I’ve not managed to blog too much this summer. Things have gotten ever busier with Artemis Stationery and finding the time to write some of the long pieces I’ve done before for the long has not been possible. There’s also that elusive target of work life balance I’ve been struggling to maintain. So it seems [&hellip.
Recently I was able to have a proper professional photographer shoot some of my work. Which is great as most of the images on my various websites are taken by me. So today I’d like to share some of the images that were taken. These are from my Reggio Emilia collection and shown as a cheque book invitation. [&hellip.
A while ago you may have seen photos of a visit to Coombe Trenchard House in Devon. If not then you can see them here, there’s lots of the hours and the Gardens. Coombe Trenchard is one of Devon’s newest wedding venues and a real arts and crafts gem. I was there to take some [&hellip.
Table plans are something a lot of weddings can overlook. There is so much to do and that hazy idea of we’ll make our own can so easily get over taken by events. Guests cancelling and replacements being drafted in. Alterations to clothes. Checking the caterer is accommodating the bizarre dietary requirements you might be [&hellip.
There are some days you wish could last forever. If you have one of those days while you’re working you’re a very lucky individual. I count myself to of been very lucky recently when fate took me down to Lewtrenchard in Devon near Cornwall. I found myself at the most beautiful Arts and Crafts Manor, [&hellip.
I know what you’re thinking, you’re thinking you’re in desperate need of a pinnable blog post on script fonts that have a bit of a retro feel. Or as my keyword plugin is reminding to say in my opening paragraph retro script fonts. These fonts are for a more modern take on vintage. They can [&hellip.
Hello! It’s been a long time since I did a free download and the last one was on the excellent English Wedding Blog. So to right this wrong I’ve done a luggage tag pdf in summer colours from the pantone spring/summer 2014 colour report (ok they say color but we know what they mean;)). What’s [&hellip.
Bunting, it’s been very popular of late. The vintage trend coupled with the jubilee in 2012 has meant a boom time in bunting. But after all peaks normally comes a trough as people can have a enough of a good thing. I don’t think bunting should be abandoned altogether though. I have read in places [&hellip.
Today this blog is in for a treat and a short break from stationery to look at another important aspect of a wedding, that being photography . Any one who follows my blog may know that I’ve had some images of my work photographed by a professional photographer RJ Kern who is based in Minneapolis. [&hellip.
Welcome Welcome back, so glad you could make it! If you don’t know why I’m saying welcome back the first part of this article was published yesterday and you can view it here. After lunch at a Wedding Fair We left off talking about the busy part of the day. So now for the second [&hellip.
This week is a wee bit intense for Artemis Stationery with two wedding fairs in quick succession. Sunday I was in Woolacombe in deepest darkest Devon. Actually it was a delightful part of the world, I only said deepest darkest to try and be interesting and they all began with the same letters as Devon! [&hellip.
Hello! This one’s about a invitation with bit of a vintage early 1900’s feel. So down to business, there are generous people and there are talented people and sometimes there are generous super talented people. This post is made possible by that third type. That being a super talented and generous photographer who is based [&hellip.
Hello and Welcome! Greetings my lovelies! Actually that may be a bit over familiar. A proper blogger could probably get away with that, I wish I was but I’m not. So thank you honoured readers for joining me, I really appreciate you taking the time! Anyway today for your reading delight I have a slice [&hellip.
Metallic effects both in fashion and wedding worlds are very much on trend at the moment both in its own right and fitting other trends like glamorous vintage and art deco. Because of this I was very glad recently to of found some great metallic card or pearlescent card. I’ve called it both as it [&hellip.
Love birds are a recent design to Artemis Stationery. It has a rather interesting beginning which I thought it would be good to explore today. I also found some photos of the prototypes I’d made which so far haven’t been seen. So where did the idea begin for Love Birds? Well it was Christmas 2012. [&hellip.
Stationery trends menu Part 1: Intro & Vintage & Geometry Part 2: Scrap Book, Metallic & Art Deco Part 3: Ethnic/Cultural Patterns, 20th Century Art, Illustration & Engraving Part 4: Everything else (you are here) Stationery trends continued I’ve been hoping to conclude my look at wedding stationery trends for 2014 for a while now but [&hellip.
The blogging has been a bit thin on the ground of late as have been on a roller coaster ride of wedding fairs and sample making. Not to mention starting design work for some great new clients. That’s really exciting and looking forward to seeing how their stationery turns out. Today though I thought I’d [&hellip.