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Hi I'm Nikki :) this is my blog where I write about my illustration work and creative life. Read more about me

Quirky Crate

I am so excited to share with you that in October I was the featured illustrator for Quirky Crate! They are a monthly subscription box for the not so basic girl. Each crate is curated for the girl who loves living in colour, dancing to the beat of her own drum and who enjoys bright and bold statements.

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Halloween illustration challenge

I’ve started setting myself little illustration challenges recently to produce new work for my portfolio. In between client work, I like to produce personal projects regularly to push myself creatively and to keep my portfolio looking fresh.

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Finding your illustration style

People always ask me how I found my illustration style and how do I keep my work consistent across my portfolio? Honestly, I want to say I have never given it much thought and I just draw how it comes out - I know that isn't a very helpful answer.  But now I am thinking about it.

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Autumn bucket list

I'm not sure how it got to September and I'm starting to get excited about all the autumn things. Changing colours, crispy leaves, wearing wooly jumpers, bonfire night, halloween and comfort foods are some of the things I love about this time of year. 

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The Yay Makers

Recently I worked with The Yay Makers to design an exclusive enamel pin for their indie maker sub box. It's a monthly subscription where you can receive a handful of colourful indie created products to brighten your day each month.

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The Squirrel Collective

I have been in love with Tessa’s The Squirrel Collective technicolour crochet makes for a while.  Their amazing crochet flowers and blankets are there everyday cheering up my Twitter and Instagram newsfeed!

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