Time for a Bit of Hygge!

Being with the ones we love, creating happy experiences, atmosphere and a homely environment, who doesn't love a bit of Hygge!  Although Christmas has come and gone, I am still working on my Christmas portfolio along with a whole host of other lovely peeps led by Victoria Johnson.  Yup, I signed up for a second round of Create Christmas and week 1 was all about Christmas Hygge.  Perfect while the temperatures outside are on the minus scale, the wind is howling and the rain is unrelenting.  So, here's my take on a folk design with a Swedish Dala Horse.


Patterns in Gouache

For Christmas I got an amazing spangly new set of 24 Turner Acryl Gouache paints, the colours are soooo vibrant!  So, what better way to try them out than joining in with Lisa Congdon's 'Daily Painting Challenge' over at Creative Bug.  Here's a little montage of the first 4 days: Gingham, Plaid, Scallop and Argyle. By the end I should have 31 patterns.. fun!