The Great Dixter Cookbook

Aaron Bertelsen is the vegetable gardener and cook at Great Dixter, one of England’s most beautiful country house and gardens on the Kent/Sussex borders. The revered gardener and writer Christopher Lloyd grew up in the house, and it provides the inspiration for Bertelsen’s The Great Dixter Cookbook: Recipes from an English Garden which has just […]

Instagrammer of the Week: Corrie Beth Hogg

A lifelong artist, crafter, designer and DIY aficionado, Corrie Beth Hogg is the creative face behind @corriebethmakes, an Instagram account dedicated to her hand-made and incredibly lifelike paper plants. Over on Corrie’s blog, The Apple of My DIY, she provides handy step-by-step tutorials showing how to make them yourself, too. Corries is also a DIY contributor for […]

Spotlight: Ayumi Takahashi

New York-based artist, Ayumi Takahashi, has a remarkable talent for creating bold images that positively brim with colour, character and depth. Born in China, raised in Japan and educated in the US and London, Ayumi is, perhaps unsurprisingly, a keen traveller with a passion for history, language, culture and people. Her distinctive portraits of women subtly […]

Instagrammer of the Week: Isla Middleton

Having just graduated with a degree in textile design, Isla Middleton is rapidly carving herself a successful path in the industry with her exquisite, botanical-inspired linocut patterns and prints. Surrounded by nature from an early age, Isla’s designs reflect the rustic colours and beauty of the English countryside and the floral varieties that can be found […]

Spotlight: Lucinda Law

Taking to the stage in today’s Spotlight interview is a woman of many talents; Singapore-based artist, Lucinda Law. We first stumbled across Lucinda’s work after spotting the fabulous illustrated cover she created for Harper’s Bazaar SG, in 2016, and were enthralled to learn about her multi-faceted life as a writer, editor, teacher and botanical watercolour […]

Instagrammer of the Week: Stefania Tejada

Born and raised in rural Columbia before moving to Mexico, artist, illustrator and textile designer  Stefania Tejada’s work is inspired by the culture, people, fashion and vibrancy of South America. A childhood spent surrounded by lush, tropical landscapes is evident in her graphic, colourful work that often revolves around the theme of botany, women and […]

Spotlight: Judy Broad Calligraphy

Calligraphy is hot right now, and new ways of exploring the traditional craft are on the rise with calligraphers such as Judy Broad. Having learned from the masters as a mature student, Judy is paving her way with their modern scripts. She now teaches and works with both private and corporate clients including wedding planners, photographers, designers and […]

Instagrammer of the Week: Iamkristabel

We challenge anyone to scroll through today’s Instagrammer of the Week feed and not feel instantly uplifted by her abundance of joyful snapshots. London blogger, Kristabel, has a knack for capturing a bright pop of colour whether it be in a pretty facade, her outfit of the day, a delectable dish or a stylishly arranged […]

Instagrammer of the Week: Biscuiteers

With their bright, colour-popping designs, it’s impossible to stumble across the Biscuiteers on Instagram and not stop for a closer look. And at second glance, their captivating designs become that much more intriguing. With expertly-iced, themed biscuits ranging from gingerbread royalty to suffragettes, safari wildlife, creepy crawlies, margaritas, emojis and everything in between, it’s no […]

Spotlight: Desmond & Dempsey

It’s a rare day that we florists manage a ‘proper’ lie-in but when we do you can be sure that we make the most of it! Perhaps that’s why we were so captivated by Desmond & Dempsey, a brand with a message close to our hearts – make the most of your Sundays. The duo […]