Thursday, 28 February 2013

The last glorious week of February

We've been basking in glorious sunshine this week, it's been cold and frosty at night but warm and sunny during the day. Some afternoons we've even managed to play outside with no jackets on, a real change from the snow a few weeks ago!

It feels as if everyone and everything has come out of hibernation;  we have had more people walking and cycling past our house this week than in the whole of January and February combined, or so it seems! My bees have left their winter cluster and have been buzzing round the hive, returning from foraging trip with their legs covered in pollen;  the hens and ducks have started laying eggs again and the woods around our house are filled with birdsong.

Needless to say we've been spending our afternoons in the garden soaking up the vitamin D and enjoying the feeling that the whole world is coming out of hibernation! Not too great for getting much cutting done, but I've been sketching out some new designs and I'm writing this sitting on the back door step, in the sun, with the laptop perched on my knee!

What I HAVE managed to do this week is produce a super special limited edition run of my Grow Old screen print is a lovely deep, dusty scarlet to raise money for Red Nose Day.  For a suggested donation of £20 + £3 p&p you get a beautiful screen print to treasure forever PLUS the added satisfaction that every last one of your twenty pounds goes to a fabulous cause!  For more info go to my Facebook page, I only have FIVE left so if you'd like one don't leave it too late, once they're gone......they're gone!

Thursday, 7 February 2013

{ Sneaky Peek Thursday } All Will Be Well

Inspired by the fabulous Cupcakes for Clara and her {a little glimpse} posts.

A sketch, photo, or work in progress. A little glimpse into the way we work or what we're working on. Keeping creative and sharing the goodness.

A sneaky peek into my sketch book at the very beginings of a new design........I'll keep you posted on this could end up somewhere VERY exciting.......or not!

P.S. If you want to join in with the posts please do share your link in the comments so we can pop by and have a peek

Saturday, 2 February 2013

{ free download } LOVE gift wrap

I've seen lots of fabulous and lovely free Valentine's downloads this week and it got me thinking......Could I make a beautiful free download for you lovely lot? And IF I could, what should it be??
After a bit of head scratching, pen twiddling and pencil scribblings........................................................

LOVE gift wrap, free for all of you (yes, every last one of you!) to download.
So on you go.... download it here, print it, wrap those pressies and give them to the most important people in your life. 

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