Plants Are Magic tote bag

Plants Are Magic Tote BagMy Plants Are Magic print has been extremely popular since it launched. I have been thinking about turning the illustration into a tote bag for a while, after receiving some suggestions from my customers!

I have always liked screen-printed cotton bags and really wanted to create one using my designs, but as it was not a vector-based file my Plants Are Magic watercolour illustration was never suitable. Read More

April 30, 2021
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All about flowers for my new Mother's Day cards

New Mother's Day Cards Katrina SophiaNew Mother’s Day cards are here! I have had only one design for a while now - You Are Lovely Mum. I made a new year’s resolution to develop more seasonal products, and I thought it was high time to design more Mother’s Day cards and offer even more options to treat your lovely mum. Read More

February 26, 2021
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Botanical Valentine - incorporating my love for houseplants

Botanical ValentinesHurrah! It has been a while since I designed a Valentine’s Day card. I think it has been three years since my last collection. I am always unprepared for Valentine’s after the Christmas rush and readjustment in January. One of my New Year goals is to ‘create more products often’. Read More

January 23, 2021
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New product: Christmas tree decorations

Christmas Tree Decorations

In my Wildflowers Collection blog post, I talked about my ambition of getting my illustrations printed on a wide range of products such as functional wares and textiles. For Christmas I decided to try something different than designing a new set of cards and gift tags. Read More

November 17, 2020
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New print inspired by my cinnabar moth encounter

Moths Print Katrina SophiaHurrah! It’s the first new product of the year. I know, I know…it’s been a while. This global pandemic has really thrown me off, especially when face coverings were made mandatory. For a deaf person, not being able to see people’s faces is disconcerting. Read More

October 30, 2020
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Introducing Wildflowers collection

Wildflowers Collection Katrina Sophia

I launched my newest collection on Friday – Wildflowers!

In the run up to Top Drawer in January I was advised to design a new range to launch at the event, so in the autumn last year I started to think about what my next collection would be. Wildflowers have been one of the collections on my to-do list for a while and I felt most excited and inspired about them. Read More

February 10, 2020
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New Christmas card collection based on festive food and scent

A Taste of Christmas Cards Katrina SophiaI’ve launched a brand new Christmas card collection! It’s called A Taste of Christmas.

If you are a small business owner like me you will understand how we all have to start thinking about Christmas in the middle of summer and launch in the autumn to make the most of the festive season, and coming up with Christmassy ideas while the sun is still shining can be difficult! Luckily I came up with the rough idea of my new collection earlier this year while it was still chilly in spring and I have thought about it for months. A few weeks ago I felt ready and jumped in and started planning. Read More

September 23, 2019
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New illustration: Plants Are Magic

Plants Are Magic Print
Today I am excited to share an art process video of my Plants Are Magic illustration.

I painted Plants Are Magic a couple of weeks ago. The idea of painting an illustration based on this phrase has been floating around in my head since last year, and I decided to finally sit down and translate the idea to paper. Read More

April 05, 2019
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New product: Grow tote bag

Grow Shopper Tote Bag Katrina SophiaI recently launched an exciting new product in my shop: my first tote bag! I picked my GROW design for it, because out of all my work I believed it will work really well as a tote bag.

I originally designed this GROW piece for my collaboration with Brynn & Co on an embroidery design and embroidery kit / PDF. Read More

June 01, 2018
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New Valentine's card collection about sign language

Valetine Card CollectionSince I started my online shop and selling greeting cards, I’ve always referred to important occasions to give me ideas to develop my line of greeting cards. I have always thought about designing cards for Valentine’s Day, sketching out ideas and illustrating some designs but it never really came together until this year. Read More

February 10, 2018
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You are lovely, mum!

You Are Lovely Mum This year, I am selling Mother’s Day cards for the first time! I have designed it so it is suitable for all year round, because of course, mothers around the world are awesome every single day, not just on Mother’s Day, and should be celebrated all the time!

I am starting with why my mum is simply amazing, with the most recent example. Read More

March 16, 2017
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