June, 2011

Honda Made in Britain Style Competition

Honda Made in Britain Style Competition

A few months ago I entered my Custard Cream Cushions into Honda’s facebook based Made in Britain: Style Competition. Aiming to promote homespun British design, the competition highlighted the fact that despite overseas manufacture has become commonplace for so many companies- that a lot of excellent British design (including various models of Honda Cars) are made right here in the…

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"You’re Fired!"

"You’re Fired!"

I didn’t watch the previous series of The Apprentice– but I’ve found myself totally addicted to the current one. Most of all- the thing that intruiges me about it- is how they’ve managed to choose a group of hopefuls which despite their supposed business accumen are practically devoid of any creative flair. The episode about creating the pet food brand…

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Morning Coffee, anyone?

Morning Coffee, anyone?

After rooting through my sketchbook last night I came across this little “watercolour” Morning Coffee biscuit I painted a while ago. (I say watercolour in inverted commas as I actually painted it in black coffee. So I suppose that would make it “Coffeecolour”)

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Things Which Have Made Today Brilliant

Things Which Have Made Today Brilliant

Before I start- I’d like to say Thank You! to everyone who has made a nice comment or taken the time to blog (Craftsville and ILike) or tweet about my new Caramel Wafer cushions. It was really great to get such positive feedback and so many sales in their first week- so for that- Cheers very much! So- today I…

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New Cushions: Caramel Wafers

New Cushions: Caramel Wafers

So after a week of late nights, and long days screen-printing, they’re here! They have been my most time consuming make yet- with not one, but TWO layers of hand-printed fabric which I’ve appliqued together. I’m so pleased with how they’ve turned out- It’s going to be hard sending these away to their new homes! My new Caramel Wafer inspired…

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