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...]

Notebook Giveaway – Winner!

Notebook Giveaway Winner by Rebecca Stoner

I've just drawn the two winners of my Notebook Giveaway over on Facebook and Instagram! Thanks to everyone who entered and left such lovely comments, it's much appreciated.  Here are the two lucky winners :-) If you're not one of the lucky winners, don't worry you can still grab yourself one of these notebooks in my shop here! Rebecca … [Read more...]

Notebook Giveaway!

Notebook Giveaway by Rebecca Stoner

Well as promised I'm having a little Giveaway, a notebook giveaway in fact!  To celebrate my new website and shop I'm I'm giving away 2 of my brand new Hello Flower notebooks!  This pretty notebook features one of my latest new designs which has been taken from an original watercolour painting and has been printed onto a gorgeous linen textured … [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...]

Art Daily Project 2015 – Week 10

Art Daily Project Week 10 - Blog Post - Rebecca Stoner

I thought it would be nice to do a round up of last weeks #artdaily2015 drawings on Instagram.  I'm gradually trying to get back into it and managed to share 4 drawings last week.  The project has really gained momentum now and we have gained lots of new followers and also loads of new designers participating and sharing their daily creative … [Read more...]

Art Daily 2015 Project

Art Daily Blog Post by Rebecca Stoner

Happy Friday! Wow, where did this week go?!  For me it was in a blur of packing and sending out Etsy shop orders and working on a new daily project I've started over on Instagram called #artdaily2015  I see it as a way of committing myself to create at least one small piece of creative work each day but without the pressure of working to a brief. … [Read more...]

New Year, New Work

New Year, New Work Blog Post by Rebecca Stoner

Well the New Year has definitely started now and I hope it's been a good start for you all.  Normally I can feel quite deflated in January as it's still cold and dark and Summer seems such a long way off but this year I was really excited to get back into my studio and start work again. I ended the year on such a high with my new Etsy shop doing … [Read more...]

Illustrated Calendar and New Work

Illustratred Calendar - Blog Post - Rebecca Stoner

I've been busy creating lots of new work lately and it feels great that it's work that I can share with you all as it's so often not the case!  Opening my new Etsy shop has given me lots of motivation and inspiration for new designs and products and even a new sense of purpose too when creating my designs.  Although I'm busy working on freelance … [Read more...]

New Etsy Shop!

I'm so excited to finally be able to share my brand new Etsy shop with you all!  It's been fun creating lots of lovely new patterns and illustrations and deciding what products to feature them on.  At the moment there are Art Prints and Greetings Cards available with a mix of pretty patterns and illustrations on them, there's even a set of Prairie … [Read more...]

Follow Your Dreams!

I've been busy working on lots of new designs recently for different projects and as well as the licensing work and commissions I'm working on I've also been creating a collection of Art Prints which will be available to buy soon!  I was going to wait until they were all ready before sharing any with you but I couldn't wait!  So here's one of them, … [Read more...]

Free Desktop Wallpaper!

As a little thank you to you all, I have created this pretty patterned Illustration called "Hello Lovely" and it's free for you as a Desktop Wallpaper (what better way to greet yourself every morning when you open your computer?) when you subscribe to my Newsletter. If you're already subscribed, don't worry, you won't miss out as I'll be putting a … [Read more...]

Prairie Makes

As promised I thought it would be nice to share all the beautiful things that have been made with my Prairie fabrics already.  The fabric has only been out a few weeks so I can't quite believe how quickly people have got sewing with it!  It's been amazing to see all the wonderful things that have been made that I just had to share them with … [Read more...]

My Designs now on Rugs!

I was really excited to see that Society 6 are now selling Rugs! So now you can buy my designs on Rugs too, how fun is that?  To celebrate the launch, there's free worldwide delivery and $5 off each item in my shop until midnight 13th April 2014, when you use the promotional link! Why not pop over and have a look? (*Offer excludes Framed Art … [Read more...]

Prairie Fabric Spotted on FabricHQ!

I was very excited to spot my Prairie collection of fabrics over on the wonderful FabricHQ website in their 'coming soon' section! It has made it all feel very real now and it was such a good feeling to see my name with all the patterns listed on their gorgeous website.  I highly recommend popping over there and immersing yourself in all the lovely … [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...]

New Work – Sneaky Peek

Well before Christmas I kept promising you that I would have some exciting news to share and although I can't tell you everything just yet, I can share a sneaky peek with you!  Over the last 6 months or so I've worked really hard building my portfolio of designs and developing lots of new collections which I've really enjoyed and it's starting to … [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...]

And the winner is…..

I've recently been having a little 'giveaway' over on my Facebook Page as a way of saying thank you to all my likers and followers for all your support. Well the winner was announced on Friday and it is the lovely Lisa Rivas! Coincidentally, Lisa is also a Designer and Artist too and you can find out more about her beautiful work here. I'm so … [Read more...]

Greetings Cards Giveaway!

To say a big thank you to all my followers on twitter, 'likers' on Facebook, pinners on Pinterest and everyone who reads my blog and supports my work, I'm having a little giveaway! I'm giving away a set of 5 greetings cards, each with one of my unique surface pattern designs on.  So if you would like to be in with a chance of winning one of these … [Read more...]

Surface Pattern Look Book

I've not posted in a little while because I've been busy working on a few projects, one of them I'm going to share with you here.  I've been creating a 'Look Book' of my designs.  It's been a great way of showcasing my designs and helping potential clients to visualise how they may look on products.  For those of you who don't already know, a Look … [Read more...]

FREE SHIPPING until Sunday!

To celebrate adding iPad cases to their product range, Society 6 are now offering FREE SHIPPING in my store until Sunday 14th April.  All you need to do is use the link below which will take you directly to my store and it will automatically apply the promotion to your order.  Please note that you do need to use the link to get the free shipping … [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...]

Block Print Flowers Design

Happy Monday everyone! Well I feel I can only say that (and mean it!) now I know I was able to retrieve all of my lost files from my laptop that decided to pack up on me on Friday afternoon! Not a good start to the weekend but with the wonders of modern technology, it's all come good and my work is safe. The things we learn how to do! So in … [Read more...]

Brand New Designs

Happy Friday Everyone! I thought I would celebrate the opening of my new online shop by releasing two brand new designs!  One of them, "Mehndi Flowers", has featured previously in some of  my sneaky peaks and you can also see the design development of this one, with the actual hand drawings on my Facebook page.  The second design, "Folky Lace … [Read more...]

New Society 6 Shop!

Happy New Year! The Blog has been a bit quiet lately so I thought I would come back with some exciting news......I now have a new Society 6 shop! You can buy my designs on products such as iphone covers, laptops skins, cushions and greetings cards! I'm very excited!  I've only uploaded a few designs to start off with but I'll be adding more in the … [Read more...]