Saturday morning 30.3.2013

Had a restful morning after much stress during the week.. thankfully all gone now :) I decided to design and make some greetings cards for upcoming birthdays, taking inspiration from a little cardboard box with retro paris imagery on it. I used silhouette cameo files to cut the shapes and added some bling!! Am looking…

Saturday Morning.. 16.3.2013

I spent the morning cutting shapes out of scrap paper and card using my silhouette cameo :) The purple butterflies below are gorgeous! You can never have too many purple butterflies :) I also received a new batch of Shwe Shwe fabric from South Africa, will be making lots of new pouches etc for family…

Afrique Geometrique..

I have an interest in African geometry, especially in printed fabrics, wood carvings and metal work. Whilst studying for my environmental biology degree (many years ago!!) I took up batik fabric printing and made cushions and wall hangings using African patterns. More recently I’ve been visiting the British Museum in london to explore the African…

March 2013 desktop wallpaper calendar

Here is your desktop wallpaper for March. It was shot at the botanical gardens in Paris whilst vising the orchid exhibtion in the glasshouses.. more images can be found here http://flic.kr/s/aHsjEdmdJ1 (click on the picture, then again to make it bigger then right click and save)

Rue Mouffetard, Paris..

We spent a lovely 3 days in Paris last week, even though the weather was bitterly cold and snowing we managed to find a swanky apartment through http://www.airbnb.com situated near the wonderful market on Rue Mouffetard in the Latin Quarter The apartment was architect designed with a bedroom, living area/kitchen, bathroom and toilet with floor…