Trends – By The Sea

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1. A Merry Adventure – Clipart Set by Lucy Banaji; 2. Never Stop Exploring; 3.Sarajo Frieden; 4. Out To Sea by Ralph Lauren; 5. Seaside Sweets – Clipart Set by Rhian; 6. Sea Tales – Pattern Set by Sabina Radeva; 7. Ice cream cone templates DIY; 8. Four Canoe

The nautical theme is popular every summer. Characteristic trend for 2015/16 is the use of painterly brush strokes, artistic free lines, painterly waves – especially in fabric design and fashion. Children’s trends feature the adventure nautical theme with maps, boats, fun trips. The ice cream and sea side are trending too in children’s designs. We spotted many cute summer outfits with ice cream patterns.

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May 2015 Productivity Kit

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The May 2015 productivity kit is here. Now with two additional planners – Blog Planner and Social Media Planner.

What is included:
– Desktop wallpaper calendar May 2015
– Mini calendar printable for May 2015
– Monthly planner printable May 2015
– Daily planner printable
– Weekly Blog Planner
– Social Media Planner – run engaging and well organised Twitter and Facebook campaigns. Track successful posts.

Stay productive, organised and inspired in May!

Download May 2015 Productivity Kit

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Trends – Mandala

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1. Chanel Resort 2015; 2. invitationsbyajalon; 3. Kaleidoscopic Nature; 4. Dilara Yarci; 5. Kathy Klein; 6. Kelley Worrall; 7. Nature Mandala; 8. Robb Leef

Trending in 2015/16 are pretty mandalas. From fashion to stationery, we see these mandala images and patterns everywhere. Inspired by Islamic tiles, kaleidoscopic patterns, circular symmetry and decorative edge. Especially beautiful are the floral mandalas!

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Dainty Blossom Alphabet

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I am in wonderful mood since Spring came to Oxford. Sun and bloom are the inspiration behind these Dainty Blossom Letters. This new set is the lowercase match of the Botanical Alphabet.

I have a special freebie for you to celebrate spring – a blossom type Ampersand! Download it below for personal use only.

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April 2015 Productivity Kit

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The April 2015 productivity kit is here. Now with two additional planners – Blog Planner and Social Media Planner.

What is included:
– Desktop wallpaper calendar April 2015
– Mini calendar printable for April 2015
– Monthly planner printable April 2015
– Daily planner printable
– Weekly Blog Planner
– Social Media Planner – run engaging and well organised Twitter and Facebook campaigns. Track successful posts.

Stay productive, organised and inspired in April!

Download April 2015 Productivity Kit

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Update

I am so thrilled to see people are already using the planners! Look at this cute photo by Primeira Esquerda:
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Inspiration corner – Pop In Greetings

It is always good to be prepared for any occasion. Pop-in-greetings are the perfect “lifesaver” stationery for those moments when you need a thank you note, congrats on a new arrival, invite somebody or just sent an anniversary card.

We spotted some of TheInkNest graphics used in their set of Forever Young cards for children, people about to have children, or friends who act like children 😉

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Nursery Art Print With Custom Typography – Video Tutorial

In this video tutorial Sabina shows how to create a cute nursery art poster with custom typography. She used the Mosaic Birds set for this project.

What you need

– Adobe Illustrator
– A set of vector graphics

Trends – Lovely Mosaics

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1. Chanel Resort 2015; 2. 2ndTimeAroundMosaics; 3. Mosaic Birds set; 4. Mosaic Garden set; 5. Portuguese Tiles; 6. Minted wedding invite; 7. Moroccan Mosaic; 8. Mosaic pattern

New exciting trend for 2015/16 we see in fashion and graphic design is the Lovely Mosaics. Characteristic of this trend are authentic tile patterns, irregular layouts, geometric and floral mix, vintage feel, pretty flowers and tiles. We can envision some mosaic inspired stationery, posters, fabrics for 2015.

Our artists were very inspired by this trend and we have new beautiful illustrations in the shop.
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Introducing Karina

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We are excited to introduce our new artist Karina!

She is a botanical Illustrator currently living in Krakow. Inspired by nature, she draws every plant she sees on her way. Please visit her website to enjoy her beautiful work.

Karina’s first sets for The Ink Nest are available – Floral whites set, Tiny details set and Apple Blossom perfect for stationery and art prints.

Karina offers a lovely freebie exclusively for The Ink Nest readers!

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Freebie Download

Download this lovely Chamomile pattern by Karina.
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March 2015 Productivity Kit

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We received many requests to release our printable mini calendar again. This year we decided to offer instead a full productivity kit to keep you organised!

What is included:
– Desktop wallpaper calendar March 2015
– Mini calendar printable for March 2015
– Monthly planner printable March 2015
– Daily planner printable

Stay productive, organised and inspired in March!

Download March 2015 Productivity Kit


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