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A Summer’s Day Noticing : Butterflies

Posted 2 months ago by Katie Craven in Living

The butterfly represents so many things in our world, including beauty, transformation, hope, joy, freedom and wanderlust – as they flutter through life as animated aspects of nature, decorated with magnificent colours and delicate features; they certainly are little pieces of natures magic! My aim is to create beautiful and uplifting pieces of art that […]

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Summer Inspirations | English Garden Dreaming

Posted 4 months ago by Katie Craven in Living

The English summer has arrived, along with it the magnificent colours of the season featuring blue skies and vibrant wildflowers aplenty. I for one am ready to bask in these warm, sweet sunny days, exploring the beautiful English countryside with all this season has to offer, adventuring in the great outdoors and watching the wildlife […]

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Sparking Moments of Joy in the New Year

Posted 9 months ago by Katie Craven in Living

As we enter the New Year, you may have a list of dreams or goals that you wish to achieve in 2019, and it is undoubtedly an exciting time for dreaming and planning for the new year ahead; one that is full of fresh possibilities, holding within it wonderful moments, people and experiences yet to […]

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British Birds Greeting Card Collection

Posted 1 year ago by Katie Craven in News

  We are delighted to announce the launch of our latest British Birds greeting card collection which features delicate, hand illustrated designs that have been inspired by mornings spent in the garden, watching the birds as they flutter around the meadows catching insects to feed to their newly hatched chicks, whilst being surrounded by the […]

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Wedding Invitations | Katie Craven

Posted 1 year ago by Katie Craven in News

Wedding season is now upon us; the peonies are in full bloom and hazy summer days make the perfect setting amongst dreamy wedding venues. We are delighted to announce that our founder and creative director, Katie Craven, celebrated her wedding last month in the beautiful setting of the Yorkshire Dales. The celebration was a relaxed, […]

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The Story of Butterflies & Joy

Posted 1 year ago by Katie Craven in Living

Joy, described as a feeling of great pleasure and happiness, and however experienced, it is regarded as one of the most magnificent and beautiful emotions we can possibly encounter as a human being.   At Katie Craven, we believe in living in a kinder, gentler world, where beauty and simple moments are cherished. We love […]

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Winter Wonderland

Posted 1 year ago by Katie Craven in Living

For just over a week, we shut our Ribble Valley studio for the holidays to head home to the Yorkshire Dales, where my family live in a cosy cottage nestled in a picturesque village in the Craven Dales. We spent Christmas in a traditional British way; cosied up by the fire with loved ones, playing […]

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New Collection Inspirations | Flora

Posted 2 years ago by Katie Craven in News

With the exciting launch of our brand new collection arriving next month, Katie is sharing some of the inspirations which led her to create the beautiful pen and ink designs that are featured in the new collection. With an emphasis on flora and fauna, Katie’s intricate hand drawn illustration’s are beautifully intertwined to create delicate […]

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