We Meet… Artist Louise Brooks

  When her breathtaking artwork caught our eyes, we simply had to ask Louise Brooks if she would allow us to interview her for our We Meet feature. We expected the interview to be compelling, yet were unprepared for just how inspirational Louise would be. Louise is a full-time professional artist living in Saltdean, East Sussex, […]

We Meet… Felt Artist Stephanie Cowburn

  This week we meet author, illustrator, teacher and felt artist Stephanie Cowburn. Stephanie lives in Cheshire with her husband, two children and their family pet dog Heidi. After her children started school Stephanie went back into teaching part-time, allowing her to be around for the children as well as earning some money.   Stephanie has always been creative and tells […]

We Meet… Papercut Artist and Author Rob Ryan

    Following his latest release The Kingdom Revealed, papercut artist and author Rob Ryan shares his own story with Make It Shabby. Find out how he began and his hopes for the future in our interview:   How long have you been papercutting for? How did you begin and when did you realise that you had […]

We Meet… Creative Entrepreneur Lizzie Chantree

  A designer, illustrator, inventor, author and businesswoman, there is very little that Lizzie Chantree doesn’t know about creativity and entrepreneurship. Be inspired by Lizzie’s onward and upward climb as she shares her story of hard work and perseverence with Make It Shabby.   You are quite the entrepreneur and have successfully created and run […]

We Meet… Remade in Britain Founder Donna Fenn

  November 2014 saw the launch of the UK’s first retail website dedicated to the art of upcycling. We interviewed founder Donna Fenn, busy London teacher turned entrepreneurial Yorkshire lass, to find out more about the reasons behind Remade in Britain and what her hopes are for the creative future of upcycling:   How did […]