Thursday, 31 October 2013

Two weeks to go! Living North Christmas Fair 2013!

There is two weeks to go till the Living North Chritmas Fair in York which opens on the 15th of November! This time in two weeks time, I will have my stand ready and waiting for visitors on Friday! With it being Halloween today and Bonfire night next week I am getting quite excited for Christmas coming along. I have also got my Christmas cards on their way to me, I am very nervous I hope they are ok. I am excited to share them with you. :)

Tickets are for sale on their website:

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Another Busy Week!

It has certainly been another busy weekend in Bridlington. This weekend brought hundreds of vespa lovers to the seaside town to celebrate the annual Scooter Rally. I was also delighted to find out my cushions which were in Behind the Times in Bridlington have also found themselves some new homes. So this afternoon.. I got printing some more cushions to restock :)

The Love Birds are still a strong favourite. 

With October also coming to a quick end I thought my Christmas Card designs better make an appearance. Here is a sneak peak of a couple of them. I am very excited for their arrival but also slightly nervous. I shall let you know when they do. I have also been busy getting my little squirrel kits ready! So they are also in production :)

Also this week, Bridlington received a visit from its annual travelling fun fair. I have been every year since I was a child when I can. I love the atmosphere, music and lights. I had a couple of goes on some prize winning games. I didn't win anything but it was very fun! It was also fab to bump into some familiar faces! 

I hope your all having a great week so far! 

Sunday, 27 October 2013

More Printing!

It has been a busier week at CCAD. Students are busy busy busy preparing for their hand in, in a few weeks time. I do remember that feeling well! In my spare time on an evening I have been back printing again. This week I did a sample of my rabbit which I drew a while back. He has printed quite well but I think my robin is my new favourite. 

I also got the chance to get printing with my Foxglove design. This was alot of fun and very exciting. I have printed some pieces of fabrics to sell at the Living North Fair in a few weeks time. So far the colours I have printed is a bordeaux and a natural. I'm hoping to get some more printed next week :) 

This week Dylan also got his first Christmas jumper! I'm yet to get him the ones I've made as I have a couple of finishing touches to add. But being away up North I have missed a few Knitting Group meetings. I hope they will forgive me. I think he is quite a fan of this one though :) 

All Imagery and Designs Copyright to Lauren Cherice Designs 2013.

Sunday, 20 October 2013

New Designs: New Screens to Play with!

Hi all. I am still back at CCAD at the moment, I love spending my spare evenings trying to get some of my work done which is fantastic. The new print areas, dye lab and mixing studio are all fantastic. I have also thoroughly enjoyed being in some of the student work shops. In the future I would love to run my own screen printing work shops so it is great to see Vicky in action! (The pro) :)

For this weeks samples it has all been about my Foxglove design and Mr Robin. I have a few more little designs but these are yet to be tested. I am so happy with the outcome of these two screens. I always get anxious making my screens so when I get to see the first printed result it makes me feel fantastic! I get so excited!

The other high light of my week was producing a jelly! As this is one of my favourite food! Your never too old for some wobbly jelly I say! 

What do you think? 

Monday, 14 October 2013

Print Print Print!

Hi all!
Again, I've had another busy week, I am trying to keep up and on track of my tasks! Here I have to share with you one of my new tote bag designs. It's Dylan! I couldn't resist. I do hope you all like him. We all know what my friends and family will be getting for Christmas. Dylan himself doesn't seen to even realise its him. :) 

I have been back at CCAD again this week. I thought I would have a go at doing some printing in my spare time on an evening. I was delighted to find an old backing cloth from when I produced my final samples. Can you see my tree, mirror and clocks? There is also the leaves design visible which was the design of my close friend Lindsay.

I love mixing new pigments too, yum! :)

Here are some more of my samples. I now have a couple of Mr Penguin and Mr Duck tote bags, they are just waiting to be photographed. My leopard design is also soon to be on a tote, I might experiment with colour further for this one as there is lots of imagery to play with.  

Last week, I also got a new phone and its yellow! It has taken some getting used to and I have missed my Mr Duck phone case dearly. So much so, I have still been using my old phone as a camera. He hopefully will be going to a new home soon.

Monday, 7 October 2013

Back up North to CCAD! Yay!

This week I am delighted to share with you I have been back up north to Cleveland College of Art, yay! I do recognise a few familiar faces around the college which is nice. The college itself just seems to be getting better and better! This week we have been finishing off decorating the before very quiet corridor near the exposure room. We now have the 'doodle board', 'meet the team', 'textiles trip's and 'what's going on this week' boards! All filled with a selection of colourful photo frames and now getting decorated by peoples fun photo's :) 

This week we have also decorated the walls with some banners discussing the courses available in the textiles department. I had a little shock to see my face on one of them. It seemed like only yesterday I was having that photo taken, but if you know me personally.. the length of my hair will tell you it was three years ago! 

I am also so excited about their new print room facilities. They are amazing! I will share some pictures with you soon. In the meantime, here are the screens I've just exposed and have been playing with last weekend! Exciting!