Roll Up, Roll Up! It’s Festival Time Again!

When they said to me, “Joy, we want you to brand our children’s festival this year with a circus theme, do your thing!” ~ I was pretty excited to oblige.This was the second year that I’ve had creative control of this festival, now in it’s...

A Norfolk Trip

I was lucky enough to find myself at the Norfolk coast for one whole blissfully warm week at the beginning of the summer. So warm, in fact, that swimming in the sea was even on the agenda!     The trip inspired me to create a map pinpointing some of the beautiful...

Architectural Trails

  I’m delighted with the finished trail leaflets for the Royal Botanic Gardens, the Temperate Palm House features on the cover…     …whilst the inside folds out to reveal my interpretation of the site map and the rest of the architectural gems that...

Royal Botanical Gardens Edinburgh

During my little jaunt up to Scotland for a long weekend of papery creative dabblings (scroll down for the blog post of the full story), I was lucky to meet some very interesting fellow workshoppers. One of them happened to work for Edinburgh Royal Botanical Gardens...

Prints & Notecards

Over at Maps of Joy, I’ve been busy recently adding some lovely new products to the shop. So now, in addition to commissioning a totally unique map for yourself or someone special, there are also three off-the-peg prints of New York, Paris and London to choose...

More paper adventures…

A little while back, in February to be precise, I packed my bags for a weekend of pure creativity up in the gorgeous Stockbridge area of Edinburgh, Scotland. I joined a lively group of like-minded paper lovers who had gathered to take part in Rachel Hazell’s...