Happy New Year!

Bird Song Image by Rebecca Stoner_1

Happy New Year!  I hope the year has started well for you.  As I've been a little quiet on the blog lately it felt like a good time to update you all about what I've been up to and where I've been!  You might already know that I signed with my wonderful new licensing agent, MHS Licensing, early last year and made my debut with them at Surtex in May … [Read more...]

Surtex and Representation!

Surtex & Representation by Rebecca Stoner

Finally I can shout about this!! I am so happy to announce that I'm now represented by the lovely team at MHS Licensing  AND my brand new portfolio will be at Surtex in New York in 10 days time!!!  I'm so excited as this is two dreams come true all at once! These have been two of the biggest secrets I've had to keep and it's been so hard not … [Read more...]

Guest Pinning For Roman Blinds Direct

Winter Pinterest Board for Interior Goods Direct by Rebecca Stoner

I was recently asked by the lovely people at Interior Goods Direct if I would like to collaborate on the launch of their new Winter Collection by guest pinning for their brand Roman Blinds Direct and I jumped at the chance!  As you probably know I'm a bit of a self confessed Pinterest addict, so to have an extra reason to get pinning sounded like … [Read more...]

Yorkshire Kimono

Yorkshire Kimono by Rebecca Stoner

I'm so excited to share that the beautiful Yorkshire Kimono I designed the fabric for is now live in my brand new shop (more about that one later!)!  You might remember earlier in the year I collaborated with the wonderful ladies at Smith and Downes to bring you possibly the first ever Yorkshire Kimono? Well, I created the fabric design that … [Read more...]

Fashion City York – Pop Up Village

Fashion City York - Blog Post - Rebecca Stoner

I hope you had a lovely weekend.  Mine was exciting as I finally got to see the finished Yorkshire Kimono and I really couldn't be happier with the result!  For those of you who have managed to miss out on all my ramblings lately about the wonderful recent collaboration I took part in with the lovely ladies at Smith and Downes, you can read more … [Read more...]

Yorkshire Kimono – Fashion City York

Fashion City York - Blog Post - Rebecca Stoner

I hope you had a lovely Easter and you're enjoying the Spring sunshine we've been getting lately.  I have some exciting news to share with you about a wonderful project I collaborated on recently.  You may remember a little while ago that I shared a sneaky peek of a fabric design I was working on which featured Whippets and Roses?  Well I can … [Read more...]

Prairie Collection now on Dashwood Studio website

Yes, that's right! I am so excited to see that my Prairie collection is now up on the Dashwood Studio website!  I have to admit I did let out a little squeal when I saw it because until now it's all felt very surreal.  Those of you who follow my blog will know that this is something I've dreamed about since starting my career in Surface Pattern … [Read more...]

Prairie Collection with Dashwood Studio

I can't even begin to tell you all how excited and happy I am about what I'm about to tell you.....I have my first licensed fabric collection coming out with the wonderful Dashwood Studio!  It has been a dream of mine since I began my career in Surface Pattern Design to have my own named collection of fabrics and I am so pleased it is with such a … [Read more...]

Butterfly Garden

Well after the excitement of yesterday's announcement about one of my latest licensing partnerships and sharing that some of my designs are now available on roller blinds through S-Blinds, I thought it would be nice to share some more brand new designs with you.  I recently created a new collection called "Butterfly Garden" which is one of my first … [Read more...]

S-Blinds

I'm really excited to be able to finally share one of my brand new licensing partnerships that I've been hinting about but had to keep a secret! It's with S-Blinds! It's a UK company that manufactures and supplies all different types of Blinds and I was very excited when they invited me to join their B-Inspired collection of designers.  My designs … [Read more...]

Tropical Fusion Blog Hop!

Welcome to my Blog and in particular a big welcome and thank you for joining in the Tropical Fusion Blog Hop!  I'm guessing that you've arrived here from the wonderful Onneke Van Waardenburg's Blog?  If so, I hope you enjoyed looking at her lovely collection.  Or maybe you just stumbled across the Blog Hop by accident? Well lucky you as you're … [Read more...]

Tropical Fusion Logo

With only a few days until the launch of the Tropical Fusion Blog Hop I thought it would be nice to share some behind the scenes peeks with you all, in particular, how our wonderful blog hop logo came about.  It was created and designed by the super talented artist and designer Lisa Rivas.  She has put together a lovely blog post about the … [Read more...]

Blog Hop!

I'm really excited to be taking part in the upcoming 'Tropical Fusion' Blog Hop this coming weekend (18th - 21st January)!  I am one of 45 surface pattern designers that has created a brand new collection of designs inspired by all things Tropical and incorporating Pantone's colour of the year, which is Radiant Orchid!   I shared a sneaky peek of … [Read more...]

Tropical sneaky peek

This week is my first full week back at work and I have to admit it feels good to be back into a routine.  It's been lovely to have a break but I've been quite excited to get back as I've got some really lovely projects to start the year off.  One of them has a tropical theme, combined with Pantone's colour of the year, Radiant Orchid.  Now I love … [Read more...]

New Commission – Laser Cut Metal

I got an exciting email last thing yesterday which I had been waiting eagerly for, with my fingers & toes crossed (not the most comfortable way to spend the day!)!  It was confirmation of a new commission and the particularly exciting part is that it is going to be in laser cut metal!  Although I have carried out a few projects now with metal, … [Read more...]

Cancer Care Entrance & Courtyard – Interview with Sue Lindley

Following on from my recent post about the Cancer Care Entrance and Courtyard project that I worked on (you can read about it here), I also wanted to share a bit more about the actual Courtyard design as this was the main feature of the whole project.  I thought it would be nice to interview the lovely Sue Lindley from Gardens Green Designs as she … [Read more...]

Keka Case

I'm very excited to finally be able to tell you all about my newest licensing project which is with Keka Case. They are an online retailer based in the beautiful San Francisco that specialises in producing design led iPad and Kindle cases.  Keka say their goal was "to create an iPad and Kindle case that is so beautiful that you’ll want one to match … [Read more...]

Pinhop June – Save the date!

Love to Pin? Love Pattern? Then why not join us for the first ever print and pattern Pinhop which starts this weekend, Saturday June 15th! A group of 40 or so talented Surface Pattern Designers from around the world will be showcasing brand new designs via a special Pinhop board located on the Find New Designers pinterest site.  There will be full … [Read more...]

Pinterest & Pin Hop June

Well I finally got myself onto Pinterest! I've been wanting to do it for ages but I just knew once I started pinning I wouldn't be able to stop, so I was waiting for the right time and some free time too! You can find my boards here I'd love you to pop by and let me know what you think.  It's all still a work in progress but I'm loving putting it … [Read more...]

Exciting Opportunities

Well it's been quite a busy few weeks with lots of exciting new opportunities and projects starting up.  The first bit of exciting news that I'd like to share is that one of my favorite wallpaper companies have selected some of my work to feature in their latest collection!  It's a huge UK manufacturer that I've always admired and dreamt about … [Read more...]

Designs on Lakeland Products

I was really excited to spot one of my designs on some Lakeland products this morning!  The design that they've called 'Secret Garden'  was created as part of a commission that was carried out whilst I was working with the trend forecasting company Scarlet Opus last year.  You can see the design on their products here and it looks like they've … [Read more...]