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  • Mother's Day cards and giftsMother's Day cards and gifts 4 March 2019
    With Mother’s Day coming up at the end of the month (it’s on the 31st March this year), I thought I’d let you know about some of the cards and gifts I have available for mums. I feel very luck ...
  • Why I love EtsyWhy I love Etsy 31 October 2018
    Long before I started selling on Etsy I’d been dabbling in all sorts of arts and crafts over the years and also had a go at selling some of them when I was making more than I could possibly use ...
  • Too early for Christmas cards?Too early for Christmas cards? 12 October 2018
    I’m one of those people who gets annoyed when the shops start stocking Christmas cards and decorations in September/October, but I’ve now joined their ranks. In my defense though, when you add items on Etsy they stick around for 4 ...
  • Doing work I loveDoing work I love 10 October 2018
    Last year I cut back on how much time I spend on my day job to focus on spending more time doing work I love, with the hope that eventually it may turn into an income. I realise I’m extremely ...
  • Beer illustrationsBeer illustrations 9 July 2018
    It’s starting to look a bit like I’m obsessed with alcohol… (who me?!) These beer illustrations follow on from the cocktail illustrations I did last week. I’m not actually much of a fan of beer, though I don’t mind half ...
  • Cocktail illustrationsCocktail illustrations 5 July 2018
    These cocktail illustrations were inspired by a brilliant girly week away I had with some friends last week. I’m usually more of a wine girl, but it was so hot that the icy cocktails were really hitting the spot! We ...
  • Elvis Drawing - Thank you very muchElvis Drawing – Thank you very much 13 June 2018
    I had a bit of fun this week doing an Elvis drawing – one of my stick figure portraits complete with blue suede shoes… What do you think? And which other famous people do you think I should do stick figure portraits ...
  • Wildflower DrawingsWildflower Drawings 23 May 2018
    These wildflower drawings were inspired by one of my walks along the canal near where I live.  The weather has been so gorgeous lately and the all the different wildflowers looked so pretty in the sunshine. I decided to pick ...
  • Tower Bridge drawingTower Bridge drawing 9 May 2018
    Today I was working on a Tower Bridge drawing and it got me thinking about when I first saw it. For those of you who don’t know, I wasn’t born in the UK. I grew up in South Africa but ...
  • Illustrator, Artist, Maker or Doodler?Illustrator, Artist, Maker or Doodler? 4 May 2018
    What am I – an illustrator, artist, maker or doodler? There’s a podcast I often listen to that interviews people who sell what they make on Etsy. It’s called Etsy Conversations and one of the questions the host Ijeoma often asks ...