Collaboration With the Houses of Parliament Shop
I was delighted to collaborate with the Houses of Parliament shop on a festive illustration that has been applied to a range of products. I drew the original illustration in black pen on paper, before digitally enhancing it with a warm winter palette. The design has been inspired by the Frost Fairs that took place on the River Thames right up until the 19th century. The collection includes greeting cards, a tea towel, tote bag, coaster and mug.
I visited Berlin earlier this month for a bit of sightseeing with my boyfriend. This is the third time I have visited the German capital, but the first time I have had chance to properly wander the city. We had two nights and three days there, but would have happily spent another day or two as there is so much to see and do! Berlin feels pretty big, so we bought daily travel cards and used a lot of public transport to navigate the city. We stayed right near Hauptbahnhof station which was really convenient for getting around. The weather...
Whitby – a Quiet Easter Weekend
One thing is for certain, during these strange and uncertain times, I am finding time to do things I have been putting off for a long time. This blog post being one of them! It is almost a year since I last wrote. I mainly use my Instagram account to keep people that are interested in my work up to date with my goings on, but my website is important too. I wrote a blog post about my favourite things to do in Whitby around this time last year and you can read it here. We have been fortunate to have some...
Social Distancing and Self Isolation Cards
This is my second blog post in a week, that must be a record! I have been busy with week with some accounting, designing, fulfilling online orders and liaising with some of my lovely customers. The majority of my business has come to a halt due to Covid-19 but I am certainly working hard in the background, trying to make the most of the situation as well as letting it inspire me creatively. All of the cards below are available to purchase on my Etsy shop as well as my Thortful profile. Both of these platforms ship orders worldwide, so you can reach...