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Latest Blog Posts


Sacred Ibis – an Australian children’s brand

Today I am very happy to introduce the Australian children’s clothing brand Sacred Ibis to you. But first, I have a little personal story to share how we got to…

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Philodendron Love

Call it Philodendron, Monstera or Swiss cheese plant – I simply can’t get enough of this tropical plant. And I was happy seeing them during our holiday on Lanzarote abound.…

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Lanzarote Moods

It was wonderful. Spending two weeks around Christmas and New Year on the Canary island of Lanzarote, enjoying mild spring-like temperatures, sunshine and a volcanic landscapes like out-of-this-world. We visited…


The December Collection

Here we are, on the last day of the year, and my 12-collections-in-2016-project is coming to its end. We are taking a sunny (and windy!) break from winter in Northern…

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The November Collection

My November Collection begins where my October Collection ended – at the ‘Botanicactus Garden’ in Mallorca. And it is another collection designed to a Patternmash live brief, called Defence Mechanism.…

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Mallorca Moods

My travel moods are back! Our family spent the last two weeks on the Mediterranean island of Mallorca and that was just the energy lift my body, mind and Daily…


The October Collection

While I have escaped autumn for a fortnight soaking up the sun and mediterranean beauty on the island of Mallorca, this month’s collection ‘Prairie Flora’ heavily focuses on the autumn…

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The September Collection

This month I played with layers, blend modes and overlays. I combined recent floral photography with hand painted textures of mine, mainly from my Daily Moods for my collection ‘Flora…