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    I am an Australian Graphic Designer and Mother of two living in London. I have started this blog to escape Bob The Builder. This is a blog about anything related to me and my family; art, travel, design, food, music etc. Please check out my shop for contemporary greeting cards and prints.

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Plate art

I’ve never been one for putting plates on my walls¬†as it always seemed like something only my Gran would do – but these plates might just change my ways. ¬†They’re also good to eat off too. Here are just some of my favourites Yvonne Ellen, London –¬†¬†Etsy Zupa Atelier Brazil – Etsy Marinski Handmades, Croatia … Continue reading


Mother’s Day cards

It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday and I’m planning on spending the whole day in bed with my family bringing ¬†me things. I might get a small bell. Here’s some of my favourite Mother’s Day cards Go outside the Lines¬†¬†You can find them at Urban Makers East Spring Market¬†¬†in April Wit & Whistle¬† Gin Bunny Prints … Continue reading


Alternative Valentine’s Cards

I’ve always been very cynical when it comes to Valentine’s Day (I still like to receive flowers though!) ¬†The irony that I now design Valentine’s cards, is not lost on me. ¬†So if you’re like me and dislike Valentine’s and all it represents, but you still like to be given stuff….here’s some of the best¬†funny, … Continue reading


Urban Makers East Christmas Market

Some of you may be wondering why I haven’t posted on this blog for sometime? ¬†I’ve been super busy organising two Christmas Craft Markets in Bow. Along with my fabulous friends and colleagues Jo and Julia, I’ve designed the website, flyers, social media graphics, banner and more. I didn’t realise just how much work this … Continue reading

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Win a professional screen printing workshop

Now this is cool. Print club London produce some amazing posters and prints. I have two prints hanging on my wall at home that were printed in their London studio. Now you get the chance to print your own. Teardusk have partnered up with Print Club London to give you the chance to attend a¬†Print … Continue reading


The Lakes and Scotland

It’s been an age since I posted on this blog. I’ve been building a new one – to be revealed soon – so that’s been keeping me more than busy. I’ve also been super busy with general work stuff so my poor blog has had to take a back seat. I’ve¬†just got back from a … Continue reading

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Pulse London Trade Show

On Sunday I went the the trade show Pulse London. I have been pondering taking part in a trade show for sometime but every time I go I’m filled with a sense that I will never be ready. Pulse is no exception. So many of the stands are just outstanding¬†and hours must have been spent … Continue reading


East Wick Candles

I met the girls from East Wick Candles at Renegade Craft Fair and fell in consumer love with their branding and then their¬†candles. I love their pared back style and packaging. They live just down the road from me in East London (hence the name). East Wick candles and melt bars are hand poured in … Continue reading


Super Chunky Knits by Ohhio

I know we’re going into Spring in the UK but I couldn’t resist posting about these super-sized chunky knits from Ohhio¬†on Etsy. Made in the Ukraine¬†they are all made of extra soft 100% merino wool. Large blanket. Available in a range of sizes and colours from ¬£546 Medium blanket from ¬£124 Super oversize sweater from … Continue reading


Hokolo – new woven fabric collection

London based designer Jen Taylor, owner and designer at¬†Hokolo has just released her fabulous new fabric collection. Woven in Scotland, the collection includes luxurious cushions and lampshades. Benedict Dawn cushions 100% pure new wool front,¬†100% cotton canvas back The¬†Benedict Blue Lamp Shade¬†comes in two sizes Wonderful designs and stunning photos – I want them all! … Continue reading