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Valentines Open Brief: Submissions Part 2

Revealing the second selection of artwork submitted to my Valentines Open Brief: happy Valentine's Day all!

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Valentine's Day is nearly upon us! Here are the rest of the submissions for my Valentines Open Brief, see more here, and see the ones which were chosen by East End Prints to appear in their True Romance exhibition here. I hope you'll all be feeling the lurve this weekend.

Eugenia Tsimiklis (above)
Reality Bites: This film has significance for me as a romantic comedy because it encapsulated awkward post-university faltering relationships. It's a movie about connecting with people, being emotionally vulnerable and a search for identity, and opportunity during economic recession.… read more

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Valentines Open Brief: Submissions Part 1

Check out some of the fantastic entries I had for my recent Valentines Day Open Brief. Romance is in the air!

Written by Amelia Gregory

I was thrilled to receive over 40 submissions for my Valentines Open Brief, nine of which were chosen by East End Prints to appear in their True Romance exhibition, open […]


Valentines Open Brief: Get Published and Exhibit Your Work

Get involved! An exciting opportunity to be published by East End Prints and appear in an exhibition next month in East London.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All You Need is Love by Helen Lang Valentines’ Day is on it’s way, and to celebrate I’m running an open brief for love themed artwork. Please create art that […]

Little Playful Art: Illustrator Isher Dhiman introduces her bespoke range of artwork for special occasions

Talking bespoke artwork to celebrate special occasions with Amelia's Magazine contributor Isher Dhiman.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Baby Birth Cards by Little Playful Art. Alongside producing beautiful fashion illustrations for Amelia’s Magazine, illustrator Isher Dhiman has been making gorgeous bespoke artworks for special occasions under the name […]

George Styler: Fashion Scout Ones to Watch, London Fashion Week A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

Serbian designer George Styler showed with Fashion Scout's Ones to Watch on Friday 14th February 2014.

Written by Amelia Gregory

George Styler A/W 2014 by Antonia Parker. George Styler A/W 2014 by Slowly The Eggs aka Maria Papadimitriou. Serbian fashion designer George Styler was a major crowd pleaser at Ones […]

Craft Your Own: How to make a Hanging Heart Decoration for Valentine’s Day

Stuck for a Valentine's Day gift? Here's how to make your own. Read on and learn how to craft your very own Hanging Heart Decoration, using a wire coat hanger, fabric or ribbon scraps, fine wire and a few beads or sequins. It's super easy, honest!

Written by Amelia Gregory

As part of my drive to get more crafty in 2014 I intend to bring you a selection of things to make and do at home, hopefully at least one […]

Valentines Day 2013: Jewellery, Handmade Gifts & Discounts on Chocolates

Struggling to find that perfect Valentine's gift? Look no further: here are my top recommendations for unusual handmade items, plus links to money off vouchers for chocolates. (nomnom)

Written by Amelia Gregory

I’ve given you some great ideas for unique handmade Valentines cards, and now I bring you a round up of beautiful and unusual gifts, including, of course, some delightful jewels. […]

Valentine’s Day Special: Introducing the Samsung GALAXY Love Note Campaign

Samsung launch their fab new smartphone/tablet with the GALAXY Love Notes campaign, combining the analogue and the digital: just upload an image to your loved one and it will turn up on their doormat in the form of a postcard.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A Valentine’s Message for Amelia’s Magazine readers! (cheesy, but I mean it) The new Samsung Galaxy Love Note campaign launches today to promote the GALAXY Note smartphone which is part […]

Valentine’s Day 2012: Things To Do

Fancy making your own Valentine's gifts? Single and looking for something alternative? Or just hunting down something special to do with your loved one on the 14th February. Here's a whole bunch of suggestions handily pulled together in one blog...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Artwork by Rebecca Hendin. You’ve read my suggestions for alternative and special Valentine’s Day gifts, now it’s time for a round up of interesting things to do as the day […]

Valentine’s Day 2012: Gift Ideas

Interesting and unusual gift ideas for your special Valentine... from the likes of Rob Ryan, Darkroom, Secret Envelope and many more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Art by Rebecca Hendin. Yup, it’s that time of year, Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us again… and I’ve been inundated with press releases for any number of loosely affiliated […]

Biscuiteers Book of Iced Biscuits: a perfect idea for Mothering Sunday

It's nearly Mothering Sunday... what to do?! All mothers love home made gifts, so how about making your dear mum some delicious iced biscuits? This book will tell you all you need to know.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Biscuiteers Book of Iced Biscuits. All photography by Amelia Gregory. Okay, order so I know it’s Pancake Day, and International Women’s Day. But I want to talk about BISCUITS. And […]

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The story of LOVE. Shown through music.

Happy Valentine's Day everyone. Here is a little selection of love dove songs for your pleasure. <3. Indeed.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Georgia Coote I’m not going to lie to you. Valentine’s Day didn’t start as well as some people’s obviously did. The flaunting has been hard to avoid. I […]

Valentines Day: Last Minute Ideas

Over the weekend I discovered a plethora of further Valentines inspired loveliness... so I thought I'd do a final little last minute round up: featuring Biscuiteers, Phoebe Coleman and the RCA jewellery exhibition Something for the Weekend.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Valentines Biscuits by Biscuiteers. Illustration by Lucy Eldridge. They’re adorable to look at, ailment sweet to eat and best of all they’re NOT CUPCAKES – yes, there I have finally […]

Valentines Day: Gifts and Ideas

Valentines Day strikes again! Here's my top tips for lovingly hand crafted gifts, special jewellery and ideas for romantic outings... accompanied with lots of lovely Valentines inspired illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Matilde Sazio “This song is about fucking up against the wall, unhealthy ” Joan Wasser announces to introduce “Hard white wall”, a track from her second album To […]


Valentine’s Day

A gift guide with the emphasis on hand-made tokens of love

Written by Rachael Oku

So, this website we all know there’s been a bit of a hoo-hah following the disclosure of some important emails that reveal that the data featured as key facts in […]


Valentine’s Day- Pas Pour Moi?

A special Valentine's Day need not be bland! Art editor Valerie Pezeron's pick combines the creepy, the sexual and the enticing.

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Illustration courtesy of Mari Mitsumi Valentine’s Day is soon to creep upon us and discharge its usual bile inducing or saccharine coated brand of bland commercial overload. What is a […]