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 my […]Read More Calming February hues.
So I have this tea/Instagram problem, my two addictions seem to have found each other. It was brought to light by a fellow blogger the other week, the crazy things we do for our Instagram galleries! Some of us buy things to photograph, and now have a collection of insta props that come out to […]Read More My Instagram tea problem.
I just love how soft and dreamy this shot came out! It was taken in my garden room in this cool light we’re getting now. I think my depth of field must of been about f3 and my ISO was 400 with a really slow shutter. I can’t wait for the tulips to make […]Read More Parrot tulip still life.
Stars linen and chunky natural linen. Black roses cotton. Tatty pink roses linen. Stars cotton. China blue roses linen. A selection of my watercolour for fabric design work, digitally printed onto soft cotton drill and fine linens. Cotton from £38.00 pm, linen from £55.00 pm, please see my […]Read More Emma Connolly Designs, fabric collection 1
Love the texture of these old books wrapped in the softness of the ribbon. Vintage Nikon 50mm lens, bright day, available light-warm, ISO 400, F5, shutter 120.Read More Vintage books still life
I’m often inspired by nature and what I see around me at the time. Flowers and birds seem to be the main ones, I’m always looking and marvelling at the blooms that come up and the swallows that sweep the sky. I like to study the texture, form and colour and where possible bring it […]Read More Textile design, my inspiration.
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 shots […]Read More Colours of Cambridge
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 think […]Read More Textile design, block printing.
Simple still life…Read More Simply still