Friday, 29 December 2017
Sunday, 24 December 2017
Saturday, 16 December 2017
As I mentioned in the first part of this post, as well as all the gorgeous food stalls and wonderful craft market, the artists, designers and crafts people who work at the Welbeck Estate also open up their studios.
It is always a real treat to visit the beautiful studio of Fine Artist Hilary Bower.
I have long been a fan of Hilary's beautiful work, and her studio space is truly inspirational.
To see all of the materials laid out and the sketchbooks open just makes me want to paint and draw!
I do hope that you enjoyed that little tour, and I hope that you could feel the calm and peace that is always present in Hilary's studio.
Thank you Hilary for letting me photograph your creative space again!
Hope you have a wonderful weekend xxx
Sunday, 10 December 2017
It's a brilliant event, with an amazing arts and craft market, wonderful food stalls and the open studios.
(I am going to have to apologise in advance, as I didn't take half as many photos as I wanted because I was chatting too much!)
Folks could come along and print with me if they fancied a bit of arty goings-on.
There were lots of other creative activities to try out too, the atmosphere was really chatty and Christmassy.
I'd made a printed garland,(I enjoyed making it so much that I also made them into kits!)
There were a few Mrs B bits and bobs for sale too.
It was great to catch up with good friends.
Hello Emma and Pauline!
And, as always, the Hope and Elvis Studio looked truly magical.
There are so many exciting workshops afoot for 2018!
Look at Louise's brooch!
(Obligatory Hope and Elvis loo selfie!)
And just look at the fabulous creations emerging from the atelier of Louise Presley...
Loving the photos of the two Louises.
Had the most delicious pizza for dinner.
In fact, it was the perfect day!
Thank you to both Louises for inviting me to share a bit of Christmas magic!