Raven, Rook, & Hooded Crow

Big or small, brightly coloured or pastel, solid or full of speckles (and life!), bird eggs have always fascinated me. So, naturally, I wanted to create a few egg-based collages. The antique book shop in Petersfield supplied the plate, and William Harvey's Exercitationes de Generatione Animalium (1651) helped with the title. So here it is [...]

Introduction to My Collages: Lady Chapel #1

If you visited the Crafts section of my blog, then you probably know that I often find it hard to actually use craft supplies, having a tendency to "save" things (for some "better times", I guess?). Well, if I chicken-out (foreshadowing for my next post) like that in regards to mass-produced paper that I could [...]

Twelve Tags of Christmas: Day 10

Ten Lords a-Leaping

Halloween in Wonderland

When one of your favourite designer companies dedicates a collection to one of your favourite pieces of literature -- magic happens! I mean, this is probably a very specific scenario, but I'm sure some of you out there can relate to this, right? I am talking to you, Graphic 45 fans! After all, over the [...]