Category: DIY

Fabrics for all your diy project needs!

Whether it be for face masks, interiors, craft or fashion, there’s so many beautiful patterns to choose from in Rachael’s print on demand shop with Fashion Formula! The prints are available to buy in linear metres (width x 100cm), sample prints (20 x 20cm) or fat quarters (65 x 48cm) & with over 100 base […]

#NationalGardeningWeek

Happy #NationalGardeningWeek! This is the UK’s biggest celebration of gardening & runs from Monday 29th April to Sunday 5th May 2019. The tag was started by the wonderful RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) & this year they’re calling all gardeners to share their love of home-grown produce with the theme ‘Edible Britain’.  Rachael has recently been volunteering at Arley […]

BRAND NEW Interiors Design Course + Fab Sale!

I’m often asked how I create my prints & patterns well the short version is I personally prefer to draw my original motifs by hand off the computer as I find it makes them more unique & less contrived, I then work in Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator to create the rest of the magic. I’ve […]

Celebrating Spring with The Inspiration Sale!

The Make it in Design Inspiration Sale! As a big Spring celebration our sister site Make it in Design is offering The Inspiration Sale, in which you can get up to 50% off a fantastic selection of online course & masterclass bundles as well as 25% off individual courses. Each bundle also includes our my BRAND NEW […]

My Top 16 Highlights of 2018

2018 was very much a whirlwind for me as it was a year of new experiences & definitely one for pushing myself out of my comfort zone. It was also a great year for allocating myself quality time to really explore the direction of my business & creative career & now I’m feeling really clear […]

Christmas in my home!

I’ve never been one for following trends or so called design rules in anything really & same goes for styling up the Christmas tree! It’s typically an array of colour, quirky ornaments, kids handmade decor & with just a tiny sprinkle of kitsch for good measure & not forgetting my mini stylist likes to direct […]

Find It Fix It Flog It Feature #2

I was so excited to finally see the lovely feature that my quirky, bespoke upholstery fabric received on award winning daytime TV show Find It Fix It Flog It! I was asked by the wonderful presenter Simon O’Brien to design a unique, bespoke design to be printed on upholstery fabric for an antique, winged back chair […]

Find It Fix It Flog It Feature

I was asked by the lovely people at Channel 4’s award winning daytime TV show Find It Fix It Flog It to design a bespoke retro fabric so the talented Gemma Longworth could kit out a classic campervan with it. I spotted Gemma on the telly box working her magic with my fabric to create some funky […]

DIY Floral Styling

I recently had quite a lot of dreaded business & admin tasks to get through, & after having a sort of my garden, I decided I needed a little creative break! We’re forvever needing new & gorgeous imagery for my Make it in Design classes as well as here in the blog so it was still […]

VW Serendipity Conversion Update!

In March I announced my #vwserendipity van conversion project in collaboration with Max McMurdo & a few months on the van is beginning to take shape. It is still a work in progress but I wanted to share a sneak peek into the goings on behind the scenes. If you want to stay up to […]