I am near to falling off my chair waiting for the new Olympus pen f to go on sale! I’ve been thinking of adding another camera to my collection for a while now, and have previously dismissed csc’s, however, the spec that this little beaut comes with has changed my mind, and I just can’tContinue reading “On the edge of my seat for Olympus pen f.”
Category Archives: GENTLE MUSINGS
A very simple bunch of tulips for a cheery flat lay shot. Such a happy flower full of the promise of Spring. I can’t begin to tell you how excited I get every time I walk around our cottage garden and see new bulbs emerging! It’s been a little odd as we had daffsContinue reading “Tulips.”
Floral inspiration and a chamomile tea.
I love really good quality blank paper which I like to naturally stain and dry before working on. I feel it gives my drawings/paintings more depth. Whenever I start any piece I have to accompany my work with a suitable cup of tea, as I’m drawing inspiration from wild flowers at the moment itContinue reading “Floral inspiration and a chamomile tea.”
I love my nespresso machine! I’m always a bit miffed that Mr Clooney isn’t standing by it whenever I enter my kitchen but whatcha gonna do… At least I get to sit and enjoy my coffee in peace, with my latest country homes mag sprawled out in front of me. Have a great ThursdayContinue reading “Morning coffee”
Calming February hues.
My china blue roses linen is the perfect soft delicate background for a February flat lay. I love to take a minute, with a cup of chamomile tea, my wild flowers book for new inspiration, a fresh bloom and a scrap of one of my fabrics. It helps me creatively- to calm myContinue reading “Calming February hues.”
Colours of Cambridge
I’m in love with Cambridge! I feel so lucky to live so near this amazing town, steeped in history you can almost smell the academia, what I wouldn’t give to study here. Last wkend the Mr & I treated ourselves to a mini break and dinner at Midsummer House. Here are some of my shotsContinue reading “Colours of Cambridge “
Textile design, block printing.
There are few things more calming then sitting down with a fresh piece of Lino ready to make your mark. I love designing and making my own blocks for fabric printing, being in charge of the whole process from drawing, cutting, selecting fabric and the instant gratification that comes with something handmade. I thinkContinue reading “Textile design, block printing.”
Styling the seasons, January
Styling an area in your home with fresh flowers instantly lifts the spirits! I just love these candy stripe tulips from M & S. Emma.