Arran life

There is a sense of community here, a spirit that is hard to pin down, but I think it springs from the natural beauty of the landscape, the seascapes, the wildlife and is felt in the warm, innovative, hard working and resilient nature of the people who live here.

My designs are created from the simple things I see: pebbles on the beach or just under the tide; lichen clinging to a rock; the curious colour and patterns of fungus on a tree; the vibrant colour and striking shapes of fern; patterns formed in the sand; and many other little treasurers. These images capture my imagination and, using my own digital photography, shape a small, slowly developing, range of gifts and homeware.

Scarves (made from silk, cotton, wool or linen)
Pictures (printed or made from textiles)
Greetings cards

All are my own designs and produced either on the island or mainland Scotland.

Amanda Grindall
Blackwater Barn Design
March 2019

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