design member’s club, The Colour Gang, finishes on November 9th! We have been so thrilled with our new business venture & community but we will need to close our registration doors […]

Creative Coaching before the end of the year!

October is now sold out but dates for my creative coaching sessions are available now in November & December, book quick to avoid disappointment! Over the years I’ve been lucky enough to work on many wonderful things from fun commissions to licensing with overseas brands, as well building up my own creative business’ & having […]

New Prints on DENY Designs!

My new collection of organic based designs, inspired by work trips & my new gardening assistant job at Arley Hall (read more about that here), has been shown a lot of love on social media recently! (You can follow me on Instagram to stay up to date!) So we decided to upload a couple of […]

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 […]

Find It Fix It Flog It Feature

I was asked by the lovely people at Channel 4’s award winning daytime TV show Find It Fix It Flog It to design a bespoke retro fabric so the talented Gemma Longworth could kit out a classic campervan with it. I spotted Gemma on the telly box working her magic with my fabric to create some funky […]

Signed By Lime Management

For everyone who follows this blog or my Instagram regularly you will know that this year I’ve taken some time our from my usual work to try lots of new & exciting things. So much has happened in the space of a few months that I’ve only just found the time to announce this but I’m […]

Let’s create floral magic together!

I’m so excited for my next Floral Print Motif Workshop as it’s not very often that I get to host events like this & I truly love them. I only ever teach smallish groups so the class feels super relaxed & intimate. We draw a lot, I present a couple of informal talks & there’s time […]

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 […]

Artisanal Frame Service

If you are looking for a framing service that offers high quality craft & creativity then I would really recommend Hetheringtons framing, restoration & design. They offer a truly bespoke service, creating anything from traditional to contemporary styles to suit your needs, are all hand-made & can be coloured to match any specifications. I often […]