How do you chose colour? We all have favourites, or ones that catch our eye in a shop, magazine, online, in nature or a new boutique hotel. Colour speaks to us without words, it has a power to attract or repel! My eye is constantly looking for combinations and sources of inspiration. I created this colour palette from a water colour illustration I painted recently, which have used as my new business cards. I love to experiment with colour, watercolours blur, flow and merge
Have you noticed the boom in the wedding industry in the last few years? From wedding shows and events, dresses, dream locations, cakes and flowers, to online advice and magazines, there is a vast array of options and possibilities on offer in creating your dream Wedding day. And no end to the decisions that go with these choices too! It always has been one of the most important days of your life, a day to celebrate, get excited about, make special plans for, save up for, to
In the midst of all that is going on are you finding new ideas popping up, or old ones coming to the front of you mind? Creativity will always find a way through the cracks, searching for the light, pushing its way into the world. Just like in nature where a bush fire might burn and leave a scar on the land nature will come back with fresh shots and new growth will heal and restore. So too we have the opportunity to come back from adversity stronger and brighter than before.
My daughter and I were reminiscing about our summer 2 years ago in Norway visiting our cabin in the South coast not far from Tvedestrand. One of our traditions is popping into the local bakery. As soon as you open the door your senses are hit with deliciously distinct smell of cardamom, vanilla and cinnamon used in the cakes and buns. There is something quite special about Scandinavian bakes and one of our favourites is Skolebrod, it is a great one for after a cold dip or hik
If you are currently working from home now more than ever it is so important to look after yourself and share any tips on how to with others. Here are some ideas that keep me going as I work from my studio at home. Yoga- take breaks to move the body when you can with simple stretches or fit in a Yoga session, one of my favourites is Yoga with Adriene, she shares videos on YouTube which you can select to suit your needs. Make sure you know what you can and can't do, I know my