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Hi, and welcome to my blog!

Thanks for stopping by. As a creator of decorative surfaces and a design lecturer for the best part of 15 years I have long looked to nature to fuel my creativity, inspiration and passion for the subject; inspiring me to live a live full of colour, pattern and texture. Here is a space where I share with you my knowledge, musings and most importantly tips on how you too can embrace nature, pattern and creativity; let it nurture your soul, use it to help you to find moments of happiness and calm and bring creativity and colour into your life.


Whether you are a creative looking for inspiration or keen to explore ways of re-engaging with nature through design and everyday living; grab a brew and dive in for a read. I look forward to chatting soon.



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One leaf or two?

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