Houseplants and art: How my plant collection inspires my designs

Houseplants and art: How my plant collection inspires my designs

We often hear the phrase ‘paint what you love’.  This is what I’ve done all my life, especially when I undertook the Year of Creative Habits course – coinciding with my...
Tagged: From The Studio
How my art changes over the years

How my art changes over the years

I’ve been reflective about my art journey since my tenth anniversary (nearly two years ago!) of being self employed. I’m quite nervous about sharing pictures of my old work, but...
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The greenhouses in Botanischer Garten, Berlin

The greenhouses in Botanischer Garten, Berlin

Last month I visited Berlin for the third time My husband and I were celebrating our first year wedding anniversary. 11 years ago, I visited a deaf tattoo convention in...
Tagged: Greenhouses
Things to remember when using watercolour

Things to remember when using watercolour

Watercolour has become my primary medium over many years, and now all my creations originate from my watercolour illustrations. During my childhood and school years, I never really used watercolour....
Tagged: Creativity
Why buying from small businesses helps us so much

Why buying from small businesses helps us so much

While big companies are doing big things in the world, we small businesses have a lot of value too. If you’re able to support the independent shops, small businesses, artists...
Tagged: Small Business
2023: Year in review

2023: Year in review

My 2023 started out really exciting – January was all about juggling my business and getting ready for our wedding in the beginning of February. I also didn’t have a...
Tagged: From The Studio
Festive gift guide 2023: budget-friendly illustrated gifts, perfect for nature lovers and stocking fillers

Festive gift guide 2023: budget-friendly illustrated gifts, perfect for nature lovers and stocking fillers

Welcome to my very first gift guide on the blog! Are you on the hunt for unique gifts and some small yet delightful stocking fillers for houseplant lovers, gardeners, and...
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New washi tape designs and 5 reasons why they are brilliant

New washi tape designs and 5 reasons why they are brilliant

I launched my first ever range of washi tapes in late 2021 and in the last two years I’ve added 10 more designs, 4 of which are newly launched: Ladybird,...
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New collection: Ferns

New collection: Ferns

The Ferns collection is here! I started painting ferns in July. I was seeing ferns everywhere at that time; in the back garden I have a huge bush of ferns...
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Exploring the magic of plants

Exploring the magic of plants

Having owned houseplants for over seven years and in that time accumulating well over 100 plants in my collection, I have gradually learned how to care for them and in...
Father’s Day gift ideas for garden-loving dads

Father’s Day gift ideas for garden-loving dads

Celebrate Father's Day with a curated selection of unique and nature inspired gifts. My collection offers a range of unique and thoughtful items that reflect the beauty of the natural...
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2022 highlights and new goals

2022 highlights and new goals

It’s time for another late Happy New Year post from me! Recently, I got married and went away on a two week long honeymoon which got extended for 4 extra...
Tagged: From The Studio