Tag Archives: Inspirational

Reloved Magazine – 9 page feature!

I was lucky enough to be interviewed by Reloved Magazine for their ‘My Reloved Home’ article & after only expecting a couple of pages, I was actually given a 9 page feature! My rainbow home was beautifully shown as well as many of my statement furniture pieces, such as my ottoman (created with Reloved Upholstery with my […]

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 […]

Spooky Pooch Show! – Halloween in Manchester

I had such a fun filled afternoon presenting alongside Simion Hawtin-Smith (Reloved Upholstery) for the @halloweenmcr Spooky Pooch Costume Show! There was such a lovely crowd around the stage at Exchange Square (outside Selfridges). It was such a creative day as I got to hang out with the pooches & present alongside Simion. We are both represented […]

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 […]

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). […]

Find It Fix It Flog It Feature #2

I was so excited to finally see the lovely feature that my quirky, bespoke upholstery fabric received on award winning daytime TV show Find It Fix It Flog It! I was asked by the wonderful presenter Simon O’Brien to design a unique, bespoke design to be printed on upholstery fabric for an antique, winged back chair […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]