Craft Meets Fashion | Craft Trends for 2014 | Dolce & Gabbana Fall 2014 Ready To Wear Shows A Touch of Craft
Now I certainly wouldn’t consider myself a fashion afficionado. I do, browse the images in Vogue and occasion and admire the latest styles, pinned by cool fashionsta bloggers on Pinterest. After all my grandfather was a master tailor and if I could come back again, I’d enter the fashion world as a master milliner. (more…)
Always inspired by Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believing’ this is a great quote and sentiment to carry you through your week. Sometimes when the road gets rocky, the simple belief that things will get better is what you need to get though the day, week, month…
Made with an awesome app I’ve just discovered called Recite. Pinterest and quote addicts are going to love this one.
If there’s one artist I could sing the praises of for hours and hours, it’s Resa Blatman and her lasercut paintings. She’s got all the right ingredients for me: lasercut canvasses, oil paint and glitter. Even her works on paper are a mixed media joy to behold. (more…)
Thanks to Etsy School, I’m now up and running with the Etsy shop that I’ve dreamt of having for, well, about a year. Partnering with the lovely Vicky aka LIKKS, getting feedback and advice has been wonderful. (more…)
I’ve created this handy little colour graphic as a quick reference guide to the Pantone Autumn Colour Palette 2014 and their respective Hex Values (the HEX values are my interpretation and aren’t exact matches to the Pantone References.) (more…)
Welcome to Mr Finch’s fairytale world. It’s Friday and I’m in Love with fantastic Mr Finch, a male, self taught textile artist. Who’d have thought eh?! (more…)
This week ‘inspired by’ is a more romantic colour palette and moodboard for Valentines, initiated by the limited edition collection from IKEA. I love some of the pastel tones in the IKEA BRÅKIG Collection and I’ve picked the Coral Pink because, well it’s just so pretty and perfect for Valentines week. (more…)
The Holstee Manifesto Poster
I just adore this image, poster, ethos, message, whatever you want to call it. I like to try and read it every couple of weeks or so. Especially when life gets inevitably rough. It reminds me to return to this blog, to carrying sharing or delving into my passions and creativity via my sketchbook.
Fashion Illustration: ‘Radiant Lizzy’. (more…)
On Tuesday night I attended the 1st Brighton Etsy Talk, held at the The Old Market, in Hove. Luckily for me I noticed their very lovely ad on Twitter. The Brighton Etsy programme of talks are new for 2014. (more…)