July 2011


Posted on 31 July 2011 in Walking

I’ve just got back from holiday in Canada, my first time ever in that country. We headed to Vancouver and then the Canadian Rockies, which needless to say were amazing. In Vancouver probably the most incredible sight I saw was this: It’s an oak tree! On a tower! ***IT’S BLOWING MY MIND!*** Seriously… I could […]

A hand made book every day?

Posted on 29 July 2011 in This Week's Book

Via Flickr, I just discovered this blogger who made a handmade book EVERY DAY in June. And they are all amazing. Look! How. HOW?! HOW IS THIS EVEN POSSIBLE?!!! Oh well, coming Monday, I’ll start to show you the hand made books I’ve made, one each week through August and September, although it seems a […]

Catherine Redfern is on Holiday

Posted on 24 July 2011 in Uncategorized

I’m STILL on holiday in Canada! Yeah I know… In my absence, enjoy these GORGEOUS images. 1. tuesday’s finds, 2. Pink peony, 3. Mr Bendy Legs, 4. July 3rd, 2011, 5. handmade book, 6. From the signing in book at the Border Hotel., 7. lacemaking in public, 8. Untitled, 9. just before the fennel flowers […]

Catherine Redfern is on Holiday

Posted on 18 July 2011 in Craft

Whilst I’m away, enjoy these scrumptious beauties from some inspirational artists on Flickr. 1. Layered Hand-made Journal Front Cover, 2. crown & stars linen art journal cover, 3. wishbricks, 4. Embroidered Owl 01, 5. Cherry Blossoms, 6. Summer of Love – Art Journal Class Peek, 7. Handmade Book with recycled materials, 8. embroidered*thoughts, 9. Index […]

Coming in August…

Posted on 12 July 2011 in Craft

I’m off on holiday to Canada this Saturday for two weeks! But… guess what! When I’m back in August, every week in August and September I’m going to share what I’ve been creating since attending the Do What You Love Retreat! Stay tuned!

Paint over collage class on 21Secrets

Posted on 2 July 2011 in Creative life

So I signed up for 21 Secrets and I’m so glad I did. There’s so much in there to try and get inspired by. So far I’ve been trying out Willowing’s paint over collage class (also now available to buy on its own), I’ve watched Abstract Adventures from Dirty Footprints Studio and loved the ideas […]