DIY Speckled Candle Holder

Don’t mind me, just continuing to stoke the passion I have for clay over here!

so glad you made it

After what felt like an abnormally long winter, Spring finally showed up this week! I’ve heard countless people say ‘I’m very ready for winter to end this year’ and I in fact am one of those people. I love Spring. Perhaps its mostly because it brings the promise of Summer with it but I just…

a nice surprise

One of the great things about having a blog is you get a peak into what people like to look at and read about. It’s fun because sometimes there are some real surprises. You may remember my DIY geometric necklaces I posted back in August. I have to say this post continues to surprise me!…

spring clean

Well once again, 6 months on I’m re-designing The Lovely Drawer again. It’s turning out to be a bi-annual occasion, although not intentionally. This time I can conveniently blame it on the season and call it a ‘Spring clean’. The good and bad thing about being a designer is your style is constantly evolving as…

stationery geek

Stop and take a moment to admire all this lovely stationery from Le Petite Papeterie Francais. I wouldn’t know what to buy first! The bold colours paired with kraft and recycled paper make them super yummy. If only I had more of a need for mountains of stationery! Check out the online shop here.

so that was march…

From top right… *I spent a lot of time going back to my surface pattern roots and ink & felt tips were my materials of choice.*A wet but fun day trip to Hackney City Farm; a surreal experience I’d recommend.*My Mum in Law always buys me the most lovely flowers. *Nick’s Birthday made it very necessary…

happy easter

It’s Easter! This may well disappoint but this isn’t a post filled with eggs, bunnies, chocolate, fluffy chicks or a mixture of the above. This is a canvas that I designed that hangs on our wall all year round to remind us that Jesus has risen! We remember this at Easter but really we can…

two little words

Receiving a little thank you card the other day reminded me just how nice it is to get one. Here’s a pack of thank you cards I made on request for a friend. Somehow I keep on being drawn back to my ink pot at the moment. I used to be a little ink crazy…

hello shepherd’s bush

If you’ve read my blog for a little while then you might well remember this post, written just before moving to London to set out on a bit of an adventure. God very obviously guided Nick and I to Shepherd’s Bush to be a part of Trinity West Church. Reuben and Louisa Hunter, started the church from…

spring colour inspiration

watch / DIY mouse mat / regret nothing print / kitchen / London photograph / iphone case / bonjour amour print / single bead necklace It’s mildly amusing that I’m posting this on such a dull and dreary day. It seems a very long way from spring, not helped by the blizzards earlier this week! Nevertheless this fresh colour combination might put a ‘spring’ in your step…

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