crafty fox market: my first since the pandemic!

Today was the Crafty Fox Summer Market in the Crossing at Granary Square, King's Cross. My first in-person market since before the big P, and a very welcome experience indeed. It was definitely a bit intimidating to see a large empty table, even though I'd planned my layout beforehand! But getting the tablecloth on it... Continue Reading →

a happy customer sent me a photograph!

It's rare that a customer sends me a picture of my artwork in situ. But it does happen, and in this case has been sent from half the world away, in the UAE. This lovely customer saw my Pink Pomegranate print when I posted on instagram about having sent it out to a customer in... Continue Reading →

punny, funny father’s day card

Who doesn't love a good pun, right? And fathers in particular, given their predilection for "dad-jokes"! Mine is no less, and since he loves fried eggs (on toast with jam like me), it had to be sunny side up. This one was illustrated on my trusty iPad Pro in Procreate. The gadget was pricey, but... Continue Reading →

studio vlog #7, the last vlog of 2021!

Hi everyone! Can you believe it's already time for the last vlog of 2021?! Happy New Year!!! I look forward to making more videos for you! You can also watch on and subscribe to my YouTube channel. There are subtitles available, and the transcript is below if you need to read as well as watch.... Continue Reading →

the joy of tidying

There is nothing quite a satisfying as neat and tidy product storage. It's quite terrifying how much I appreciate a tidy drawer. It's not that I spend an inordinate amount of time organising or cleaning up, it's just that once I have done it, it stays like that for quite a while and it's enormously... Continue Reading →

postcards are art too

Postcards are mini prints. If you forget about the name, and just think of them as small but beautiful pieces of art, you'll realise that they're ideal to put in a frame. And that frame can go anywhere. Lemon postcard in a frame Because they're small, they fit in inexpensive, small frames, which are lightweight.... Continue Reading →

it’s so nice to receive a lovely review!

I received a very lovely addition to my reviews page today, for a print that was purchased back in the summer of this year. The customer is very happy with her print, and it's so lovely to hear that! Here's the review: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Lovely colourful kitchen printsI really like my 'topsy-turvy kitchen' print from Arati. It's... Continue Reading →

the highs and lows of making art

These three pictures represent a few highs and lows over the years. Sometimes pieces you make work and sometimes they don't. First is my Spring Ladybirds teatowel, an underperforming favourite for ... I really love the quirkiness and freshness of it, but it's really not done too well at all in terms of popular opinion.... Continue Reading →

a sneak peek at something new

Do you like seeing sneak previews or is it just annoying to see something you can't get yet? Well, if it's the latter, then I can only say that I'm following the PEPtober prompt over on my instagram so I shared this card sample that arrived. And I thought you my like to see it... Continue Reading →

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