Spring is here and the sun is starting to make an appearance, flowers are blooming and babies are booming. So to celebrate March, we welcome a new arrival to the family and I am all excited to be an auntie :) So I am back in the studio and creating new designs and preparing ideas for photoshoots as well as looking at new stockists and events. Looking forward to updating you on my adventures into the year for 2016.
Friday, 18 March 2016
Wednesday, 6 January 2016
It's 2016 and the new year mean's new designs and new adventures for
Bear in Mind Design.
Last year saw new designs for baby grows and ceramic editions introduced to the family, taking part in events in new areas of the UK including Sheffield, Leeds and Notthingham and gaining two new stockists. The success of 2015 has increased my stock production and new customers/supporters purchasing/following the bear. I was able to start working on my branding for my stock and everything
is coming together one step at a time.
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Sunday, 15 November 2015
With a new baby on the way it is always exciting deciding how your going to decorate the nursery, picking out the coolest and cutest clothes and what name you want to choose. Desiging a range of baby grows with Autumn as the theme, I have chose the long legged/sleeves baby outfits to keep baby warm. I have now introduced a new colour adding a warm marl grey keeping a minialist look. Perfect for a baby shower, new baby, christening gift or just because. Available in a range of sizes and made to order.
Thursday, 5 November 2015
With it getting colder I decided to invest in creating more baby grows to keep baby warm this time of year with the introduction of my long sleeved/legged baby body suits. Using a palette of oranges and browns inspired with a hint of Halloween infused spirit too.
Take a look at my newly decorated Halloween themed cacti (not just for Halloween) ready for any fireplace, shelf or window display. These limited edition went down a treat :)
I am hoping to keep you posted a little more over the coming weeks with the lead up to the winter. Keeping you posted with my adventures.
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
These little fellows have a little story of their own. After rescuing from being lost forever in a skip. I brought them back to life and created my little mexio cactus using eco friendly earthenware clay and fired into biscuit before hand painting them and being glazed. They come as a pair and ideally stick together which you can share with your best friend. Each one is hand painted with its own characteristic face. If you would like my pair of cacti and add to your collection of wierd and wonderful things then you can purchase from my etsy shop or email me.
Thursday, 13 August 2015
Its the season for weddings and we all know someone that is getting married this summer. I have hand decorated these heart trinket boxes with 'Mrs & Mr'. An ironic twist on the saying mr and mrs meaning the woman wears the trousers. I can also offer personalied messages and intials of the happy couple and even the date. A lovely keep sake for the day that the couple to keep their rings in or sentimental items from the day. Also personalised idea for the bridesmaids with their individual names on to thank them for being part of the special day. They are available to purchase and order from my etsy shop.
All designs copyright bear in mind design 2015
Wednesday, 12 August 2015
Being a big softie for animals big and small, I always support the animal charities and the work they do to look after the abandoned furries. I have even been commissioned to paint portraits of pets as a keepsake. I was given an opportunity to take part in a charity event held by the RSPCA in Derby called Bark in the Park at Marketon park. It was a great event and I got to see all the lovely dogs attending with their owners. Having got together my display for the day, I thought I would take the opportunity to showcase other wares that included illustrated ceramic pet bowls.
It was lovely meeting everyone that stopped by my stall and hope you enjoyed the day. If you stopped by the stall and was interested in having a pet portrait or even an illustrated or personalised pet bowl drop me a message for all commissions.