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Trip Overview: Cologne

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Trip Overview: Cologne

In July, my mum decided we should go on another mini break. It first started off by looking at the cheapest flights, which at the time were Dublin, Cologne and Eindhoven. Cologne came out top for me, because of the chocolate museum, and there seemed to be a mix of things to do. I booked the flight and hotel through lastminute.com, about a month before we planned to go. The flight Flights were booked with flybe, from Manchester to Dusseldorf, which is about 30-60 mins away from Cologne. We were on a small plane that had propellers both ways. We...

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Four New Swoon-worthy Handmade Christmas Cards

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Four New Swoon-worthy Handmade Christmas Cards

This time last year I decided that I wanted to create at least three new handmade Christmas card 2019, for all price ranges and with a mixture of styles, to suit everyone. It took me a few months of research, various sketches of 20 different ideas, quite a few prototypes and now I have four new Handmade Christmas Cards to join the oldies (but still goodies). In this blog, I am going to introduce the brand new cards, what inspired them and where to buy them from.  Fairy Lights    Is anyone else super obsessed with Christmas fairy lights like me? I...

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#100DayProject 2019: Days 71-100

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#100DayProject 2019: Days 71-100

Finally, I have reached the end of 100 days of doodles and it feels great not to be having to draw each night. I think I underestimated the number of hours, ideas and amount patience that I needed. Don't get me started with the severe drop in Instagram, what a crappy algorithm.  But I did really enjoy the drawing and so I will continue posting a drawing in brand colours on my instagram, every other post with a mixture of quotes, info, doodles, patterns and mandalas Please do not use these images for your own designs, claim them as your...

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#100DayProject 2019: Days 41-70

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#100DayProject 2019: Days 41-70

Continuing on from Part 1 and Part 2, below are days 41 to 70 of my #100DayProject. Just as I was starting to wonder what to draw I also joined another little challenge by Becka Griffin and starting drawing an A-Z of cocktails.

Also, there are a few spice girls lyrics and the usual random doodles.

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100DayProject Days 21-40

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100DayProject Days 21-40

If you haven't seen I am doing #100dayproject of doodles, you can check out my first blog of Days 1-20 here. Days 21 to 40 of the #100dayproject involved a bit of experimentation. I tried drawing without lifting the pen, tried to make a picture with loads of patterns, Game of Thrones quotes and more summery drawings. I enjoyed most of these days, and some of these are my favourites.  I probably spent the most amount of time on some of these doodles, so they were more like drawings. Please do not use these images for your own designs, claim...

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