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2014 in review

Here’s my 2014 blog review. I’m really looking forward to 2015. Happy New Year! Here's an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,800 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people. Click here … Continue reading

Merry Christmas

I have a 4 year old girl so this film sums up 2014 for me. Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy 2015. If you’re in London and have some Christmas money to burn please come and visit my pop-up shop on Roman Road in January and February. More details in the … Continue reading

Festive tipples

We’re hosting Christmas at our house this year and for the past week I’ve been pondering the menu. I’ve not decided on the food yet (first things first!) but I am really keen to try my hand at some of these festive cocktails. Here are some of the best and yummiest I’ve found. Cranberry ginger … Continue reading

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

I’ve been very busy these last few weeks designing Christmas cards. Now that it’s mid-November I think it’s time to share. I’ve designed some cards for kids and adults and some that are very particular to London and East London, where I live. My Egg to my Nog card has been listed in the Etsy Editor’s … Continue reading

A graphic proposal

I love this. Designer Will Geddess proposed to his girlfriend by organising a typographic poster show. The show entitled ‘Love Letters’ featured 19 posters created by his designer friends – including graphic designers, Illustrators and Tattoo artists. The posters spelt out the marriage proposal. She said yes! Below are some of the posters that featured in the show. “W” … Continue reading

This Bright Field

This restaurant is on my list of places to go in London. Now I have children this list seems to get longer and longer by the day. As I’m not likely to get there this summer I thought I’d blog about it for the benefit of all you child free, time rich people out there. … Continue reading

The Chalkboard Effect

Everybody’s doing it. From cards to walls the chalkboard effect doesn’t seem to be losing momentum. We’re planning to have a kiddie corner in our new kitchen with a chalkboard wall for scribbles and shopping lists. I think the most successful walls are those that include splashes of colour to contrast against the stark black. … Continue reading

Curio Magazine

Curio is a new online interiors and lifestyle magazine. Full of fantastic photography and interviews. Their second issue is out now and includes interviews with Chef Sian Wyn Owen – Head Chef at the River Cafe, the designers at Hovey Design in New York and the furniture designer Ana Kras. Her sculptural lamps feature in … Continue reading

Food art

Food artist and  photographer Ida Skivenes loves to play with her food.  Toast is her canvas and toppings the medium. Below are just some of her creations.   Find Ida on Instagram as idafrosk (or atinstagram.com/idafrosk). She has an incredible gallery on her blog idafrosk.com  

I’m happy cos….

The daffs are out, The birds are singing and I’m so ready for some sunshine That’s all …and you can find this design as a Mother’s day card and print in my Etsy shop