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Tuesday Colour Inspiration – Roman Walls of Lugo
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The Roman city of Lugo is a major city in Galicia. The Roman wall is a magnificent part of the city, and Lugo is the only city in the world to have an intact Roman wall that surrounds the entire … Read More

Tuesday Colour Inspiration – Praying Mantis
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This praying mantis was one of a few different kinds of mantis that could be seen around the hamlet where we lived in our Galician home from home that I blogged about in last week’s swatch. This one sat in … Read More

Tuesday colour inspiration – Galician home from home
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As I mentioned in my previous blog post, I have lots of pictures to share from our 7 weeks in Spain, so they will form the major part of my colour inspiration swatches for a good while! This was the … Read More

6th birthday artwork sale!
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Apologies for network silence over the last couple of months, but I have been a little bit busy! I moved house at the end of June, and after living in that house for nearly 10 years, had managed to accumulate … Read More

Stationery sets now available for download!
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Are you a stationery fan, like me? I can’t walk past a good stationery shop without having a browse, and love to collect and use unusual writing paper to write to my pen pals with. To this end, I decided … Read More

Lino printed logo design for The Ran Tanners
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Whilst I was helping folks to print up their own steam locomotive lino prints at Tanfield Railway the other month (have a read of this blog post for details of those lino prints), I met Ian and Paul, The Ran … Read More

Tuesday Colour Inspiration – Tapestry Weaving
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I’ve been going back to playing with fibre recently, specifically with different types of weaving. I found my old weaving sticks and have been using some hand spun yarn to play with them. The first project was a bracelet, with … Read More

Tuesday Colour Inspiration – Sunset Over the Tyne
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A photo taken two weeks ago from the side of the Baltic Mill, over looking the Millennium Bridge on the Tyne. The sky looked as though it was on fire that evening. There’s a little interesting anomaly for my boyfriend … Read More

Tuesday Colour Inspiration – Climbing Roses
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This little piece of beauty opened up just outside my door, right in time for my birthday last week. A lovely little present from nature! My favourite present was from my lovely boyfriend, who worked really hard to create it, … Read More