Enjoying the month of May

May is such a wonderful month. Everywhere feels vibrant and alive and it’s no surprise that the Barley Barn is buzzing with creativity.

How to Find Creative Inspiration – The Slamseys Workbook

Do you struggle to find ideas for printmaking or creative projects? Do you need a boost? Would a few prompts and strategies for building creative habits help? Then download the Slamseys E-Book “How to Find Creative Inspiration” today.

A Beginner’s Guide to Jelly Printing

You should know that jelly printing can be a bit random, with no guarantee that you’ll get the print you were expecting, but I think that’s part of the magic.


Does anyone else get bombarded at the start of the year with New Creative Trends emails? As well as discovering the key themes for Christmas 2019, this week I’ve also been learning about colour trends. Apparently it’s all about the neon, which my friend who works for a light-up neon wire company has been telling … Continue reading N-E-O-N