March giveaway – desktop and mobile phone background

Here we are in March and outside it’s snowing.  The Met Office has issued red weather warnings for Scotland and South West England meaning ‘take action’.  So, we are all staying indoors in the warmth, log split and ready to put in the log burner. Here’s a desktop and mobile phone background to brighten up your March. So, what’s in store for your March? We have St David’s Day (1st March), International Women’s Day (8th March), Mothering Sunday (11th March), St Patrick’s Day (17th March), Palm Sunday (25th March) and Good Friday (30th March). There’s a lot going on here;…

FEBRUARY GIVEAWAY – DESKTOP BACKGROUND AND PHONE BACKGROUND

Okay, so who stole January.  I’m sure I only took the Christmas Tree down a few days ago. Here’s a desktop and mobile phone background to cheer up this dreary time of the year. So, what’s in store for your February?  Valentine’s day will soon be upon us and I hope that you have some romance in your life; especially this month.  There’s a lot going on here; not least, the beginning of the Ultimate Portfolio Builder course with the Make It In Design team.  I’m really looking forward to this and hope to share my work along the way….

January Winter Warmers

So, here we are in 2018.  It’s cold, wet, icy, foggy, snowy and storms galore, but there’s nothing better than hunkering down with something to keep you warm.  Normally, this is accompanied by a good book and a little tipple! I’m delighted to share my latest finds on Folksy and Etsy to keep you warm throughout the winter.  All these items are hand-made by independent makers.  I’m sure you’ll have a warm glow after looking at all this coziness!  Check the makers out below: Fair Isle Blanket Pure Wool Pink Hand Knitted chunky Scarf Icelandic Hot Water Bottle Pure Wool…

On my walk today …

My surface pattern design has a good grounding in my surroundings, and it’s not all about florals.  Inspiration comes from many sources and I enjoy looking out for geometric patterns on my walk.  On our daily walk, Patch and I pass lots of gates, walls, road coverings, doorways etc and you can find some really interesting patterns if you take the time to look.    Here’s just a few images of objects and structures that we passed by today.  I love these colours, so will try and pull out a colour palette on this one too.  Even though these objects…