The Christmas Wreath

We made a homemade Christmas Wreath today. There were a lot of corks lying around in Himself’s kitchen which we’ve put to good use… I brought my glue gun and a set of short fairy lights and off it went … It’s all very self explanatory … I learned not to touch hot glue! ItContinue reading “The Christmas Wreath”

Beryl the bear needs a home…

Beryl the Bear has been on many adventures this year from being the star of my stall at the Country Living Fair, to keeping me company in the cold down the Grassmarket Now she would like to retire and live in a warm house full of joy She’s looking for a baby nursery or children’sContinue reading “Beryl the bear needs a home…”

The Country Living Fair 2017

The Country Living Fair was a huge success! This was my first time as a trader at the Country Living Magazine fair and I will definitely come back next year. What a grand selection of talent from across the U.K. What a buzzing atmosphere and I made friends with the traders around me. The customersContinue reading “The Country Living Fair 2017”

Looking for cute nursery art? …

I’m so happy to collect my prints today from the printer ! These watercolour art prints will brighten up any children’s room or make very cute gifts to give.. You can order here Thanks for looking

Whimsicle portrait commissions 

I am having a great time creating whimsicle figure artwork and I would love to create personalised portraits for my customers. Personalised portraits are now available to order for your loved one. Happy to accept any challenge- tell me your story and let me turn it into a painting! Great For gifts! Birthdays, anniversaries, GreatContinue reading “Whimsicle portrait commissions “

The day I discovered ACEO cards

Check out these teeny tiny mini paintings! Aren’t they so cute! Today I’m halfway through a personal challenge to paint 50 ACEO paintings. What is an ACEO? An ACEO is a little tiny work of art. ACEO stands for Art Card Originals and Editions. Collecting them is a craze that is sweeping the UK. IContinue reading “The day I discovered ACEO cards”

A work in progress 

5 weeks to go and the countdown is on!  I didn’t quite gauge how much work would be involved when I signed up for the Country Living Mag Christmas Fair this November.  But I am enjoying the challenge of ‘quick-decide-what-your-actual-style-is-and -stick-to-it-then-make- a-tonne-of -art’  That was the biggest challenge – learning what art style of mineContinue reading “A work in progress “

2 years since I decided to be an artist: A reflection

Hi and how are you?  So, it’s been about 2 years now to the month when I decided to pick up my paint brushes and decided I was going to be an artist.  I feel inspired to write a little blog about what I’ve learned along the way and what went right. What was theContinue reading “2 years since I decided to be an artist: A reflection”

How to frame your canvas paintings 

I’m so excited to have learned today how to frame canvas artwork…on the cheap! Let’s face it , they look 100% better within a frame , and framing artwork can be your biggest outlay. So thank you B&Q store for providing all the tools I need . Here’s a quick run down … Buy someContinue reading “How to frame your canvas paintings “