As June is the month of 30 Days Wild it feels only appropriate to dedicate my first craft based post back after a long hiatus, to one of my favourite insects here in the UK, the tansy beetle. I love these little jewelled insects so much, and while I've not had the chance to spot … Continue reading Terrific Tansy Beetles
With Easter literally just around the corner I thought it was only fitting that I make some adorable origami rabbits in celebration of this time of year! I followed this brilliant tutorial from Mica's Paper Craft Channels here. I love the way these turned out and they were the perfect way to start this week … Continue reading A Warren of Paper Rabbits!
First of all I have to apologies for the radio silence over here again this past fortnight. We had a bit of a family emergency but things seem to be settling now, so hopefully the rest of March will go a bit more smoothly! It feels like it has been an age since I've sat … Continue reading The Little Paper Dragonfly
For many the arrival of spring can be heralded by the delicate swathes of snowdrops that begin to gently carpet the surrounding verges of roads and borders of gardens, and this is no different for myself. As soon as I notice the first few dainty snowdrops I know that spring isn't too far away, and … Continue reading Delicate In White & Green
It feels like it has been an age since I last sat down to paint, take photos and type out a blog post, and for that I am very sorry! I want to thank everyone for being so patient with me here, but after the rush of Christmas and the New Year starting I decided … Continue reading A New Dawn
With December now upon us, I wanted to start off the month creatively with a watercolour piece inspired by the recent colourful skies we've been seeing in the evenings here. I love how the sky changes so much from the warmer seasons to the colder ones, so I wanted to capture that twilight feeling in … Continue reading Magical Winter Skies
Seeing as October often carries with it that chilling feeling as Halloween approaches, I thought it was only fair I dedicate one of these posts to one of my favourite creatures, the spider. You see them everyone, from decoration to costume inspiration come Halloween and this time of year, and since it's been a while … Continue reading Eight-Legged Elegance
It feels like it has been too long since I last posted here, but I just needed to take some time to focus on myself and get back to a better state both mentally and physically and I am definitely getting there now, so thank you all for being so patient with me. I thought … Continue reading Into The Wild!
My current favourite thing to make are these origami/paper beetles. I've been wanting to make some more bugs for a while now, after I first made the little bee which you can see in the header image above, and when I searched for some new tutorials online I found a whole treasure trove of them! … Continue reading Paper Beetles!
When in doubt I pick up my pencils and paint brushes and I sketch out birds, and recently I've been doing an awful lot of them! May is definitely the month of flowers for a lot of us (including me) and I always end up drawing and painting lots of floral things come this time … Continue reading Birds of a Feather