Monthly Archives: March 2012

Featured in a Blog Post

I’m very excited as Vivid Creative Curiosities has featured me in their weekly blog post.  Yikes!!!  Have a look at the post and while you’re there have a look at their blog to see the fab work they make. Advertisements

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“It’s not enough to be good”

“It’s not enough to be good. It’s not enough to be doing the same things as your competitors. You have to do something different”, says Megan Visser on http://www.handmadeology.com/its-not-enough-to-be-good – and it’s so true.  There are so many great artists … Continue reading

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CRAFTY NORTHERNERS

Lucy Farfort is an illustrator and designer based in Newcastle upon Tyne.  She has a fantastic array of quirky, colourful products, from art prints and coasters to brooches.  To find out more have a look at her website or Etsy … Continue reading

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New Etsy Items

This week I’ve been making more lovely handmade cards and added another framed Tuscan Landscape collage.

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CRAFTY NORTHERNERS

This weeks Crafty Northerner is slighlty North of the border.  Vivid Boutique has amazing Creative Curiosities and are based in the very lovely city of Edinburgh.  Vivid Boutique makes & designs lovely kitsch and curious products to fit into your … Continue reading

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MORE TUSCAN LANDSCAPES

“Fields of Gold” is another in the series of Tuscan Landscape Collages.  The paper strips have been layered onto the paper to accentuate the topography of the landscape and in doing so, add depth to the collage.  View more of … Continue reading

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Pinerly

If you have a Pinterest account and are wondering how this could and is benefiting your business then this could be of help to you. There is a new site for tracking Pinterest analytics.   Apparently it works similar to the … Continue reading

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HANDMADE CARDS

I have recently been working on designing and making some new handmade cards.  Each card is lovingly made, with it’s own unique design or a variation of a theme.  These are some examples of the cards, with many more to … Continue reading

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TUSCAN LANDSCAPE COLLAGE

This is the first in a series of collages depicting the glorious landscape of Tuscany.  Individual strips of paper have been cut out and have been layered in a way to create depth and therfore form the landscape. Have a … Continue reading

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CRAFTY NORTHERNERS

Lissa Herd at Original Cloth is this weeks featured Crafty Northerner.  Lissa uses recycled, upcycled, vintage, organic and eco-friendly materials, to make some fabulous bags, patchwork quilts and ipod covers.  These are just some if the items she makes, please … Continue reading

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