Tag Archives: artist

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 […]

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 […]

Beautiful Drawing Retreat

I was fortunate enough to stay at the stunning Offa’s Pitch fairly recently & call it work whilst I locked myself away in the beautiful Shropshire countryside for a few days as a part of a little drawing retreat. I was in desperate need of some sketching time for a new design collection & the setting […]

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 […]

Floral Print Motif Workshop – Stockport!

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 […]

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! – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]