Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Christmas Tutorial - Christmas Door Wreath

Level                                                                                                                       Easy/Intermediate

I absolutely love the fluid, natural, open designs of the latest Christmas Door Wreaths, but have noticed over the past few weeks that many of my clients are really interested in learning how to make the more traditional Blue Spruce designs.  I've been busy teaching at a number of workshops and so, for those of you out there that are interested, here is my latest tutorial ...

Saturday, 10 December 2011

Pop-Up Shop at Pure Enough

Today, was the Pop-Up shop with Pure Enough and what a great day it was.  In these tough times, it's so inspiring to work with someone who is running their business in such an ethical way, given the constraints that finances can create.  Money is such an issue for all of us just now, the juxaposition between your belief and passion in quality and service has to be provided at an affordable cost.

Friday, 9 December 2011

Christmas Pop Up Shop with Pure Enough

So, after a tough couple of weeks I'm finally back in the workroom where I belong and could not be happier.  I haven't been entirely idle, though, as I've been drawing inspiration from some really wonderfully talented floral designers out there and am loving the trends towards really natural, rustic Christmas door wreaths.

Tomorrow I'm really flattered to say that I'm being featured in Amy Freann-Worthington's lovely shop Pure Enough on Sheffield's Banner Cross and hope to showcase some of my hand-crafted but naturally inspired Christmas door wreath designs.

Here are a couple of examples of the kind of work I will be featuring and, as always, I've tried to source as much material locally as possible