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Katie Craven

The Story of Butterflies & Joy

Posted 2 years 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 2 years 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 3 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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The Hopefulness of Spring

Posted 3 years ago by Katie Craven in Living

After taking a daily walk during the winter months through my local countryside, I realized that I had began to notice the trees that stood bare and the cold dark days for longer than usual. With the remains of the distant autumn sat in clumps of mud under leafless undergrowth,  I began to discover for […]

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5 Simple Ways Hygge Can Help Us to Live Happier Lives

Posted 3 years ago by Katie Craven in Living

The danish concept ‘hygge’, pronounced ‘hue-guh’, is about the feeling we get when we create a sense of cosiness, warmth, connection and wellbeing. Hygee is a pursuit of everyday happiness; the art of savouring simple pleasures on a daily basis. Whilst enjoying a ‘hyggelig’ moment, the danish seek comfort whilst slowing down and paying attention […]

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7 Valuable Lessons That Nature Can Teach Us

Posted 3 years ago by Katie Craven in Living

10 years ago I set out to spend the summer in North America, to live and work at a Girl Scout camp situated in a magical forest located in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. With 443 acres of pristine wilderness, including an 80-acre lake and home to black bears, skunks, coyotes, river otters […]

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EVA Awards Winner 2016

Posted 4 years ago by Katie Craven in News

On Friday the 23rd of September 2016, our founder and creative director Katie Craven was invited to the prestigious Enterprize Vision Awards, where we had been shortlisted as a finalist!       The EVA awards are specifically for women who excel in business in the North West of England and after being nominated for an […]

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Victor Watson Trophy Winner | Houses of Parliament

Posted 4 years ago by Katie Craven in News

I am delighted to share with you the news this week that we have been awarded the Victor Watson Trophy in the Houses of Parliament, London. The award recognizes a ‘Young Person of Outstanding Achievement in the UK Printing Industry’ and we feel incredibly honoured to have had our business chosen to receive this prestigious […]

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