Friday, 31 December 2010

Hickory Dickory

A little section of a large nursery rhyme piece I've been working on !!

Monday, 27 December 2010

Illustration Friday

Another week....another theme !!...'Winter'

Hope you all had a great Christmas...see you in 2011...

Jayne xoxo

Sunday, 19 December 2010

IF - mail...and Merry Xmas !!

My entry for this weeks Illustration Friday topic.... 'mail'. Thought I would also take this chance to wish you all a very Merry Xmas....have a good one !!

Thursday, 9 December 2010


Today I was lucky enough to be featured on Print and made my day !! I would like to send this card to everyone who passed on such lovely messages to me. Yesterday I had the worst day just shows you what a difference a day makes !! Many thanks.....Jayne x

Saturday, 27 November 2010

Footy in the Snow !

Taking the little one to footy this afternoon....oh joy !!

Think I'm going to need thermals !! It's soooo cold...brr !

Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Pretty Garden Sampler

Just found out ........My Pretty Garden Sampler design was voted stitchers favourite of the month for October on The Stitching Shed web....whoo hoo !!

Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Jack-in-a-Box !!

I have spent the whole day going in and out of the house

doing runs....elderly father runs....library..... office...errands for neighbours!!

I feel like a Jack-in-a-Box....tomorrow I'm staying put !

Thursday, 11 November 2010

Much better...

Well I'm feeling much better now...thanks. Ready to get back to work !!

Thought I would post up this surface pattern I did a few years ago...

it reminds me of warmer days...roll on summer....its blowing a gale outside !!

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Feeling ill

What is the point of a flu jab....when it leaves you with the flu !!

My head body aches....I cant stop sneezing....I think it's time for bed !!

Sunday, 31 October 2010

The Stitching Shed

Today I start the new 2011 brochure for The Stitching Shed of my

favourite jobs....I get to play....and be really creative....and go mad with funky colours !!

Can't wait for Monday morning !!

Sunday, 24 October 2010

Football Crazy !!

My little boy had his 8th birthday party this weekend. As he and

all his friends are football mad, I had a wild moment...and invited 9 of his friends

to come with me and his dad to watch the local league side play on Sat.....10 little

fidgeting, hyper, loud, over excited 8 year olds....what was i thinking !!

They had a brilliant and the hubby needed a long lie down Sat

night ....and plenty of wine....and chocolate...

Friday, 22 October 2010

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Lazy Day !!

Have been working non stop just lately...

so today I'm treating myself to a lazy, laid back day.

I have chocolate...I have a DVD....I have a comfy pillow !!


Wednesday, 13 October 2010

A Happy Day !!

The pictures from Chile today were amazing !!

Make today a happy day....and find something

in your life to smile about !

Tuesday, 12 October 2010

Illustration Friday - transportation

Haven't had a lot of time to post just lately...

has kept me really busy...2011 range in hand !! is a little something for this weeks

Illustration Friday topic - transportation.

Have a great week !!

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

Illustration Friday - Underneath

Been really busy this week !! Just had time to put something

together for Illustration Friday's topic for this week - Underneath !!

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Sunday, 26 September 2010

Teddy Bear's Picnic

Just got back from a Teddy Bear's Picnic in my local park.

I've never seen so many different sorts of bears...each one was well loved !!

And then on my way out I found a lost bear...... which I took to the cafe

in the hope that some one claims him....I hope they do.

Wednesday, 22 September 2010

Make a wish

If you could have one LITTLE wish...what would it be ??

Mine would be to have myself surgically removed from the computer !!

( oh.. and a small lottery win...and more time with the kids...and the ability to eat chocolate without having to buy bigger clothes !! )

Sunday, 19 September 2010


Have had a bit of an outdoors weekend !! We went to see the Owl display

at Leighton Hall on Saturday. The birds were fantastic...which is more

than can be said for the weather !! It rained...then rained some more...then

rained and rained and rained.....!

Sunday, 12 September 2010

Baby Boy

My friend had a little boy last night...well not so little really...9lbs !!

Well done Mel...and welcome to the world Ethan x x

Friday, 10 September 2010

Feeling Snappy !!

Well...what a difference a day makes !! Today the weather is awful, my

boiler isn't working, which means no hot water or heat, my new website won't load

and I can't figure out what is wrong with it...and there are NO chocolate biccies

in the cupboard !! I'm feeling pretty SNAPPY !!!

Wednesday, 8 September 2010

Home sweet Home

Have spent the day pottering around the house doing.....

well absolutely nothing really !! Just enjoying the house and the back at school...lovely sunny won't last !!

Tuesday, 7 September 2010


Feeling pretty smug right now !! Finally managed

to get to the bottom of my 'to do ' list........well until

tomorrow anyway !!

Wednesday, 1 September 2010

Saturday, 28 August 2010

Daisy the Cow

Iv'e been working on a set of illustrations based on

farm animals. This is Daisy the Cow....she was one of the

first ones that I did. Lucy is next....can you guess what she is ??

Sunday, 22 August 2010

Happy Monday !

I hope you all have a great day...I actually

love Mondays...I get to play on the

and create...Its the best job on the world !!

Saturday, 21 August 2010

The Owl and The Pussy Cat

Just finished this tonight, so I thought that I would

post it up before the weekend....

Friday, 20 August 2010

Leo is one tommorrow !!

My friends little boy Leo is one tommorrow.

Happy birthday little chap...

Tuesday, 17 August 2010

Monday, 16 August 2010

Dinosaur Day

Its turning into a Dinosaur Day !!


Have spent the weekend working on a series of dinosaurs...

this is Fred...I hope you like him !!

Thursday, 12 August 2010


My friend came round with her baby girl 'Rosie'.... she's so

cute. We had a really girlie afternoon - catching up on gossip

and eating cake...Hmmmm

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

Out and about

Out and about today...spending most of the time in the car

getting from A to B....oh joy !!

Monday, 9 August 2010's Monday

This is for all the mum's like me who have their

children at home for the summer holidays....for all the

mum's like me who have just put the washing out and

now it's raining...and for all the mums like me who can't have

a brew because we are out of milk !! I am trying soooo hard to smile !!

Needlepoint from The Stitching Shed

The design studio at The Stitching Shed has transformed

another one of my illustrations into a needlepoint kit. Love what they

have done to it...Just working on the themes for their 2011 collection...

I love this gives me chance to play !!

Tuesday, 3 August 2010

Zoo - The Finished Design

Here is the finished design from my Zoo trip.

The Stitching Shed are going to turn it into a cross stitch kit

so I will post it when they have got a sample back to me.

Another Christmas Design

Here's another development from my Christmas range...hope

you like it.

No Garden for Me Today !!

I was going to spend today in the garden, but it's pouring down !!

Looks like it will be another day at the computer for me...

hope its a nice day where you are !

Thursday, 29 July 2010

Illustration Friday entry

Here is my entry for the Illustration Friday topic this week. The theme is 'Double'....

Monday, 26 July 2010

Spent the first day of the school holidays with

my little chap. I'm absolutely exhausted but it

nice to get some quality time together...they

grow up so quickly !!