Author Archives: sylvia tay

Matisse inspired pattern

‘Conversations’ inspired by Matisse’s Pasiphae My latest entry for Spoonflower’s Nasher / Matisse Contest this week. Would appreciate any votes for it 🙂 (Click here to vote.) Latest updates (5 Dec 2012) A big thank you to everyone who has voted, my design was in 24th place… out of 303 entries! Yay!! ^_^

Black and White

This is a belated post on some black and white prints which I had designed about 2 weeks back.. For each print, I used similar elements but with different tonal treatments and textures. Both were quite experimental and I kind of how they turned out.. looking somewhat like prints from mid century 😉  My inspirations […]

Tea Towel Calendar 2013

It has been quite a while since I last blogged but I am now back again! I had been working on a tea towel calendar for the new year (this is also for the latest Spoonflower contest) and I thought it would be lovely to include some words which may keep it’s owner in kind […]

Favourite Pin Friday

Hello! It’s Pinterest Friday again and for today I am posting one of my favourite pin of the week…  a pin of “something” which I have probably morphed into recently… Monster!!?? Yes, or rather a MONSTER MOMMY. I have to confess that I am probably very much like one now. For I seem not able […]

Fabric Swatches

A little package of excitement arrived at my doorstep this morning…. Yes! My Spoonflower fabric swatches have finally arrived! They seemed extra precious as I have been waiting for more than 2 months just to hold them in my hands. The first package probably scooted off during their trip halfway round the globe and Spoonflower […]

Favourite Pins Friday

Aww… yes! It’s friday today and it’s definitely a good day to be sharing some of my favourite pins of these week from pinterest! 🙂 This weekend is going to be a little more relaxed for me… I am looking forward to a stay-cation on a little island with my family. It had been a […]

“Passion for Pattern” Bloghop!

Welcome to the Passion4Pattern BlogHop! You probably just visited Louise Gale’s inspirational and colorful blog, and I am the next stop on today’s hop. Welcome! If you have only just found the hop, pop over to Claire Smillie’s blog where you can get started and join in the fun! For today’s special post, I would […]

Blophop Sunday

The Pattern 4 Passion Blophop will be on tomorrow, Sunday 16th September! Featuring lovely works from over 40 international designers and I’m one of them!  🙂 You can start from my blog or from the page of the organiser Claire Smillie at any point of the day. Each page will link you to another designer […]

“Dine with me” will ya?

Howdy! How’s everyone been? I’ve been away from blogging this couple of days as I wanted to concentrate on some designing. Nope, not for spoonflower’s contest this week 😉 I’ve decided to take a little break but I may participate again if the right theme comes up. Ok…Tadah! Presenting my latest collection “Dine with Me“, […]

Introducing…

        Today I want to share with you the bright, funky and fun designs of JLW Illustrations, founded by Jennie-Louise Whitham. Jennie is my fellow “virtual” ABSPD classmate, a designer with tremendous amount of energy, drive and passion. It is indeed a pleasure to have her on my blog. Can you tell […]