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My Top 16 Highlights of 2018

2018 was very much a whirlwind for me as it was a year of new experiences & definitely one for pushing myself out of my comfort zone. It was also a great year for allocating myself quality time to really explore the direction of my business & creative career & now I’m feeling really clear […]

Floral Print Motif Workshops in 2019

I’m super excited to announce that I’ve just released four dates across 2019 for my next in-person Floral Print Motif Workshops & best of all it’s hosted at the gorgeous @relovedworks in Stockport. The groups are purposely more intimate (capped at 8 maximum) so you get lots of that all important 1-to-1 time & there’s a super relaxed […]

Plant Girl Iris – Winter at Arley Hall

Some of you may know that I have been spending one day a week at Arley Hall gardens where I have been getting training from the head gardener. This resulted in me creating my alias ‘Plant Girl Iris’ & I now document my training days, my own personal gardening & my image library for my drawings over […]

Last shopping dates for Christmas!

Wishing you a merry & bright festive season! A big, big thank you to those who have already shopped with us this festive season! Shopping small & independent business’ is so important not just for your local community but for the world as a whole to help celebrate unique, stand-out design with personality. We also guarantee […]

Pantone Colour of The Year 2019! – Living Coral

I’m a HAPPY girl! For those that know me or my design work, well you can imagine how much I yelped with excitement when hearing that such a luscious coral was the choice for Pantone of The Year 2019! I live for this colour! My design portfolio is crammed full with coral shades (spanning across […]

The Diversity in Surface Pattern Design

I’ve been sat thinking about my book content & drafting ideas for my sister company global online design school Make it in Design too & these past 12 months have been a whirlwind! What I love about the surface pattern industry is no two days are the same. I’ve designed for greeting cards to fashion, worked […]

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 […]

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 […]