Home Decor and Pinterest
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I was thrilled last week to receive a mention in a blog post about Pinterest and Home Decor from AKAMATRA I have long been a fan of Pinterest as a means of gathering inspiration and working out ideas for projects. Akamatra’s post rounds up the key trends from 2017 – … Read More

VOUCHER CODE
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As it’s Friday it seems a good day to start a SPECIAL OFFER in my Contrado Creatives shop. In collaboration with my lovely printer friends in London I am offering a 20% discount on every product in my shop. The offer will expire on Friday 10th November so don’t miss … Read More

SPECIAL OFFER
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Hi The lovely people over at Contrado have given me a 20% discount code to use in my online Contrado Creatives shop. The offer starts on Friday so check back then for the code. I’d love to see what you buy so please share on Instagram #janolivecontrado

COMING SOON ……
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I will soon be opening an online fabric shop for you to buy some of my designs on a variety of fabrics by the metre. More details to follow soon.

My Little Shop in the Big Shop
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Earlier this month I took the plunge and opened a little shop unit in The Emporium in Wellington.  Housed in a converted chapel it’s an eclectic mix of around 45 traders offering gifts and home decor items. Many are made by local artists and designers and together they create an … Read More

Always an 80’s girl at heart!
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And so it is that I find myself recalling the awesome anthem from Europe as I venture into the last three weeks of my degree. Feel free to sing along, in fact, I challenge you not to!   There is so much to do to get ready for the end … Read More

I’m so excited
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and I just can’t hide it! I am unable to reveal the details of my excitement at the moment but watch this space..   I love it when a plan comes together! More soon x

New Website coming soon….
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Hi, thanks for visiting my site. Having this blog has been a great learning experience for me but now I feel it is time to build a site which more accurately represents me and my design work. Armed with newfound knowledge from The Ultimate Portfolio Builder course and invaluable advice from … Read More

Fun and Flannel at Fox Bros & Co.
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Hello I have just completed two weeks working along side the design team at Fox Brothers & Co in my home town of Wellington, Somerset.  If you do not know about Fox Brothers & Co. here are a few facts:   They were founded in 1772 and still make luxurious, … Read More

Roll on Module Three
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The second module from the Art & Business of Surface Pattern Design ended several weeks ago and I’m still working through the immense stack of information, tips and challenges.  It will keep me busy when my Uni year finishes in June. My last project to design some work to aid … Read More

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