Autumn Leaves Clipart Illustrations

New to the Alexia Claire clipart library is perhaps one of my favourites so far. Many many Autumnal leaves!

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Alexia Claire on BBC Radio!

As the Leicestershire Etsy Team is hosting our first ever Etsy Made Local Christmas Market this weekend (2nd December at Brewdog, Leicester), I was invited by BBC radio Leicester to go on air and talk about running an Etsy business. I took along my friend and fellow stationery designer, Sarah from Paper Stanyon. I was…

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NEW IN: Christmas Wrapping Paper

This year I had a strong vision for what I wanted for my Christmas stationery ranges. I wanted to (of course) illustrate lots of animals and wildlife and I wanted two have two themes. Cold climate animals and British woodland animals. All on a Christmas theme! I spent a couple of afternoons painting all the…

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Saving the Bees!

After ‘saving’ two bees the other day from dying of dehydration, I had a good Pinterest session and a little research on how best to create a bee friendly drinking station in my garden. I bought a bag of white pebbles (marbles are just as good if not better), a terracotta plant pot tray and…

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New in Store: Teacher Apple Gift Wrap

As it is nearly the end of the School year, lots of you will be thinking about getting your teacher or your children’s teacher a little thank you something. I have just launched my Apple wrapping paper, perfect for wrapping those all important teacher gifts! After trawling the internet for gorgeous apple wrapping paper, I…

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New in Store: Student Cards

Eep! It’s that time of year again. Exams are looming (or have loomed, happened and results are in!) and a new academic year is fast approaching. My 2017 student cards are now live across my shops. Student cards can be found in my Etsy Shop here, or my Not on the High Street shop here.…

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New in Store: Teacher Thank You Cards

What better way to say thank you to your teacher or teaching assistant, than with a humorous or sentimental card. My 2017 Teacher thank you cards are now live across my shops and they’re already proving a winner! You can grab them either here in my Etsy shop or here in my Not on the…

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New in Store: 2018 Wall Planners

Yikes, 2018? Why on Earth are you talking about 2018 already, Alexia! – I hear you shout. (Or not!). Well, I always release my wall planners in the Summer of the previous year. It gives them a chance to get established on my online shops and you would be surprised how many super organised folk…

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New in Store: Academic Wall Planner

This is a regular new find in my shop each Summer. I run my Academic Wall planners from July – August, you get that extra cheeky two months (July & August) at the start of the calendar, rather than just starting in September. You can grab the calendar either on Etsy here, or Not on…

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I cut all my hair off!

Eep, last Wednesday I went to the hairdressers and had my long hair all chopped off for charity. They chopped off a whopping 10 inches (25cm) of my hair and I sent it all off this morning in the post to the Little Princess Trust. This is a great charity who help create wigs for…

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