March with Dreaming on a Star
On 31, Mar 2014 | 2 Comments | In animals, blog, books, design, etsy, inspiration, my work, printables, scrapbooking, shop, typography | By Tina
Hi everyone. March has been a bit quiet at Dreaming on a Star. I had a horrible, stinky flu that lasted for two weeks, then I got a chest infection.
Thankfully I’m all better now and ready to face April with gusto! I had some happy news in March that I would like to share with you all. One of my illustrations will feature in this fab book about Dogs! Read more…
Alice in Wonderland Book Illustration
On 23, Mar 2013 | No Comments | In books, fairytale, illustration | By Tina
Hi everyone. I’ve written a Tigerprint Youblog post about this Alice in Wonderland illustration I did in college a couple of years ago.
It was for a two page spread for a Children’s Fairytale Book. I chose Alice in Wonderland.
You can read all about it here. ♡
New Orla Kiely Book Shapes
On 26, Oct 2012 | No Comments | In books, designer, inspiration | By Tina
Hi everyone. Continuing on from yesterday, this is the other Orla Kiely book for children, called Shapes.
As you can see, her graphics are perfect for babies and children. ♡
New Orla Kiely Children’s Books
On 25, Oct 2012 | No Comments | In books, designer, inspiration | By Tina
Hi everyone. The amazing Orla Kiely has new Children’s Books out. The first one is called Creatures and it is just adorable. Her style translates so well to children’s patterns.
Tomorrow I will blog about her other new book, Shapes. ♡
Print & Pattern Blog is back!
On 10, Sep 2012 | No Comments | In blog, books, design | By Tina
Hi everyone. Really delighted that the Print & Pattern blog is back after the summer break. The Print & Pattern blog is the Number 1 blog for surface pattern design. It’s run by Marie Perkins, aka Bowie Style and it is an absolute must for designers.
I came across her blog about 2 years ago and it was a revelation to me. Here was a place that celebrated the design that I loved and wanted to do. Check out her blog here for beautiful design and if you don’t already own her books, get them now! ♡
Evernote and Moleskine Create a Smarter Notebook
On 30, Aug 2012 | No Comments | In books, devices | By Tina
Hi everyone, This is a very clever Moleskine notebook that works with your smartfone.
It has a special dotted paper pattern for use with Evernote’s recently launched Page Camera feature. You can take photos of your hand drawn designs and the dotted paper allows the app to correct for the skew of the photo.
Also the notebook comes with smart stickers. You put a sticker on the appropriate page and when you snap a photo of it, it’s automatically organized according to your settings! Genius!
Check out the link here
Thanks Lisa, for the link ♡
P.S. I always shied away from Moleskine in the past as I thought they were made from Mole’s skin – a common misconception, apparently. Rest assured, No Moles were Harmed in the Making of this Notebook! ♡
New Lilla Rogers Book out in 2013 – I Just Like To Make Things
On 29, Aug 2012 | No Comments | In books, career, design | By Tina
Hi everyone, Really looking forward to getting this book – It’s by Lilla Rogers Design Studio. How to make money from your art/design/craft, AND stay passionate about your work. Lilla Rogers Studio has some wonderful illustrators on her books.