Friday, 30 January 2009

Kristy Bee

"Through photography I try and capture my passion for nature and simple comforts of home. Whether real or dreamy I love still life moments. Simple, clean, airy, and dreamy are my goals. Light is's everything in my photography."
Kristy, Kirstybee Photography.

Thursday, 29 January 2009

Jen Stark

I came across the wonderful work of Jen Stark today.....and I'm so glad I did, go see for yourself.

Tuesday, 27 January 2009

Laura-Maria Arola

Take a peek into the wonderful world of print designer and illustrator Laura-Maria Arola, the sketchbook pages are especially inspiring.
P.S Laura's work is featured on the cover of this fantastic book.

Friday, 23 January 2009


For your Friday photo fix go visit Eyeshoot Photography and see the wonderful work of Manchester based Sarah Franklin. Find out more by reading the blog.

Thursday, 22 January 2009

Bold & Noble

See Bold & Noble's beautiful hand pulled screen prints, my favourite is this Ginkgo leaf design in yellow moss, love it.

Wednesday, 21 January 2009

Clare Mallison

London based Clare Mallison creates wonderful observational drawings using ink,markers and pencil for a range of clients. See Clare's interesting and inspiring work here.

Tuesday, 20 January 2009

Sunlight on Closed Lids

I would like to write about the very talented Kate Holliday and her wonderful greeting card business Sunlight on Closed Lids. Combining vintage patterns with nostalgic hand-drawn illustrations Kate has created an original colourful collection. If you visiting Top Drawer this week be sure to pass by her stand F27 or see the website, charming stuff.

Monday, 19 January 2009

Alison Hardcastle

I have just added some lovely screenprinted notebooks by Alison Hardcastle to my little online shop. They are a great handy size to pop into your bag, take a look at the different print designs here.

Friday, 16 January 2009


Today's photo for a Friday is this lovely little fragment of France by Paris based Labokoff. I love the soft muted tones captured in this wintry Normandy landscape. Mixing photography and digital painting Labokoff creates beautiful prints and cards which you can buy in the Etsy shop and see new designs on the blog spot.

Thursday, 15 January 2009

I Love YuYu

I am very excited about the arrival of some delightful new cards for the shop from the wonderful YuYu. UK based design duo Mark Mckeown and Julie-Anne Hughes create colourful, bold patterned goodies guaranteed to put a smile on your face.....coming soon.

Wednesday, 14 January 2009

Marta Munoz

I have just ordered a new batch of beautifully illustrated cards by the amazingly talented Marta Munoz. They will be in the shop very soon.

Tuesday, 13 January 2009

Jill Bliss

Jill Bliss, a favourite artist of mine has just set up shop on Etsy. Visit to see limited edition paper goods and Etsy only sales of Jill's colourful, patterned pen creations.

Monday, 12 January 2009

Yulia Brodskaya

I'm speechless...........see for yourself at Yulia Brodskaya.

Friday, 9 January 2009

JKL Designs

I am so pleased it is Photo Friday so I can show you this stunning image 'What lies ahead' by JKL Design. Visit Denver based artist Leigh's shop to see not only beautiful photography but wonderful paintings and gorgeous prints. Take time out to read Leigh's blog and see more of her gorgeous photography.

Thursday, 8 January 2009

Lupin Handmade

Thanks to Lucie Summers I have recently been introduced to the wonderful work of Lupin Handmade. Laura Howard creates beautiful handmade felt brooches, hairbands, bracelets and other treats here in the UK. Visit Lauras blog Bugs and fishes by Lupin for links to shops selling these wonderful creations and lots of lovely inspiration.

Wednesday, 7 January 2009

Minor Mail Sale

I thought you may like to know that I have a new year special offer on for this week only in my little shop that sells fabulous stationery by a range of fantastic designers. If you would like details please email me and a special offer email will be sent back to you. Do hurry though as things are selling out fast.

Tuesday, 6 January 2009

Lucie Summers

If like me you are a list maker you will no doubt be starting a fresh notebook for the new year. Take a look at the lovely screen printed cotton and felt covered hardback books by Lucie Summers. Based in Suffolk here in the UK Lucie hand prints a range of fabrics including my favourite a simple cross-hatch 'Weave' design available in a range of stunning colours. So if you have any Christmas money left head to Lucie's shop on Folksy or Etsy and take a moment to read the blog blu-shed.

Monday, 5 January 2009

English Muffin

Happy New Year
If you still need a 2009 calendar then take a look at this wonderful animal calendar by design studio English Muffin. Based in Vienna graphic designer Bess Callard creates colourful, fun and educational prints for kids and the young at heart. Visit the website to see a lovely collection including alphabet prints and flashcards.