A fave find at Top Drawer 2019

Among my fave finds at Top Drawer 2019 was giftwrap designed by Katie Leamon.

Wrapping on the radio!

Last time I talked to Allison Ferns on BBC Sussex I was sitting on the roof of Tate Modern

Wrapping by royal command?!!

I’m not sure why the Daily Mail chose that title but…

A radio interview on the roof of Tate Modern!

BBC Radio Sussex and Surrey were keen to do a live interview but I was in London.  

An early start…on BBC radio!

There I was, lying in my bed, at 6.30AM when I suddenly remembered I was due to do a live radio interview with Mollie Green on BBC WM 95.6 in a few minutes!

From scrap giftwrap to creative Christmas cards!

Here's an idea if you have lots of leftover giftwrap and would like to spend a little mindful 'me time' being creative and crafty...

Welcome to my bird mansion!

My unique bird box, or to be more precise, bespoke bird mansion is made totally from recycled materials.

Fundraising event for meningitis research

I was pleased to help Amelia raise funds for meningitis research in memory of her good friend Chloe.

Christmas workshops – wrapping without sticky tape!

From the booked up workshops well in advance of  Ideal Home Show Christmas it seems a lot of people were keen to wrap without sticky tape!

The largest audience at the show!

A huge thank you to the crowd that came to my gift wrapping demonstration at Ideal Home Show Christmas 2018.

Sussex Creation in Sussex Life Magazine

Thank you to Sussex Life Magazine for choosing me for their final Sussex Creation which appeared in the December 2018 issue

My workshops at Ideal Home Show Christmas are fully booked!

We'll be wrapping gifts without sticky tape!

Mindful ‘me time’ at work

How enterprising of Ruth from to organise a wellness event at Citibase in Brighton.

Melting chocolates in the Middle East?

I recently welcomed two enterprising chocolatiers from the Middle East to my studio.

Tin cans recycled into cubby storage

My recycling, upcycling and repurposing may be getting out of hand.
Ideal Home Show Christmas 2018

Join me at Ideal Home Show Christmas 2018

I’l be sharing some of my quick and easy ways to wrap with the wow factor on 24-25 November at Ideal Home Show Christmas at Olympia, London.  
Wood sanded ready for painting - or abstract art!

Abstract Art at Tate Modern…and closer to home

Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art is on at Tate Modern until 14 October 2018. It is well worth a visit. If you’d like to create your own art you don’t have to go far.

How we made a special celebration extra special

Lesley wanted to create a seaside theme for her granddaughter’s batmitzvah celebration. She needed help turning a dull hall into a dazzling location. Sand, sails and handmade bunting did the trick!  

This twine won’t sting!

I've never even been a fan of nettle tea but this summer I decided to have a go at turning nettles into twine.  

Lipstick: Waste not, want not!

How frustrating is it when your favourite lipstick is discontinued?