Tag: patterns

Hokey Pokey Leggings

This is a story of how some sleep-deprived creative work turned into my dream to see my art on eco-friendly swim leggings! A few months ago I was desperate for some creative ‘me time’ but felt so tired from weeks of sleep deprivation (courtesy of my young daughter). The thought

New Spoonflower fabric designs

I have just added a whole lot of new fabric designs to my Spoonflower shop, 42 in fact! Some of the fabric designs available are completely new, and some of them are new colourways of existing designs. When you sell designs through Spoonflower, you need to get a fabric sample

2020 Business Review

So early last year I wrote a mega blog post about my first year as a surface pattern designer. I thought it would be a good idea to do this as a yearly activity, as it’s great to reflect on what I have achieved and also what I have learnt

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Surface Pattern Designers

I’ll tell you what I want, what I really really want…. yes it is that crazy time of year when most of us are frantically trying to think of what to get for the special people in our lives. In this Ultimate Gift Guide for Surface Pattern Designers I have

New Society6 shop with tropical gifts

Hi everyone – I have just launched a new shop on Society6 full of tropical gifts! There a number of fun and eco-friendly products now available including: art prints furniture mugs and travel cups cutting boards coasters serving trays greeting cards notebooks wrapping paper I ordered some small art prints

Summer Nights design process & inspiration

As part of my collaboration with Digital Fabrics, I was invited to write a blog post about my design process and the inspiration behind the designs featured in the ‘Summer Nights’ collection. Make yourself a cup of tea and head on over to the Digital Fabrics blog to read all

Bird of Paradiso Design Story

Bird of Paradiso is one of my designs in the ‘Summer Nights’ collection now available on a variety of fabrics through Digital Fabrics. This is the story behind the Bird of Paradiso design process. This design was created at the start of COVID lockdown here in Brisbane, when my daughter

new fabric designs

Exciting news – I now have eight fun new fabric designs available in my Spoonflower shop! They are all bright, vibrant, and with a tropical vibe. I was really inspired by some of the art I created during my Tropical Art Challenge. I have samples of each of the fabrics

Design Inspiration – Palms

Bokeh-licious

I had a lot of fun creating these images – they have colour, texture and movement making them so nice to look at! Light and water creating magic…. the images are of the rising sun on the ocean 🙂 Which one is your favourite?