Pumkins, Starbucks and Instagram

Pumpkins, Starbucks and trying to get stylish... Recently I was asked to come up with some fake pumpkins for a photo shoot for a rolling campaign for Starbucks and Instagram, promoting the infamous Pumpkin Latte's which they make in the autumn.  I was asked to make 3 pumpkin heads for actors to wear in photographs.  … Continue reading Pumkins, Starbucks and Instagram

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Easter Flower Ideas

These brilliant ideas come from Catriona Summerhill at Homes & Gardens. DAINTY EGGCUP DISPLAYS Hollowed-out eggshells make naturally beautiful containers for the smallest of flower arrangements. Selecting blue hen’s eggs adds a pretty touch to this simple idea, which requires just a few hallmarks of spring, such as delightfully scented lily of the valley and … Continue reading Easter Flower Ideas

Tassels by the hundreds – Passementerie in Marrakesh

I have just returned from a break in Marrakesh, one of my most favourite places, where I spent a few days wandering the souks and Medina and taking a lot of photographs of the Islamic and Moorish architecture. By chance, I found the most wonderful shop buried deep in the Medina where they sell only … Continue reading Tassels by the hundreds – Passementerie in Marrakesh

Paper Flowers and Wreaths

I saw this idea online, and decided to have a try.  They are really easy to make, and look beautiful.  I sold a load at a craft fair at Christmas, and people now commission them with specific central ornament colours to match their home decor colours. You will need: 120 pages of a standard sized … Continue reading Paper Flowers and Wreaths