Over the last couple of days I’ve been in a cycle where I’ve found lots of good new things on the Internet and then I’ve realised all those things are somehow connected. It’s quite weird but also quite good.
I recently found The Golden Adventures of a Very Dark Horse via Rhiannon on Facebook. I’m really enjoying reading Stella’s blog because it’s interesting and beautiful but also useful – for example, yesterday she posted a great tutorial for using Pic Monkey.
I’ve been thinking about my Emma Makes online shop lately; I love the clean look of it and the set up but feel that it could do with being a bit warmer. To achieve this I’ve settled on the idea of having some kind of background pattern, which I wanted to reflect my style: handmade, floral, witty sayings and the like.
So I contacted an illustrator whose work I’d seen on Facebook to chat about whether she’d be keen for the work. Rosa does beautiful illustrations and wonderful photographs and has been a dream to email. She also has a blog that I’m slowly working my way through.
And during the course of our chatting I found out she’s Stella’s sister…