Who are the “They?” How many times in your life have you thought, “I can't, what will They think?” How many opportunities have you missed, how many connections have you lost, how many of your dreams are left unrealised and how much of your self have you hidden, because of the They? The They are always… Continue reading Who are the “They”?
Today I have been thinking about Maximalism. Perhaps to be more accurate you could say eclectic Maximalism. The taking of beloved things from all time periods, genres, styles and places and just mixing it together in a wonderful mish- mash curation of style, bordering on, but not quite reaching, chaos. When I think of Maximalism… Continue reading Maximalism- when more is more
Hi everyone, I have made a decision to close my Etsy Shop. This has been a difficult choice for me to make as I have enjoyed running an Esty shop and attempting to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust at the same time. Unfortunately Etsy is no longer a viable option for me, due… Continue reading Why I’ve closed my Etsy shop.
Hi everyone! It's been a while since I updated the blog and even longer since I gave an update on Joseph and Cystic Fibrosis, so I thought now would be a good time to bring you all up to speed! As you may all have seen on the News and heard on the radio Cystic… Continue reading Update on Joseph- Orkambi and say Hello to Neville
Today I am doing something a bit different and I am going to try my hand at doing a Christmas card tutorial of sorts to show you how you can make a card similar to the ones shown below. To make these cards you will need: Plain card in the colour of your choice (I… Continue reading Mixed media Vintage Style Christmas Card Tutorial
HSP INFJ INTROVERT Sometimes I cry at adverts. Or at lyrics from songs. Or at cat videos on the internet. I cry at news reports, books, T.V episodes or even strangers talking to each other on the street. Sometimes I wince at loud noises. Someone shouting can cause me physical pain, a slight buzzing noise… Continue reading HSP INFJ Introvert
There has been a lot going on over here at RRandJ Designs, but just as a quick reminder don't forget my nieces and nephews, AKA the FAB FIVE have been getting ready for there awesome adventure climbing Snowden to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust - please support there efforts HERE! In other news,… Continue reading What’s going on at RRandJ Designs? #art #createlongridge #extraordianrywomen
I'd like to draw your attention to my amazing nieces and nephew's -AKA the Fab Five!- who, with the help of my family, are planning an awesome adventure in August 2018! Erin age 13, Sofia and Mark aged 10, Keyaan 9 and Maxwell 4, are climbing Snowden to raise money for the charity The Cystic… Continue reading The Fab Five Climb Snowden for #cftrustuk
We live in a culture where dieting, restricting our food intake, obsessing over whether food is “healthy” or not, hating our bodies and judging others and ourselves based purely on how much fat we do or do not have on our bodies or what food we put in our mouths is the norm. This obsession… Continue reading Binge eating and emotional eating with Isabel Foxen Duke #HAES #Bodypositive
I have a new design on my Redbubble shop rrandj! This image started off as a watercolour painting on paper. Compromising a variety of birds flocked together in a tessellation of triangles this image is great to brighten up your home or person. Spot Blackbirds, flamingos and ducks nestling together without needing to go to a… Continue reading Birds Birds Birds! #redbubble #rrandj