Unique Scottish Father’s Day gifts for dad in 2021

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...
Scottish Homeware Inspired by Patchwork and Nature

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...
Drawing Animals: Techniques for Beginners

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...
Thank You NHS – Rainbow Art & Printables

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...
Unique & Unusual Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

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 a couple of...
New Year – New Organised You!

New Year – New Organised You!

Have you already started plotting in your 2020 New Year’s resolutions? For most of us, getting organised is always near the top of that list! January is National ‘Get Organised’ Month (and just around the corner), so I couldn’t think of a better time to dust off the...
Christmas Gifts for animal lovers

Christmas Gifts for animal lovers

The holiday season is upon us! I’ve been getting truly into the festive spirit by pulling together a list of my favourite Christmas gifts for animal lovers. Pets and wildlife play such a big part in people’s lives these days, so it comes as no surprise that many of us...
My top tips on how to draw animals

My top tips on how to draw animals

I love animals. From a young age I’ve been fascinated by their individual personalities and characteristics, and I’m now fortunate enough to be able to incorporate my passion for them into my work. Inspired by popular wildlife and pets, I sell my designs and gifts...