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Looking for something specific?

As lots of us these days buy less "stuff", when we do buy, I think we're more likely to spend time looking for exactly what we want. Do you agree? A lot of my customers are the same. They've got an idea in their mind for what they'd like, they've maybe looked on the...

What does ethical mean to you?

What does ethical mean to you?

I actually hadn't made up my mind what todays post would be about, but I was prompted by an instagram post on a site for eco friendly and ethical brides to be. Ethics is a really good topic though and what 'ethical' means to each of us may well be different. If...

Slow Down

Does anyone else wish life would just slow down a bit? February has been non stop, where has this month gone? Admin, emails, quotes, appointments, applications, making, mentoring, researching, Spring Fling prep, dentists, eye tests, catching up with friends &...

Diamonds are a girls best friend

Diamonds are a girls best friend

Hello, more chunterings from the bench (or the sofa if truth be told!) I thought you might be interested in my ramblings about diamonds..... What do you know about diamonds? They're made of carbon, formed under under huge pressure and heat in the earths crust. They're...

Someone, somewhere, pays

Hi folks, me again 🙂 In my last post, I said I'd revisit the whole thing about nothing ever being truly cheap and how someone has to pay. Whether that's buying something that falls apart 6 months later and has to be replaced, or cheap fashion that costs the...

“Don’t you know who I am?”

Getting yourself known, getting your artwork "out there". Whether it's social media, advertising, selling work through galleries, open studios, via a website, a pop up shop or an artists co-operative......there are lots of ways to try and get your work seen and it's...