The Printed Wall

Botanical Wallpaper

Botanical Wallpaper

Botanical Wallpapers  There are always flowers for those who want to see them” - Henri Matisse I am continually looking to nature for wallpaper inspiration, and I have found enduring creative possibilities in the sky, the trees, and the flowers. The botanical in particular has always sparked my imagination and has influenced my printmaking and wallpaper practices from the start. Many of the designs in my new collection, launching in Autumn 2020, are inspired by the British plants I encountered on my daily walks, or the potted plants I have in my home. As is the case for most people in...

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How to introduce colour into your home

How to introduce colour into your home

Colour is a power which directly influences the soul  - Wassily Kandinsky How to introduce colour into your home. Muted palettes can be great, however, it’s important to ask yourself why you’re painting that wall white or beige, is it a considered choice (in which case carry on!) or is it fear and a lack of confidence in using colour in the home? If it’s the latter - I can offer some tips on how to stylishly incorporate colour into your home, whether you are a confident colourist or a complete newbie! Welcome colour and pattern in your home!  Fixed elements...

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How to hang a gallery wall

How to hang a gallery wall

HOW TO HANG A GALLERY WALL  Wolfgang Tillmans is an influential contemporary German photographer. Emerging in the 1990s with his snapshot documentation of youths, clubs, and LGBTQ culture. I love Wolfgang Tilman's work and when I saw his Tate exhibition in 2017 it was not just the subject matter of his photographs that inspired me, it was the way the exhibition was curated that made me rethink the composition of my own gallery wall at home.  Every art collection is different, calling for its own unique wall layout based on the size and number of works you want to hang, the...

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50 things to do at HOME with Children.

50 things to do at HOME with Children.

When I am not designing wallpaper I am also an Art teacher and mum to a 17-month old. With self isolating, social distancing, impending school closures/on the horizon I thought I would compile a list of fun, cheap and easy things to do at home with your child. Creativity makes for healthy minds!  At the end, I have included links to my favourite educational websites.  1. Home cinema.Rather than just putting on a film to watch make a home cinema. Start by getting the children to make posters for the film, put them up around the house before the film...

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