Gifts for you and your Home by Elaine Collins Designs www.elainecollinsdesigns.com

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I am a Surface Pattern Designer..and love exploring design. Here you will find my design collection and products for you and your home. I am also a qualified Interior Designer, so my products are on-trend in the Mid-Century Modern style . You are very welcome to visit my Home page at www.elainecollinsdesigns.com and my shop at www.arcadela.com and www.etsy.com/Laineyloustudio. I would love you to follow me and please pin anything you wish. Elaine #custommade #madetoorder #buy #forsale

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Where is flaming June as it is known? I long for walks but the rain has it's own beauty and England would not be the vibrant emerald green without it nor the abundance of flowers, so for me today it s enjoying it from my studio window, with the fresh little drops of diamonds adorning petals like little chandeliers of rainbows as I sketch away on my wild grasses and alium seed heads.  #artstudiolife #artstudiolife #patterndesigners #surfacepatterns #botanicalcreativity_ #botanicalprint…

Where is flaming June as it is known? I long for walks but the rain has it's own beauty and England would not be the vibrant emerald green without it nor the abundance of flowers, so for me today it s enjoying it from my studio window, with the fresh little drops of diamonds adorning petals like little chandeliers of rainbows as I sketch away on my wild grasses and alium seed heads. #artstudiolife #artstudiolife #patterndesigners #surfacepatterns #botanicalcreativity_ #botanicalprint…

Being creative in all ways means making my own lampshades with one of my designs, just each time I make it for a customer it gives me much joy that someone is going to open in it anticipation and know that it is no mass produced version anyone can buy and that it will take pride of place in their home, is an honour for me. 💌🛋😍 #lampshademaker #owndesign #bespokelighting #homewaredesigner #bespokelightingdesign #designerhomewares #custommadelighting #bluelampshade #designeratwork…

Being creative in all ways means making my own lampshades with one of my designs, just each time I make it for a customer it gives me much joy that someone is going to open in it anticipation and know that it is no mass produced version anyone can buy and that it will take pride of place in their home, is an honour for me. 💌🛋😍 #lampshademaker #owndesign #bespokelighting #homewaredesigner #bespokelightingdesign #designerhomewares #custommadelighting #bluelampshade #designeratwork…

I loved spending time with lino cutting, I haven't done this for quite a while but I wanted to do some printing and see where it takes me; it is so time consuming but relaxing and it gave me time to really look at the detail of every leaf and intricate cutting; and as I have showed you my illustrations to create this, you would like to see my work in progress...from hand-drawing to block printing, what do you think of it to now? Bags? Lampshades? Cushions? ☺🌱🔎✒⬛🔲 #botanicalprint…

I loved spending time with lino cutting, I haven't done this for quite a while but I wanted to do some printing and see where it takes me; it is so time consuming but relaxing and it gave me time to really look at the detail of every leaf and intricate cutting; and as I have showed you my illustrations to create this, you would like to see my work in progress...from hand-drawing to block printing, what do you think of it to now? Bags? Lampshades? Cushions? ☺🌱🔎✒⬛🔲 #botanicalprint…

It is just one of those Cupcake days! Actually I have four designs of cupcakes - well if that isn't the icing on the cake with a cherry on top fact! 😂 I had so much fun designing these...and if you watch my video on my about page on my website (link in bio) you'll see the other illustrated cupcakes too. Designed on natural organic sustainable eco canvas large totes and on sale in my Etsy shop (link in bio too) or I can custom design for you if you want. What is your favourite cupcake? 🤔…

It is just one of those Cupcake days! Actually I have four designs of cupcakes - well if that isn't the icing on the cake with a cherry on top fact! 😂 I had so much fun designing these...and if you watch my video on my about page on my website (link in bio) you'll see the other illustrated cupcakes too. Designed on natural organic sustainable eco canvas large totes and on sale in my Etsy shop (link in bio too) or I can custom design for you if you want. What is your favourite cupcake? 🤔…

The beauty of nature reflected in a gorgeous day 🌾🌿nature in it's simplicity and intricacy, creative and organic. Shadows only can be with light always there...and Beautiful seed heads and grasses are captured perfectly. Do you agree 🎑⠀ ⠀ #shadowprint #shadowlicious #organicart #artorganic #botanicallinedrawing #botanicalprint #shopsustainable #shopsmalluk #sustainableart #organicphotography #supportsmallshop #ecoprinting #ecoprinted #shadowphoto #sunplay #shadowplaying #sunandshadow…

The beauty of nature reflected in a gorgeous day 🌾🌿nature in it's simplicity and intricacy, creative and organic. Shadows only can be with light always there...and Beautiful seed heads and grasses are captured perfectly. Do you agree 🎑⠀ ⠀ #shadowprint #shadowlicious #organicart #artorganic #botanicallinedrawing #botanicalprint #shopsustainable #shopsmalluk #sustainableart #organicphotography #supportsmallshop #ecoprinting #ecoprinted #shadowphoto #sunplay #shadowplaying #sunandshadow…

Having a break and enjoying East Sussex, with a trip to Michelham Priory, I love history and I love the old ways of rural life, so a good combination to visiting this beautiful and serene place for the day and of course loving the herborium, architecture and ducks! such great inspiration for illustration and simple pleasures. I did enjoyed my day there, thank you all 😊 #historichomes @michelhampriory @historic_houses #eastsussex #sussexhistory #botanicalinspirations #countrylivinguk…

Having a break and enjoying East Sussex, with a trip to Michelham Priory, I love history and I love the old ways of rural life, so a good combination to visiting this beautiful and serene place for the day and of course loving the herborium, architecture and ducks! such great inspiration for illustration and simple pleasures. I did enjoyed my day there, thank you all 😊 #historichomes @michelhampriory @historic_houses #eastsussex #sussexhistory #botanicalinspirations #countrylivinguk…

I have made home-made cheese! It is So tasty and delicious and easy...just using curdling Greek yoghurt and you strain it over night in a Muslin cloth and over a bowl so the whey drains out (don't throw it away it is called 'beaucoup green' and is full of protein for bread, hair, skin you name it) then with the dry cheese add what ever you wish, sweet or savoury! That is it! So simple... this is my Mediterranean version Olives, basil, black ground pepper, oregano (herbs from my garden) and…

I have made home-made cheese! It is So tasty and delicious and easy...just using curdling Greek yoghurt and you strain it over night in a Muslin cloth and over a bowl so the whey drains out (don't throw it away it is called 'beaucoup green' and is full of protein for bread, hair, skin you name it) then with the dry cheese add what ever you wish, sweet or savoury! That is it! So simple... this is my Mediterranean version Olives, basil, black ground pepper, oregano (herbs from my garden) and…

Seaside inspiration, warm British weather and clear blue skies make a perfect day to sit on the sand and illustrate with quintessential beach huts and the ebb and flow of the waves across the pebbles beach. Peace and tranquillity and sketchbook ... Bliss 🏖🎨⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #beachillustration #seasideinspro #beachhuts #illustrationinspro #eastsussex #southofengland #summervibes #adayonthebeach #artistinspiration #designinspiration #freelancedesigner #freelanceartist #coastalengland…

Seaside inspiration, warm British weather and clear blue skies make a perfect day to sit on the sand and illustrate with quintessential beach huts and the ebb and flow of the waves across the pebbles beach. Peace and tranquillity and sketchbook ... Bliss 🏖🎨⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #beachillustration #seasideinspro #beachhuts #illustrationinspro #eastsussex #southofengland #summervibes #adayonthebeach #artistinspiration #designinspiration #freelancedesigner #freelanceartist #coastalengland…

Mellow days of the last days of summer or colourful early days of fruitfulness of Autumn, either way it is a beautiful time of year where the natural abundance and joy in home preserving and making are coming together from my little orchard...but before I do, I am going to illustrate them to go into a new design with my Barn Swallow (see my previous post) into a design for the luxurious rich colours so on trend for this season...so watch this space for a new design! I am always excited about…

Mellow days of the last days of summer or colourful early days of fruitfulness of Autumn, either way it is a beautiful time of year where the natural abundance and joy in home preserving and making are coming together from my little orchard...but before I do, I am going to illustrate them to go into a new design with my Barn Swallow (see my previous post) into a design for the luxurious rich colours so on trend for this season...so watch this space for a new design! I am always excited about…

Who doesn't like collecting shells? 🌊💙🔎🖌🎨 I just have to draw these beauties!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #beachillustration #seasideinspro #shells #illustrationinspro #eastsussex #southofengland #summervibes #adayonthebeach #artistinspiration #designinspiration #freelancedesigner #freelanceartist #coastalengland #englishcoast #englistartist #englishdesigner #bexhillonsea #blueskies #seasidetown #textileinspro #fabricdesigner #patterndedigner #interiordesigninspro #homewaredesigner #decorshop…

Who doesn't like collecting shells? 🌊💙🔎🖌🎨 I just have to draw these beauties!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #beachillustration #seasideinspro #shells #illustrationinspro #eastsussex #southofengland #summervibes #adayonthebeach #artistinspiration #designinspiration #freelancedesigner #freelanceartist #coastalengland #englishcoast #englistartist #englishdesigner #bexhillonsea #blueskies #seasidetown #textileinspro #fabricdesigner #patterndedigner #interiordesigninspro #homewaredesigner #decorshop…

Sunday family time and the last warm days with a bit of a chill of Autumn and a picnic with the girls of the family (Sisters and Mum) in the deep countryside and quintessential English Tea time to finish off with at a stately home; creates such a beautiful day of catching up and relaxation just two weeks ago today! I think I'd need the chiminea now 🍃🔥 #picnicbasket #englishcountryhouse #englishartist #englishcountry #statelyhomes #britishmade #custommadefurniture #countrystyle…

Sunday family time and the last warm days with a bit of a chill of Autumn and a picnic with the girls of the family (Sisters and Mum) in the deep countryside and quintessential English Tea time to finish off with at a stately home; creates such a beautiful day of catching up and relaxation just two weeks ago today! I think I'd need the chiminea now 🍃🔥 #picnicbasket #englishcountryhouse #englishartist #englishcountry #statelyhomes #britishmade #custommadefurniture #countrystyle…

Harvest time and the joy of hues, tints and textures 🌰🌰🍄🍏🍁just the early days of gathering and collecting for the 'lean' months ahead in nature, but for me as a designer maker, I love to capture the turn of the season's in my artwork, seasonal trends and in my sustainable living ethos...who else is preserving, pickling and collecting? Either for food or pattern making, if you are like me I am doing both! Enjoy! 🍁🍂🍃🍏🍯⠀ ⠀ #cushionlove  #softfurnishings #natureillustration…

Harvest time and the joy of hues, tints and textures 🌰🌰🍄🍏🍁just the early days of gathering and collecting for the 'lean' months ahead in nature, but for me as a designer maker, I love to capture the turn of the season's in my artwork, seasonal trends and in my sustainable living ethos...who else is preserving, pickling and collecting? Either for food or pattern making, if you are like me I am doing both! Enjoy! 🍁🍂🍃🍏🍯⠀ ⠀ #cushionlove #softfurnishings #natureillustration…

Doing some print testing on a background motif for one of my patterns, hand illustrating then into creative software for 'cleaning up' before it is printed on natural organic fabric...sometime simplicity, sometimes a detailed complicated pattern...I love what I do! 🎨🖌😀 . . . . . . #botanicalillustrations #botanicalartist #botanicalprint #botanicalpattern #floralprint #floraldesigns #homewaredesigner #homewareshop #interiordesignuk #artistatwork #designeratwork #softfurnishings…

Doing some print testing on a background motif for one of my patterns, hand illustrating then into creative software for 'cleaning up' before it is printed on natural organic fabric...sometime simplicity, sometimes a detailed complicated pattern...I love what I do! 🎨🖌😀 . . . . . . #botanicalillustrations #botanicalartist #botanicalprint #botanicalpattern #floralprint #floraldesigns #homewaredesigner #homewareshop #interiordesignuk #artistatwork #designeratwork #softfurnishings…

Being a Leicestershire Artist and living in the county of Foxes, how could I not this Autumn time capture a fox jumping and sitting in the grass 🐶 I love all animals and love the insta feeds from @saveafox_rescue rescue centre in America which shows how loving and great personalities these gorgeous creatures are. Thank goodness foxhunting is banned now! For me, watching the colours of Autumn turn and the squirrels and foxes this time of year optimises the season with russets and gold…

Being a Leicestershire Artist and living in the county of Foxes, how could I not this Autumn time capture a fox jumping and sitting in the grass 🐶 I love all animals and love the insta feeds from @saveafox_rescue rescue centre in America which shows how loving and great personalities these gorgeous creatures are. Thank goodness foxhunting is banned now! For me, watching the colours of Autumn turn and the squirrels and foxes this time of year optimises the season with russets and gold…

My Apple tree is in full abundance for cooking, so it is another harvest day to make Green Tomato Chutney, ready for the Autumn and Christmas Buffet table; anyone else getting ready for stocking the pantry? These colours so inspire me for my designing! 🍁🍂🍎🍎🎨🖌 . . . . . #greentomatochutney #harvesttime #storecupboardcooking #falldecor #fallcrafts #fallhomedecor #autumnhomedecor #cookingapples #countrylife #countryliving #countrylivinguk #cottageindustry #mycottagefarmhouse…

My Apple tree is in full abundance for cooking, so it is another harvest day to make Green Tomato Chutney, ready for the Autumn and Christmas Buffet table; anyone else getting ready for stocking the pantry? These colours so inspire me for my designing! 🍁🍂🍎🍎🎨🖌 . . . . . #greentomatochutney #harvesttime #storecupboardcooking #falldecor #fallcrafts #fallhomedecor #autumnhomedecor #cookingapples #countrylife #countryliving #countrylivinguk #cottageindustry #mycottagefarmhouse…

Another character in a chaffinch for my new pattern design (follow me to see how it turns out!) Loving bringing them to life and seeing how the next stage of textile designing is evolving in my patterns;  this is going to be so ideal for the new season!.⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #softfurnishing #cushioncover #designercushions #textilepattern #barnswallow #interiorinspo #intereiorinspiration #minimalist #minimalisthome #countryhomes #cottagedecorating #iloveshopping #cushions #interiordesign…

Another character in a chaffinch for my new pattern design (follow me to see how it turns out!) Loving bringing them to life and seeing how the next stage of textile designing is evolving in my patterns; this is going to be so ideal for the new season!.⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #softfurnishing #cushioncover #designercushions #textilepattern #barnswallow #interiorinspo #intereiorinspiration #minimalist #minimalisthome #countryhomes #cottagedecorating #iloveshopping #cushions #interiordesign…

It is true, the peace, the changing landscapes, the circles of life, the ebbs and flows and beauty of the simplicity and complexity in the tiniest moment or creature, It is amazing and inspiring; well, it is my love and direction as a designer-maker and loving to spend time illustrating it even in a grey Autumnal day, there is beauty to be found. Do you agree? 🤗🍁🍂🍃⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #autumnwonder #fallinspo #naturequote #naturalbeautylovers #naturalfabric #designertextile #aurumninspro…

It is true, the peace, the changing landscapes, the circles of life, the ebbs and flows and beauty of the simplicity and complexity in the tiniest moment or creature, It is amazing and inspiring; well, it is my love and direction as a designer-maker and loving to spend time illustrating it even in a grey Autumnal day, there is beauty to be found. Do you agree? 🤗🍁🍂🍃⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #autumnwonder #fallinspo #naturequote #naturalbeautylovers #naturalfabric #designertextile #aurumninspro…

I gather you may know I am not a lover of anything plastic, in fact I cut it out of my life as much as possible and especially in my Studio; so when I see plastic flowers and fake plants, I genuinely cringe! But drying the summer's flowers and seeing the beauty in the seed heads and shapes are not only inspiring but beautiful to an artist and makes me remember the new life and beginnings I reflect on at Christmas time but also those little hidden treasures wrapped up too waiting for…

I gather you may know I am not a lover of anything plastic, in fact I cut it out of my life as much as possible and especially in my Studio; so when I see plastic flowers and fake plants, I genuinely cringe! But drying the summer's flowers and seeing the beauty in the seed heads and shapes are not only inspiring but beautiful to an artist and makes me remember the new life and beginnings I reflect on at Christmas time but also those little hidden treasures wrapped up too waiting for…

How does this picture make you feel? 😊 I took this back in The Summer in a priory in East Sussex; a beautiful place of serenity and healing by The Monks in The pre 1530's, then a family home for centuries after.⁣ ⁣ The last days of Advent are upon us and a time of preparation!  for me that is spiritually as well as practically. What does preparing for Christmas look like for you? ⁣🙂❄⛄ ⁣ #whitechristmas #designermaker #churchwindow #pinkflowers🌸 #driedflowerbouquet #christmassnow…

How does this picture make you feel? 😊 I took this back in The Summer in a priory in East Sussex; a beautiful place of serenity and healing by The Monks in The pre 1530's, then a family home for centuries after.⁣ ⁣ The last days of Advent are upon us and a time of preparation! for me that is spiritually as well as practically. What does preparing for Christmas look like for you? ⁣🙂❄⛄ ⁣ #whitechristmas #designermaker #churchwindow #pinkflowers🌸 #driedflowerbouquet #christmassnow…

Wishing all my lovely insta-friends, followers and Customers, love, peace and joy this Christmas!⁣⠀ ⁣⠀ Journeying through the year with you and getting to know you is the gift of connection and friendship; and I want to thank you for being there with me and allowing me to join you too.⁣⠀ ⁣⠀ God bless you this Festive time! And Merry Christmas! ⁣⠀ 🐄🌲🕊👪🏚🐐🐎🐑🌠👼⁣⠀ ⁣⠀ ⁣⠀ #whitechristmas #christmasishere #christmaseve #christmasgift #whitedecoration  #christmassnow #minimalistchristmas…

Wishing all my lovely insta-friends, followers and Customers, love, peace and joy this Christmas!⁣⠀ ⁣⠀ Journeying through the year with you and getting to know you is the gift of connection and friendship; and I want to thank you for being there with me and allowing me to join you too.⁣⠀ ⁣⠀ God bless you this Festive time! And Merry Christmas! ⁣⠀ 🐄🌲🕊👪🏚🐐🐎🐑🌠👼⁣⠀ ⁣⠀ ⁣⠀ #whitechristmas #christmasishere #christmaseve #christmasgift #whitedecoration #christmassnow #minimalistchristmas…

A botanical snowflake! to say Merry Christmas! I just had to take a photo of this seeded beauty bursting with new life sits on a serene church window in the cool greys, pinks and ecru, reflecting for me the frosty cool days around Christmas; looking at these I imagine a winter pathways heavy in snow and silver from the low sun reflection...I wish it was snowing for Christmas! Don't you?⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #whitechristmas #seeded #seedhead #pinkflowers🌸 #driedflowerbouquet #christmassnow #giantseedhead…

A botanical snowflake! to say Merry Christmas! I just had to take a photo of this seeded beauty bursting with new life sits on a serene church window in the cool greys, pinks and ecru, reflecting for me the frosty cool days around Christmas; looking at these I imagine a winter pathways heavy in snow and silver from the low sun reflection...I wish it was snowing for Christmas! Don't you?⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #whitechristmas #seeded #seedhead #pinkflowers🌸 #driedflowerbouquet #christmassnow #giantseedhead…

🕯One New Years tradition in my home is to light a candle when the first star appears in the sky and keep it burning until after midnight; I also light it in a window for two reasons ...⁣ one as a light in the darkness to show the way  in remembrance of the guiding star for the three kings at the time of new beginnings for them and their official arrival in January and the other is to have light shining into the new year with a symbol of love, hope and peace for 2020, which is my wish to you…

🕯One New Years tradition in my home is to light a candle when the first star appears in the sky and keep it burning until after midnight; I also light it in a window for two reasons ...⁣ one as a light in the darkness to show the way in remembrance of the guiding star for the three kings at the time of new beginnings for them and their official arrival in January and the other is to have light shining into the new year with a symbol of love, hope and peace for 2020, which is my wish to you…

Today is @rspb_love_nature big garden watch, this is the world's largest wildlife survey taken for the last 40 years on this weekend to study for one hour. It is the most important and biggest Garden Birdwatch undertaken as a scientific project. Will you join in? . Head over to the RSPB site. . Join hundreds of U.K. Volunteers and see what birds are visiting your garden! Me, I have Robins, Coaltits, Bluetits, Green Finches, Jenny Wrens as well as Magpies, Wood Pigeons and blackbirds and…

Today is @rspb_love_nature big garden watch, this is the world's largest wildlife survey taken for the last 40 years on this weekend to study for one hour. It is the most important and biggest Garden Birdwatch undertaken as a scientific project. Will you join in? . Head over to the RSPB site. . Join hundreds of U.K. Volunteers and see what birds are visiting your garden! Me, I have Robins, Coaltits, Bluetits, Green Finches, Jenny Wrens as well as Magpies, Wood Pigeons and blackbirds and…

Back to creating and being a practical day today sewing and making Kitchenware; here sewing my eco printed Tea Towels on beautiful quality organic linen! Just finishing off the hemming with a handy hanging tag and my label...not bad considering I have broke my foot and on crutches at the moment! But still designing and working the peddle in my studio with it. 😊  #handsewnwithlove #sewingmachineday #smallbusiness #smallbusinesswoman #teatoweltuesday #teatoweldesigns #teatowellove…

Back to creating and being a practical day today sewing and making Kitchenware; here sewing my eco printed Tea Towels on beautiful quality organic linen! Just finishing off the hemming with a handy hanging tag and my label...not bad considering I have broke my foot and on crutches at the moment! But still designing and working the peddle in my studio with it. 😊 #handsewnwithlove #sewingmachineday #smallbusiness #smallbusinesswoman #teatoweltuesday #teatoweldesigns #teatowellove…

🌱look at these flowers!  swipe to see My illustration 💮🌻💐 🎨.⠀ .⠀ My new Eco Wall Art! teak magnetic holders that don't harm this special organic eco printed designer panel on natural cotton which hangs beautifully and once more it can be taken down for a Spring clean occasionally! edges are lovingly sewn and handmade in my studio. Here depicted in "Painterly Floral" fresh, retro, the hope of Spring and unique...check my links for other designs too and it comes in A3 and A4! And if you…

🌱look at these flowers! swipe to see My illustration 💮🌻💐 🎨.⠀ .⠀ My new Eco Wall Art! teak magnetic holders that don't harm this special organic eco printed designer panel on natural cotton which hangs beautifully and once more it can be taken down for a Spring clean occasionally! edges are lovingly sewn and handmade in my studio. Here depicted in "Painterly Floral" fresh, retro, the hope of Spring and unique...check my links for other designs too and it comes in A3 and A4! And if you…

"Colours, like features, follow the changes of the emotions" -Pablo Picasso. 🎨🖌 Some colours uplift, some dampen but the giving of a bunch of flowers and their inspiration in art attracts the viewer to see all the unsaid and  imagine the possibilities in love, in living and expression of detailed design. Have a great Saturday everyone! 🌸💮🏵🌹🌺🌻🌼 #interiordesign #interiordecor #midcenturymoderndecor  #midcenturyhome #vintagehome  #botanicalbeauty #quote #quotesgram #quoteoftheday…

"Colours, like features, follow the changes of the emotions" -Pablo Picasso. 🎨🖌 Some colours uplift, some dampen but the giving of a bunch of flowers and their inspiration in art attracts the viewer to see all the unsaid and imagine the possibilities in love, in living and expression of detailed design. Have a great Saturday everyone! 🌸💮🏵🌹🌺🌻🌼 #interiordesign #interiordecor #midcenturymoderndecor #midcenturyhome #vintagehome #botanicalbeauty #quote #quotesgram #quoteoftheday…

Like a carpet of snow 🌱🌱 and heralds of the first signs of Spring; don't you find it amazing from frost and snow in Winter, tiny little life pops up with the brightest greenest stems of swaying pure white canopies of nodding heads holding their delicate petals of translucent lime veined cups. . . . #snowdropseason #heraldsofspring #countrywalking #photooftheday #englishcountryside🇬🇧 #inspirationfromnature #ukartists #ukdesigner #sustainablelove #sustainablehome #ecoliving…

Like a carpet of snow 🌱🌱 and heralds of the first signs of Spring; don't you find it amazing from frost and snow in Winter, tiny little life pops up with the brightest greenest stems of swaying pure white canopies of nodding heads holding their delicate petals of translucent lime veined cups. . . . #snowdropseason #heraldsofspring #countrywalking #photooftheday #englishcountryside🇬🇧 #inspirationfromnature #ukartists #ukdesigner #sustainablelove #sustainablehome #ecoliving…

show your love today in everything and everyone you meet...Happy Valentine's Day! Love your loved ones, love yourself, love your home,  love your day and love the creation around you. My day is valuing it all 💗💚🌿🌱with thanks and gratitude and too you lovely girlfriends too, thanks for sharing the love!  Happy Valentine's! .⠀ .⠀ and when I am creating in my Studio every day is Valentine's Day as I love creating and designing 🎨🖌⠀ ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #valentinesday #agratefulheart #giftsforher…

show your love today in everything and everyone you meet...Happy Valentine's Day! Love your loved ones, love yourself, love your home, love your day and love the creation around you. My day is valuing it all 💗💚🌿🌱with thanks and gratitude and too you lovely girlfriends too, thanks for sharing the love! Happy Valentine's! .⠀ .⠀ and when I am creating in my Studio every day is Valentine's Day as I love creating and designing 🎨🖌⠀ ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #valentinesday #agratefulheart #giftsforher…

2500 and more! What I hear you say..... . That is the varieties of British Snowdrops, which name means 'Milk flower of the snow' isn't that beautiful?! and each one is different...Do you know if you turn a Snowdrop upside down you can see the beauty of its detail, ....mind you, you feel a bit cheeky though because it is like lifting a delicate ladies petticoats! 😂🌱🌱 💃 . I have to illustrate these little treasures and create a Spring pattern design soon, but first of all I'll go on a hunt…

2500 and more! What I hear you say..... . That is the varieties of British Snowdrops, which name means 'Milk flower of the snow' isn't that beautiful?! and each one is different...Do you know if you turn a Snowdrop upside down you can see the beauty of its detail, ....mind you, you feel a bit cheeky though because it is like lifting a delicate ladies petticoats! 😂🌱🌱 💃 . I have to illustrate these little treasures and create a Spring pattern design soon, but first of all I'll go on a hunt…

The beauty of the first flowers showing in my woodland area, Lesser Celedine, they are so pretty and compliment the new Daffs showing up too!  I just may have to draw these little joys of early Spring and make a new pattern print.....oh the inspiration! 🖌🎨✂🔷 . .

The beauty of the first flowers showing in my woodland area, Lesser Celedine, they are so pretty and compliment the new Daffs showing up too! I just may have to draw these little joys of early Spring and make a new pattern print.....oh the inspiration! 🖌🎨✂🔷 . .

Before starting a day of work and creativity, I wanted to share with you two books which I love to open and get the feel and wonder of the months cycle of nature changes. one book is 'The Almanac, A seasonal guide to 2020 which is full of beautiful illustrations and tips, calender days and home caring and baking by @lialeedertz and the other is 'Winter' and anthology for the changing seasons edited by @melissaharrison which as it states is 'a book to live with and to love' and 'A celebration…

Before starting a day of work and creativity, I wanted to share with you two books which I love to open and get the feel and wonder of the months cycle of nature changes. one book is 'The Almanac, A seasonal guide to 2020 which is full of beautiful illustrations and tips, calender days and home caring and baking by @lialeedertz and the other is 'Winter' and anthology for the changing seasons edited by @melissaharrison which as it states is 'a book to live with and to love' and 'A celebration…

Respite from the present and a few earned days away at the coast. I love Norfolk,  and it is my 'Go to' place and a childhood holiday break from being from the Midlands, just hearing the seagulls and the sound of the waves is bliss. I hope I get chance to visit again soon. It gets to about this time and long to walk along the beach and detox mentally and physically is just the ticket to happiness. I think my face says it all! 😁 . . . #textiledesignstudio #lovenorfolk #fabricdesigner…

Respite from the present and a few earned days away at the coast. I love Norfolk, and it is my 'Go to' place and a childhood holiday break from being from the Midlands, just hearing the seagulls and the sound of the waves is bliss. I hope I get chance to visit again soon. It gets to about this time and long to walk along the beach and detox mentally and physically is just the ticket to happiness. I think my face says it all! 😁 . . . #textiledesignstudio #lovenorfolk #fabricdesigner…

A few days of relaxation and being near the coast is such inspiration to an artist. Off seeking the call of the mermaids! Or in reality the sound of the sea 🌊🐚 plus of course colours, textures, nature patterns and hues...what can I say? An Artist's eye is always open 👩‍🎨👁.⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #norfolkcoast #artistsoninstagram #Norfolk #homestyling #artistuk #norfolkart #botanicalillustration #botanicalartist #designeroninstagram #custommadefurniture #buydirect #anartistslife #madeforyourhome…

A few days of relaxation and being near the coast is such inspiration to an artist. Off seeking the call of the mermaids! Or in reality the sound of the sea 🌊🐚 plus of course colours, textures, nature patterns and hues...what can I say? An Artist's eye is always open 👩‍🎨👁.⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #norfolkcoast #artistsoninstagram #Norfolk #homestyling #artistuk #norfolkart #botanicalillustration #botanicalartist #designeroninstagram #custommadefurniture #buydirect #anartistslife #madeforyourhome…

There is something about Easter Bunnies; I love it at twilight to see them all come out and munching away..a bit like me tomorrow with Easter Eggs! 🙂 I love decorating the house , and the table for Easter Sunday (I graduated in Interior Design and Art) and the flowers and branches are from my garden, I like to create displays, my faith is creative too; last year I used my 'Mad March Hare' fabric for a display 🙂, check it out further down in my posts 🤗. Happy Easter! . . 🧔💟🌍✝️…

There is something about Easter Bunnies; I love it at twilight to see them all come out and munching away..a bit like me tomorrow with Easter Eggs! 🙂 I love decorating the house , and the table for Easter Sunday (I graduated in Interior Design and Art) and the flowers and branches are from my garden, I like to create displays, my faith is creative too; last year I used my 'Mad March Hare' fabric for a display 🙂, check it out further down in my posts 🤗. Happy Easter! . . 🧔💟🌍✝️…

Out in the garden I am blessed to enjoy the sunshine in my patch of earth I call my own, but I think the creator has a different story! 😀 As I battle the winter weeds and digging the vegetable patch and I tackle lopping the orchard trees with my cherry tree, Apple tree, pears and plums, with the fresh hope in the new blossom of fruit abundance in the summer months ahead. Like us one day, their time of rest had ended and from it is new growth! Look how beautiful these branches of blossom…

Out in the garden I am blessed to enjoy the sunshine in my patch of earth I call my own, but I think the creator has a different story! 😀 As I battle the winter weeds and digging the vegetable patch and I tackle lopping the orchard trees with my cherry tree, Apple tree, pears and plums, with the fresh hope in the new blossom of fruit abundance in the summer months ahead. Like us one day, their time of rest had ended and from it is new growth! Look how beautiful these branches of blossom…

Inspiration for my previous post of my watercolour and what can be more appealing than a bunch of flowers adorning your home at this time; I can't wait to pick floral bunches from the garden as time goes on. Bulbs, seeds, vegetables and Rhubarb growing nicely at the mo, with the blossom from my trees now passed to make way for the cherries, plums, apples and pears, next thing is to prune the gooseberry and raspberry bushes! But with the thorns it is always my last job to do.🐝💮🌼💮🌼🌱🌱…

Inspiration for my previous post of my watercolour and what can be more appealing than a bunch of flowers adorning your home at this time; I can't wait to pick floral bunches from the garden as time goes on. Bulbs, seeds, vegetables and Rhubarb growing nicely at the mo, with the blossom from my trees now passed to make way for the cherries, plums, apples and pears, next thing is to prune the gooseberry and raspberry bushes! But with the thorns it is always my last job to do.🐝💮🌼💮🌼🌱🌱…

Feel good Friday is upon us and I wanted to share some more of my designs and illustration I have created, I love the freedom of using different expressions from Abstract to detail illustration. I love to create them and see the evolve and imagine how they will be placed on products...so I can create wallpaper, wall prints, beautiful sustainable furniture and personal accessories, soft furnishings, and much more! ...come on over to my other posts to see! I would love to hear what is your…

Feel good Friday is upon us and I wanted to share some more of my designs and illustration I have created, I love the freedom of using different expressions from Abstract to detail illustration. I love to create them and see the evolve and imagine how they will be placed on products...so I can create wallpaper, wall prints, beautiful sustainable furniture and personal accessories, soft furnishings, and much more! ...come on over to my other posts to see! I would love to hear what is your…

Do you love to hear the wind in the trees? I do! And especially if I am laying underneath them, the thought of warm climates and relaxation is on my mind lately and valuing the time last year, but being at home doesn't mean we cannot feeling of joy in natural surroundings.. . My 'Tropical Paradise' Design just brings me warmth and a smile, enveloped in the hope that one day soon, I can enjoy it again; but how great would it be to experience it everyday in your home as special accessories…

Do you love to hear the wind in the trees? I do! And especially if I am laying underneath them, the thought of warm climates and relaxation is on my mind lately and valuing the time last year, but being at home doesn't mean we cannot feeling of joy in natural surroundings.. . My 'Tropical Paradise' Design just brings me warmth and a smile, enveloped in the hope that one day soon, I can enjoy it again; but how great would it be to experience it everyday in your home as special accessories…

So much relaxation and inspiration for my art in my garden...I love to find peace roaming around and seeing how it all looks and pottering here and there. Working to see the benefits of nature and nurture ..we all need that 🤗💚🌱🌾🌼. . . Can you spot the mistake?. . Don't look too closely at the seats though! I made them facing outwards instead of inwards! 🤣 as a Tete a Tete chair arrangement, but we like it that way because we get to see the different parts of the garden! Even though the…

So much relaxation and inspiration for my art in my garden...I love to find peace roaming around and seeing how it all looks and pottering here and there. Working to see the benefits of nature and nurture ..we all need that 🤗💚🌱🌾🌼. . . Can you spot the mistake?. . Don't look too closely at the seats though! I made them facing outwards instead of inwards! 🤣 as a Tete a Tete chair arrangement, but we like it that way because we get to see the different parts of the garden! Even though the…

Working in the garden updating my webpage and sending out a newsletter but I just couldn't be in the studio even if it has French doors into the garden today! My 'shadow' Butler (one of three rescue cats) who are my joys is constantly with me, has been leaning against my laptop, and snoring all afternoon, it's not fair! 😹. . .my website is www.elainecollinsdesigns.com. Join my 'Besties' tribe by subscribing and get an instant 10% discount on everything! And find out by my occasional…

ᴇco ʜᴏᴍᴇ ᴅᴇᴄᴏʀ ᴅᴇꜱɪɢɴᴇʀ ᴍᴀᴋᴇʀ on Instagram: “Working in the garden updating my webpage and sending out a newsletter but I just couldn't be in the studio even if it has French doors…”

Working in the garden updating my webpage and sending out a newsletter but I just couldn't be in the studio even if it has French doors into the garden today! My 'shadow' Butler (one of three rescue cats) who are my joys is constantly with me, has been leaning against my laptop, and snoring all afternoon, it's not fair! 😹. . .my website is www.elainecollinsdesigns.com. Join my 'Besties' tribe by subscribing and get an instant 10% discount on everything! And find out by my occasional…

Here it is finished! my goodness it was fun to do! it's a biggy at 70 cm!  shown in White and yellow in the magazines, but my next one is with a green background as I change the background for this design in many colours. Lemon Grove is hand illustrated and eco printed onto organic cotton..I love respecting the earth by reflecting the earth! .⠀ ⠀ .⠀ ⠀ ,🌱🍋🍋🍋🍋🍋🍋🍋🍋🌱.⠀ ⠀ .⠀ ⠀  #lampshade #lemon #Italy #lemonpattern #citrusfruit #interiordesign #homedecor #citrusfruit design #roomstyle…

ᴇco ʜᴏᴍᴇ ᴅᴇᴄᴏʀ ᴅᴇꜱɪɢɴᴇʀ ᴍᴀᴋᴇʀ on Instagram: “Here it is finished! my goodness it was fun to do! it's a biggy at 70 cm!  shown in White and yellow in the magazines, but my next one is…”

Here it is finished! my goodness it was fun to do! it's a biggy at 70 cm! shown in White and yellow in the magazines, but my next one is with a green background as I change the background for this design in many colours. Lemon Grove is hand illustrated and eco printed onto organic cotton..I love respecting the earth by reflecting the earth! .⠀ ⠀ .⠀ ⠀ ,🌱🍋🍋🍋🍋🍋🍋🍋🍋🌱.⠀ ⠀ .⠀ ⠀ #lampshade #lemon #Italy #lemonpattern #citrusfruit #interiordesign #homedecor #citrusfruit design #roomstyle…

ᴇco ʜᴏᴍᴇ ᴅᴇᴄᴏʀ ᴅᴇꜱɪɢɴᴇʀ ᴍᴀᴋᴇʀ on Instagram: “From little acorns! Nope from little lemons comes big designs! 🍋 😂 ⠀ ⠀ I drew this from real life as I always take my art materials away…”

30 Likes, 4 Comments - ᴇco ʜᴏᴍᴇ ᴅᴇᴄᴏʀ ᴅᴇꜱɪɢɴᴇʀ ᴍᴀᴋᴇʀ (@elainecollins_designer_maker) on Instagram: “From little acorns! Nope from little lemons comes big designs! 🍋 😂 ⠀ ⠀ I drew this from real life…”

ᴇco ʜᴏᴍᴇ ᴅᴇᴄᴏʀ ᴅᴇꜱɪɢɴᴇʀ ᴍᴀᴋᴇʀ posted on Instagram: “Yellow is so on trend this year! So is fruit designs..I wish my Lemon tree produced more than one…” • See all of @elainecollins_designer_maker's photos and videos on their profile.

ᴇco ʜᴏᴍᴇ ᴅᴇᴄᴏʀ ᴅᴇꜱɪɢɴᴇʀ ᴍᴀᴋᴇʀ posted on Instagram: “Yellow is so on trend this year! So is fruit designs..I wish my Lemon tree produced more than one…” • See all of @elainecollins_designer_maker's photos and videos on their profile.

As a qualified Interior Designer who loved patterns and sourcing homeware, I discovered that it was so hard to find eco friendly accessories and treasures for the home; that it was a turning point for me to become a Fabric Designer Maker of my own range.The best decision I made because I love creating and being artistic. . . When you do a degree in Art and Design in Interior Design; you learn more about structure, electrical plans and Architecture; I know! I thought it was all about curtains…

ᴇco ʜᴏᴍᴇ ᴅᴇᴄᴏʀ ᴅᴇꜱɪɢɴᴇʀ ᴍᴀᴋᴇʀ on Instagram: “As a qualified Interior Designer who loved patterns and sourcing homeware, I discovered that it was so hard to find eco friendly…”

As a qualified Interior Designer who loved patterns and sourcing homeware, I discovered that it was so hard to find eco friendly accessories and treasures for the home; that it was a turning point for me to become a Fabric Designer Maker of my own range.The best decision I made because I love creating and being artistic. . . When you do a degree in Art and Design in Interior Design; you learn more about structure, electrical plans and Architecture; I know! I thought it was all about curtains…

Am I the only one who gets excited over handmade whicker baskets? 😊. .  Yesterday was a bit of a village jaunt of stopping off at the market Garden for a few plants to replenish a bare bank in my garden and going to the farm shop for some indulgent goodies and a picnic; but on the way I passed a local Victorian hardware tiny shop and outside the front was every size and shape whicker baskets for every use! . For me that is an Alladin's cave! Though only being allowed to stand at the…

Am I the only one who gets excited over handmade whicker baskets? 😊. . Yesterday was a bit of a village jaunt of stopping off at the market Garden for a few plants to replenish a bare bank in my garden and going to the farm shop for some indulgent goodies and a picnic; but on the way I passed a local Victorian hardware tiny shop and outside the front was every size and shape whicker baskets for every use! . For me that is an Alladin's cave! Though only being allowed to stand at the…

The simple things in life, just brings me a smile and joy; I visited a friend who owns Chickens and I just love how loved and free they are; they are such characters and enjoying the sunshine by having dust baths and chasing each other! Nattering away to each other and know doubt a complaint or two, especially of a silly person trying to eminate their squaks and join in their conversation and fun...erm I mean me! 😀🤦💛. . . .🐔🐓🐔🐓🐔🐓🐔🐓. . . .#leicestershireartist…

The simple things in life, just brings me a smile and joy; I visited a friend who owns Chickens and I just love how loved and free they are; they are such characters and enjoying the sunshine by having dust baths and chasing each other! Nattering away to each other and know doubt a complaint or two, especially of a silly person trying to eminate their squaks and join in their conversation and fun...erm I mean me! 😀🤦💛. . . .🐔🐓🐔🐓🐔🐓🐔🐓. . . .#leicestershireartist…

∆ Studio Sneak Peak!∆....another design story in progress!. . Loving the fun and eco living of having chickens has taken me on a journey of one day wanting to own a small group of rescued 'feather girl's and looking after them for their lives; whether they are egg layers or not; so I am discovering all things Chicken related  and apparently their love for Pomegranates!. . They have a hard reddish rind, and when you cut them open there are pockets of jewel-like seeds called arils…

∆ Studio Sneak Peak!∆....another design story in progress!. . Loving the fun and eco living of having chickens has taken me on a journey of one day wanting to own a small group of rescued 'feather girl's and looking after them for their lives; whether they are egg layers or not; so I am discovering all things Chicken related and apparently their love for Pomegranates!. . They have a hard reddish rind, and when you cut them open there are pockets of jewel-like seeds called arils…

Does anyone else see these feathered hens as Cabaret or Can Can girls?! 😂 👯🐔🐓....it must be my creative mind! . I have a tendency to see animals in character form, do you know what I mean when they  spread their wings it makes me think of the  big fans held out to the side when strutting forward ! 😂 . I have a 'lovit List' yes that is right it is my version of a 'bucket list' which for me is too negative, I go through life, finding things to love instead!. .  And one of the items  or…

Does anyone else see these feathered hens as Cabaret or Can Can girls?! 😂 👯🐔🐓....it must be my creative mind! . I have a tendency to see animals in character form, do you know what I mean when they spread their wings it makes me think of the big fans held out to the side when strutting forward ! 😂 . I have a 'lovit List' yes that is right it is my version of a 'bucket list' which for me is too negative, I go through life, finding things to love instead!. . And one of the items or…

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This is how my designs start, not digitally but by hand from flowers I see in the fields on my artwalks or bouquet. . . My 'Painterly Floral' depicted in my recent posts started just like this; I use lots of different art materials to create my perfect representation for me but mostly I use watercolours, acrylics and graphic pens, but aways sketching first, and my first love, art is organic and I create organic art! 💚♻️🖌️🎨 . Today I am in the studio, looking at my designs and drawings to…

This is how my designs start, not digitally but by hand from flowers I see in the fields on my artwalks or bouquet. . . My 'Painterly Floral' depicted in my recent posts started just like this; I use lots of different art materials to create my perfect representation for me but mostly I use watercolours, acrylics and graphic pens, but aways sketching first, and my first love, art is organic and I create organic art! 💚♻️🖌️🎨 . Today I am in the studio, looking at my designs and drawings to…

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Where is flaming June as it is known? I long for walks but the rain has it's own beauty and England would not be the vibrant emerald green without it nor the abundance of flowers, so for me today it s enjoying it from my studio window, with the fresh little drops of diamonds adorning petals like little chandeliers of rainbows as I sketch away on my wild grasses and alium seed heads.  #artstudiolife #artstudiolife #patterndesigners #surfacepatterns #botanicalcreativity_ #botanicalprint…

Where is flaming June as it is known? I long for walks but the rain has it's own beauty and England would not be the vibrant emerald green without it nor the abundance of flowers, so for me today it s enjoying it from my studio window, with the fresh little drops of diamonds adorning petals like little chandeliers of rainbows as I sketch away on my wild grasses and alium seed heads. #artstudiolife #artstudiolife #patterndesigners #surfacepatterns #botanicalcreativity_ #botanicalprint…

Being creative in all ways means making my own lampshades with one of my designs, just each time I make it for a customer it gives me much joy that someone is going to open in it anticipation and know that it is no mass produced version anyone can buy and that it will take pride of place in their home, is an honour for me. 💌🛋😍 #lampshademaker #owndesign #bespokelighting #homewaredesigner #bespokelightingdesign #designerhomewares #custommadelighting #bluelampshade #designeratwork…

Being creative in all ways means making my own lampshades with one of my designs, just each time I make it for a customer it gives me much joy that someone is going to open in it anticipation and know that it is no mass produced version anyone can buy and that it will take pride of place in their home, is an honour for me. 💌🛋😍 #lampshademaker #owndesign #bespokelighting #homewaredesigner #bespokelightingdesign #designerhomewares #custommadelighting #bluelampshade #designeratwork…

I loved spending time with lino cutting, I haven't done this for quite a while but I wanted to do some printing and see where it takes me; it is so time consuming but relaxing and it gave me time to really look at the detail of every leaf and intricate cutting; and as I have showed you my illustrations to create this, you would like to see my work in progress...from hand-drawing to block printing, what do you think of it to now? Bags? Lampshades? Cushions? ☺🌱🔎✒⬛🔲 #botanicalprint…

I loved spending time with lino cutting, I haven't done this for quite a while but I wanted to do some printing and see where it takes me; it is so time consuming but relaxing and it gave me time to really look at the detail of every leaf and intricate cutting; and as I have showed you my illustrations to create this, you would like to see my work in progress...from hand-drawing to block printing, what do you think of it to now? Bags? Lampshades? Cushions? ☺🌱🔎✒⬛🔲 #botanicalprint…

It is just one of those Cupcake days! Actually I have four designs of cupcakes - well if that isn't the icing on the cake with a cherry on top fact! 😂 I had so much fun designing these...and if you watch my video on my about page on my website (link in bio) you'll see the other illustrated cupcakes too. Designed on natural organic sustainable eco canvas large totes and on sale in my Etsy shop (link in bio too) or I can custom design for you if you want. What is your favourite cupcake? 🤔…

It is just one of those Cupcake days! Actually I have four designs of cupcakes - well if that isn't the icing on the cake with a cherry on top fact! 😂 I had so much fun designing these...and if you watch my video on my about page on my website (link in bio) you'll see the other illustrated cupcakes too. Designed on natural organic sustainable eco canvas large totes and on sale in my Etsy shop (link in bio too) or I can custom design for you if you want. What is your favourite cupcake? 🤔…

The beauty of nature reflected in a gorgeous day 🌾🌿nature in it's simplicity and intricacy, creative and organic. Shadows only can be with light always there...and Beautiful seed heads and grasses are captured perfectly. Do you agree 🎑⠀ ⠀ #shadowprint #shadowlicious #organicart #artorganic #botanicallinedrawing #botanicalprint #shopsustainable #shopsmalluk #sustainableart #organicphotography #supportsmallshop #ecoprinting #ecoprinted #shadowphoto #sunplay #shadowplaying #sunandshadow…

The beauty of nature reflected in a gorgeous day 🌾🌿nature in it's simplicity and intricacy, creative and organic. Shadows only can be with light always there...and Beautiful seed heads and grasses are captured perfectly. Do you agree 🎑⠀ ⠀ #shadowprint #shadowlicious #organicart #artorganic #botanicallinedrawing #botanicalprint #shopsustainable #shopsmalluk #sustainableart #organicphotography #supportsmallshop #ecoprinting #ecoprinted #shadowphoto #sunplay #shadowplaying #sunandshadow…

Having a break and enjoying East Sussex, with a trip to Michelham Priory, I love history and I love the old ways of rural life, so a good combination to visiting this beautiful and serene place for the day and of course loving the herborium, architecture and ducks! such great inspiration for illustration and simple pleasures. I did enjoyed my day there, thank you all 😊 #historichomes @michelhampriory @historic_houses #eastsussex #sussexhistory #botanicalinspirations #countrylivinguk…

Having a break and enjoying East Sussex, with a trip to Michelham Priory, I love history and I love the old ways of rural life, so a good combination to visiting this beautiful and serene place for the day and of course loving the herborium, architecture and ducks! such great inspiration for illustration and simple pleasures. I did enjoyed my day there, thank you all 😊 #historichomes @michelhampriory @historic_houses #eastsussex #sussexhistory #botanicalinspirations #countrylivinguk…

I have made home-made cheese! It is So tasty and delicious and easy...just using curdling Greek yoghurt and you strain it over night in a Muslin cloth and over a bowl so the whey drains out (don't throw it away it is called 'beaucoup green' and is full of protein for bread, hair, skin you name it) then with the dry cheese add what ever you wish, sweet or savoury! That is it! So simple... this is my Mediterranean version Olives, basil, black ground pepper, oregano (herbs from my garden) and…

I have made home-made cheese! It is So tasty and delicious and easy...just using curdling Greek yoghurt and you strain it over night in a Muslin cloth and over a bowl so the whey drains out (don't throw it away it is called 'beaucoup green' and is full of protein for bread, hair, skin you name it) then with the dry cheese add what ever you wish, sweet or savoury! That is it! So simple... this is my Mediterranean version Olives, basil, black ground pepper, oregano (herbs from my garden) and…

Seaside inspiration, warm British weather and clear blue skies make a perfect day to sit on the sand and illustrate with quintessential beach huts and the ebb and flow of the waves across the pebbles beach. Peace and tranquillity and sketchbook ... Bliss 🏖🎨⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #beachillustration #seasideinspro #beachhuts #illustrationinspro #eastsussex #southofengland #summervibes #adayonthebeach #artistinspiration #designinspiration #freelancedesigner #freelanceartist #coastalengland…

Seaside inspiration, warm British weather and clear blue skies make a perfect day to sit on the sand and illustrate with quintessential beach huts and the ebb and flow of the waves across the pebbles beach. Peace and tranquillity and sketchbook ... Bliss 🏖🎨⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #beachillustration #seasideinspro #beachhuts #illustrationinspro #eastsussex #southofengland #summervibes #adayonthebeach #artistinspiration #designinspiration #freelancedesigner #freelanceartist #coastalengland…

Mellow days of the last days of summer or colourful early days of fruitfulness of Autumn, either way it is a beautiful time of year where the natural abundance and joy in home preserving and making are coming together from my little orchard...but before I do, I am going to illustrate them to go into a new design with my Barn Swallow (see my previous post) into a design for the luxurious rich colours so on trend for this season...so watch this space for a new design! I am always excited about…

Mellow days of the last days of summer or colourful early days of fruitfulness of Autumn, either way it is a beautiful time of year where the natural abundance and joy in home preserving and making are coming together from my little orchard...but before I do, I am going to illustrate them to go into a new design with my Barn Swallow (see my previous post) into a design for the luxurious rich colours so on trend for this season...so watch this space for a new design! I am always excited about…

Who doesn't like collecting shells? 🌊💙🔎🖌🎨 I just have to draw these beauties!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #beachillustration #seasideinspro #shells #illustrationinspro #eastsussex #southofengland #summervibes #adayonthebeach #artistinspiration #designinspiration #freelancedesigner #freelanceartist #coastalengland #englishcoast #englistartist #englishdesigner #bexhillonsea #blueskies #seasidetown #textileinspro #fabricdesigner #patterndedigner #interiordesigninspro #homewaredesigner #decorshop…

Who doesn't like collecting shells? 🌊💙🔎🖌🎨 I just have to draw these beauties!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #beachillustration #seasideinspro #shells #illustrationinspro #eastsussex #southofengland #summervibes #adayonthebeach #artistinspiration #designinspiration #freelancedesigner #freelanceartist #coastalengland #englishcoast #englistartist #englishdesigner #bexhillonsea #blueskies #seasidetown #textileinspro #fabricdesigner #patterndedigner #interiordesigninspro #homewaredesigner #decorshop…

Sunday family time and the last warm days with a bit of a chill of Autumn and a picnic with the girls of the family (Sisters and Mum) in the deep countryside and quintessential English Tea time to finish off with at a stately home; creates such a beautiful day of catching up and relaxation just two weeks ago today! I think I'd need the chiminea now 🍃🔥 #picnicbasket #englishcountryhouse #englishartist #englishcountry #statelyhomes #britishmade #custommadefurniture #countrystyle…

Sunday family time and the last warm days with a bit of a chill of Autumn and a picnic with the girls of the family (Sisters and Mum) in the deep countryside and quintessential English Tea time to finish off with at a stately home; creates such a beautiful day of catching up and relaxation just two weeks ago today! I think I'd need the chiminea now 🍃🔥 #picnicbasket #englishcountryhouse #englishartist #englishcountry #statelyhomes #britishmade #custommadefurniture #countrystyle…

Harvest time and the joy of hues, tints and textures 🌰🌰🍄🍏🍁just the early days of gathering and collecting for the 'lean' months ahead in nature, but for me as a designer maker, I love to capture the turn of the season's in my artwork, seasonal trends and in my sustainable living ethos...who else is preserving, pickling and collecting? Either for food or pattern making, if you are like me I am doing both! Enjoy! 🍁🍂🍃🍏🍯⠀ ⠀ #cushionlove  #softfurnishings #natureillustration…

Harvest time and the joy of hues, tints and textures 🌰🌰🍄🍏🍁just the early days of gathering and collecting for the 'lean' months ahead in nature, but for me as a designer maker, I love to capture the turn of the season's in my artwork, seasonal trends and in my sustainable living ethos...who else is preserving, pickling and collecting? Either for food or pattern making, if you are like me I am doing both! Enjoy! 🍁🍂🍃🍏🍯⠀ ⠀ #cushionlove #softfurnishings #natureillustration…

Doing some print testing on a background motif for one of my patterns, hand illustrating then into creative software for 'cleaning up' before it is printed on natural organic fabric...sometime simplicity, sometimes a detailed complicated pattern...I love what I do! 🎨🖌😀 . . . . . . #botanicalillustrations #botanicalartist #botanicalprint #botanicalpattern #floralprint #floraldesigns #homewaredesigner #homewareshop #interiordesignuk #artistatwork #designeratwork #softfurnishings…

Doing some print testing on a background motif for one of my patterns, hand illustrating then into creative software for 'cleaning up' before it is printed on natural organic fabric...sometime simplicity, sometimes a detailed complicated pattern...I love what I do! 🎨🖌😀 . . . . . . #botanicalillustrations #botanicalartist #botanicalprint #botanicalpattern #floralprint #floraldesigns #homewaredesigner #homewareshop #interiordesignuk #artistatwork #designeratwork #softfurnishings…

Being a Leicestershire Artist and living in the county of Foxes, how could I not this Autumn time capture a fox jumping and sitting in the grass 🐶 I love all animals and love the insta feeds from @saveafox_rescue rescue centre in America which shows how loving and great personalities these gorgeous creatures are. Thank goodness foxhunting is banned now! For me, watching the colours of Autumn turn and the squirrels and foxes this time of year optimises the season with russets and gold…

Being a Leicestershire Artist and living in the county of Foxes, how could I not this Autumn time capture a fox jumping and sitting in the grass 🐶 I love all animals and love the insta feeds from @saveafox_rescue rescue centre in America which shows how loving and great personalities these gorgeous creatures are. Thank goodness foxhunting is banned now! For me, watching the colours of Autumn turn and the squirrels and foxes this time of year optimises the season with russets and gold…

My Apple tree is in full abundance for cooking, so it is another harvest day to make Green Tomato Chutney, ready for the Autumn and Christmas Buffet table; anyone else getting ready for stocking the pantry? These colours so inspire me for my designing! 🍁🍂🍎🍎🎨🖌 . . . . . #greentomatochutney #harvesttime #storecupboardcooking #falldecor #fallcrafts #fallhomedecor #autumnhomedecor #cookingapples #countrylife #countryliving #countrylivinguk #cottageindustry #mycottagefarmhouse…

My Apple tree is in full abundance for cooking, so it is another harvest day to make Green Tomato Chutney, ready for the Autumn and Christmas Buffet table; anyone else getting ready for stocking the pantry? These colours so inspire me for my designing! 🍁🍂🍎🍎🎨🖌 . . . . . #greentomatochutney #harvesttime #storecupboardcooking #falldecor #fallcrafts #fallhomedecor #autumnhomedecor #cookingapples #countrylife #countryliving #countrylivinguk #cottageindustry #mycottagefarmhouse…

Another character in a chaffinch for my new pattern design (follow me to see how it turns out!) Loving bringing them to life and seeing how the next stage of textile designing is evolving in my patterns;  this is going to be so ideal for the new season!.⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #softfurnishing #cushioncover #designercushions #textilepattern #barnswallow #interiorinspo #intereiorinspiration #minimalist #minimalisthome #countryhomes #cottagedecorating #iloveshopping #cushions #interiordesign…

Another character in a chaffinch for my new pattern design (follow me to see how it turns out!) Loving bringing them to life and seeing how the next stage of textile designing is evolving in my patterns; this is going to be so ideal for the new season!.⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #softfurnishing #cushioncover #designercushions #textilepattern #barnswallow #interiorinspo #intereiorinspiration #minimalist #minimalisthome #countryhomes #cottagedecorating #iloveshopping #cushions #interiordesign…