Wedding styling {wedding favour tins and wedding papercuts}

— For the first 15 years of my career I worked in London as an art director. Creating beautiful images and designing publications, showcasing a brand’s products. It was a lovely way to spend the working week but, towards the end, I was desperate to start a family and shoot schedules were playing havoc with my personal …

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147 weeks and 5 days | Revolutions and Resolutions for 2016

Well, that’s it. Christmas is well and truly over and we’re into a brand new year. Here are my resolutions for 2016 The warm glow and heady excitement of the festive season has dissipated and we find ourselves in a strange period of change. Or *thinking* about change, at least. Last year I made 4 — and stuck to 3.5 …

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132 weeks and 6 days | Cherish the Ordinary Papercut

Ever thought of creating a Memory Frame? They’re such a lovely thing to make as a reminder of a person or event. I’ve made a new Cherish the Ordinary Papercut to put in ours, to commemorate a very dear friend. A couple of weeks ago I wrote about her passing. It was such a shock …

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Home is Wherever We Are Together

Home. A little tiny word with enormous meaning. What feelings and emotions does the word ‘home’ evoke? What does it mean to you? I’ve been thinking about this long and hard and I can’t think of a single straight answer. Home means so many different things to me. I can’t narrow it down to just one …

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Resolutions, Revolutions & Papercut Art!

I can’t believe that we’re into a brand new year! Christmas threw us a bit of a curve-ball, what with my dad being taken ill, so we’ve been in a state of suspended animation for the last few days. Holding our breath until we knew that he was going to be OK. It looks like …

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A Papercut Art Present for My Friend

I mentioned in a recent post that we had just celebrated my best girlfriend’s birthday. It was her 40th and I wanted to give a really special present, so I thought long and hard about what we should give to her. Eventually I decided to make something, rather than buy a gift. I have spoken in the past …

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