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Decade Delivered

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  Today a box of: The Roaring 20s – Colouring Book was delivered. This is my third book, publishing under the name of Alison Day Designs. Having worked on it for several months, alongside numerous other projects and courses I’ve been taking, it’s a pleasure to see it completed. For the colourers amongst you and […]

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Languid Florals

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  Well, week two of the Home Decor course is complete and uploaded. Substrate: fabric, with a theme of florals. I’ve always wanted a chaise longue and covered with my own fabric design would be fabulous… Oh and that Ottoman will go nicely with it too.   © Alison Day Designs Dream Create Reveal Join […]

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Magic Wings

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Having completed a five month creative bootcamp late July, I found myself in quandary—what to do next? I wasn’t planning on going away, the weeds in the garden could continue their rampage (at least for a few more weeks) and the Summer holidays were still in full swing. I missed the early Monday morning assignments […]

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Colouring Clarissa

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Update: the finished colouring book is absolutely gorgeous and perfect as a gift. Purchase it here! At last it’s finished! —My 1920s bootcamp, cover assignment has become a story colouring book. Filled with 34 original illustrations and featuring Clarissa, friends and her sidekick Podge. The file has been sent off to the printers. It will […]

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Said It

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So… the cat is out of the bag, I’ve gone and said it—so it must be true. It’s the thin edge of the wedge, but at least I know it’s real. I can almost touch it, see it, feel it, smell it—or is that weird? Want to learn more? Follow this link—I SAID IT! Don’t […]

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Global Goodies

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‘Holly, can you do that later? I need some help with the deliveries!’ said Botticelli.   Holly wasn’t listening, she wanted to fly too—if only…   © Alison Day Designs Dream Create Reveal Join the mailing list Please share us:

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Currant Fare

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  I wan’t planning on gardening today, but you know how it goes? Pick up a leaf and throw a twig in a bucket and before you know it, you have a pair of secateurs in hand, a mission and everything gets pruned! The blackcurrants certainly did need picking, but it doesn’t end at that. […]

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Floral Unity

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  A floral Mandala created using botanical finds from my garden: Wild Strawberries, Poppy seed pods, Hydrangea, Lemon Verbena and the grass is Red Baron (love the name— reminds me of the cartoon, Snoopy). I don’t know what the yellow flower is. The name Mandala comes from the Sanscrit meaning ‘circle’. Easy to make and […]

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Eternal Flame

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  Revealing the Inner Artist through Creativity, Knowledge & Personal Development     In the last few months, I’ve been writing a Creative E-Course for adults, whatever their artistic experience or creative level. It’s for anyone who would like to get in touch with their artistic muse, or carve out a little time for themselves. […]

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Ellis Island

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Incorporating some of the reasons why the immigrants, who came through Ellis Island (1892-1934) relocated to the USA. Plus the fact that they carried the contents of their lives in little more than a carry on bag, or if they were really lucky, a trunk.   Thank you for reading.   © Alison Day Designs […]