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8 reasons why creativity is vital for your health and wellbeing.

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While promoting, and even teaching my watercolour workshops I hear the same sentence said again and again, “I’m just not creative” or “I wish I was creative”.  Well, news flash… you are!!! Everyone has an element of creativity in them; … Continued

10 steps to painting a loose sunflower in watercolour

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Sunflowers are such a bright and gorgeous flower, and make any image instantly happier. I’m putting it down to colour theories and the emotions we get from yellow. It’s a warm colour, usually denoting the sun, brightness and clean, airy … Continued

How to create amazing watercolour invitations when you can’t paint!

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You’ve seen loads of AMAZING designs on Pinterest, and you want to create something like it at home.  Or, maybe you’re a great designer; creating gorgeous invitations, but you don’t have those painting skills needed to launch a watercolour range.  … Continued

How to have the wedding your guests will talk about for years.

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How to have the wedding your guests will talk about for years.  The world of weddings has progressed so much in the last 70 years. Back in the day, many weddings were a modest affair, held in family homes, with … Continued

Should I start up my own art business?

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Are you thinking “should I start up my own art business?”, but the thought fills you with anxiety, dread and that good old feeling that you’re not quite ready yet? Then you’ve come to the right blog! ha ha… Having … Continued

How to become a Wedding Stationer

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So, you want to become a wedding stationer… ahh yes, thats whats we’re called, Stationer’s! Trés Chic! Or maybe you’re just into lettering, calligraphy or painting and want to find a good way to earn a living from it. Wedding … Continued

Making a living as an Artist

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It’s funny isn’t it? no one ever seems to ask a Lawyer, Teacher, Landscaper or any other ‘standard’ profession if they have another job. Yet, as an artist, I’ve been asked so many times if its my hobby, or if … Continued

The passion behind your design

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“I don’t want to spend much on stationery, after all, it just goes into the bin!” This is by far the best sentence EVER! ha!! yeah right… I hate it! True, many invitations do end up in the bin or … Continued

Nailing that guest list

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Nailing that guest list Congratulations you are engaged WOOHOO, Pop that champers and yell from the rooftops. Now that the bubbles have settled you will be dying to get the ball rolling. A simple first task can be to start … Continued

What makes custom designed wedding stationery so perfect?

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What makes custom designed wedding stationery so perfect Often an after thought, but actually a pretty vital part of your wedding, is the stationery. It really creates that all important first impression about your day and what your guest can … Continued

The Importance of Wedding Favours

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When you have just absorbed a multitude of costs for your wedding you might begin to ask, is it really that important to give my guests wedding favours? After just forking out a few thousand dollars for a photographer it … Continued

Engagement Party Ideas

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An engagement party is the perfect way to celebrate your engagement with family and friends. It really solidifies the relationship and is a beautiful way to announce that there will be a wedding on the horizon! This is also the … Continued

The Birthday Party Checklist

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When you are planning a birthday party it can get pretty overwhelming! There’s so much to organise and remember. We have written you the ultimate birthday party checklist so you won’t forget the important stuff! Invitations First things first, you … Continued

How to be a good bridesmaid

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Being asked to be a bridesmaid is a huge honor. But sometimes it’s hard to know exactly how to be a good bridesmaid! What are your responsibilities? What will you have to pay for? First of all, the most important … Continued

Essential Wedding Extras

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When planning a wedding there are some essential wedding extras that can often be overlooked. Once you have the crucial items like RSVP cards and wedding invitations out of the way what else is there to think about stationery wise? … Continued

Baby Shower Ideas

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Theme Depending on your style you might want to stick to the standard pink, blue or yellow depending on gender (and if you know it yet). But if you want something different, why not pick your favourite children’s book and … Continued