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Scottish Christmas table ideas

Scottish Christmas table ideas to impress Santa in 2021

Did you know that Scotland is home to Britain’s only free-ranging herd of reindeer? That’s right, roaming across the mountainsides of the Cairngorms, you’ll find a herd of 150+ real life Rudolphs! Fans of our collections will know that animals have long been a source of inspiration for my art,...


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Unique Scottish Father’s Day gifts for dad in 2021

Father’s Day, that inevitable time of year that has us all scouring the high street for something a bit more personal than ANOTHER ‘best dad’ t-shirt/key ring/pair of socks. But this year, I’m here to try and change that. At the end of 2020, I created my new Highland Cow...


Digital wallpapers and phone backgrounds by Cherith Harrison

Nature-inspired digital wallpapers and phone backgrounds

Digital wallpapers, phone backgrounds, screen savers - whatever you call them (personally I call them 'phone backgrounds') it's high time that I shouted about all the new designs I have been busy creating and adding to my ever-growing digital wallpaper collection! Newsletter subscribers gain exclusive access to all 26...


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Scottish Homeware Inspired by Patchwork and Nature

2020 was the year that the big fashion houses glanced towards DIY looks and sustainability for inspiration, swapping chic tailoring for circular styling in response to the rising demand for Eco-friendly fashion. Patchwork was everywhere as Gen-Z snatched up their sheers and thrifted old fabrics to construct trendy new...


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How to plan your day to be productive whilst working from home

Are you managing to meet your goals every day? Despite best efforts, I doubt I’m alone when I say that I feel like I’m working harder than ever before but achieving less! I recently read that stress related to the pandemic can lead to increased cortisol hormone levels and...


Learning How to Draw animals with Cherith Harrison on Skillshare

Drawing Animals: Techniques for Beginners

Hello! For the last few weeks (12, to be accurate!), I’ve been working on my first ever class for Skillshare, and today it is officially live!If you’re not familiar, Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of classes on everything from business to graphic design to fashion – it’s...


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Thank You NHS – Rainbow Art & Printables

By way of expressing solidarity and spreading joy, optimism and love throughout these trying times, The Lane wanted to showcase the artistic endeavours of 20 illustrators, artists, designers and photographers as part of a massive, colourful shout out to our wonderful key workers. Such artistic creations can be found on...


fun activities to do at home

Useful and fun activities to do at home when you’re self-isolating

It’s barely been a week and already a lot of us are going a little bit stir-crazy in self-isolation. What we’re all really needing is a good little back-up list of useful or fun activities to do at home whilst we all hunker down for quarantine. I recently spotted...


Financial Planning - Cherith Harrison

6 money saving tips to support your monthly financial planning

Want to make 2020 the year you get your finances in check? Putting some time aside to manage your money can make a real difference to your year but, for most, getting started is the hardest part. Read on for 6 easy money-saving tips and ideas, designed to help...


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Unique & Unusual Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Do you ever feel like Valentine’s Day has lost its personal touch? Call me an old romantic, but I miss the ‘good old days’ when you would get stuck into your paint pot and create a little token of affection for your primary school crush (or mum). With only...