Would You Like To Be An Interior Designer?

Have you got an eye for colour? Got a flair for design? Well, that’s a great start!  But if you’d like to make it in the world of interior design, you’ll need to be prepared to tackle maths as well as mood boards. And, it’s important that you’re just as comfortable working with others as

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First Birthday Photo Shoot Ideas

First Birthday Photo Shoot Ideas Children’s birthdays are always special, but that very first birthday deserves a little extra celebration. So much so that first birthday photography shoots have become a very popular tradition, with parents and photographers seeking to capture the ambience of a very magical moment in time. If you’ve got a first

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Looking Forward to Interiors Trends for Autumn 2018

It’s hard to believe that after such a hot summer we’ll soon be spending more time cozied up indoors out of the cold. To make sure you’re home is ready for nesting and entertaining, today we’re talking interiors trends for the months ahead. Ikea recently released their look book for the Autumn/Winter season sharing details

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Ways To Celebrate World Photography Day 2018

Happy World Photography Day! Not sure what it’s all about? We’ve covered World Photography Day and Ways Photography has Changed the World on the blog before. In short, today is a day for celebrating the positive impact photography has made in your life or the wider world. If you’d like to ride with the positive

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Tips For Getting into Children’s Illustration

Here at ParrotPrint, we work with all kinds of creative artwork and love to see all your illustration projects on canvas. If you love illustrating and have a particular interest in creating artwork that appeals to kids, you may have considered getting into children’s illustration professinally. But how do you turn an interest in illustration into

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Hot Weather Photography Tips

Over recent weeks, the UK has enjoyed quite a heatwave with high temperatures topping 35C in some areas. If you’re not quite used to shooting in such warm conditions, you could be forgiven for wishing the hot weather away. Let’s not forget that wedding season is also well and truly upon us and soaring temperatures

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Crafty Canvas Print Ideas for Gifts

Finally had enough of all the hot weather? Perhaps you fancy spending some time indoors doing something creative? Textures and homemade homewares are big news in the world of interiors right now, so why not take on the trends yourself and get stuck into our easy craft ideas? In today’s blog post we’re looking at

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Tips for Getting into Food Photography

Food, glorious food, is their anything better to photograph? Nowadays, it’s customary to snap a shot for Instagram almost every time you eat out. With camera phones at the ready, we’re all amateur food photographers to a degree. But what does it take to launch a successful food photography career? Are you passionate and talented

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Reasons to Love Your Camera on National Camera Day

It’s not long since we celebrated National Selfie Day here at Parrot Print headquarters. Now it’s National Camera Day  course and of course, without cameras there would be no selfies! We can’t quite fathom out when National Camera Day started or why it started, but as firm fans of the camera, it’s easy for us to get on

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Celebrating the Power of the Selfie on Selfie Day

Happy Selfie Day everyone! If you’ve not snapped and shared a self portrait yet today there’s still time. If you’ve not heard of Selfie Day before, you might be surprised to know that it’s been running on June 21st since back in 2014 when it was started by a DJ in the US. Since then,

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