Saturday, 6 June 2009

70s illustrations






I love the art work in this 70's children's book.

New candy pink and sunshine yellow owl prints







I've now printed my owl with flower in candy pink and sunshine yellow - suitable for children's bedroom walls! These are A2 size with a large border that can be trimmed to fit a smaller frame. (shown in the photos). Available now from my website.

Friday, 5 June 2009

Bjorn Wiinblad poster


This is a poster I bought in Denmark.I used to teach the violin so thought it was appropriate.

50's pink sofa


Here's our 50's pink sofa - not everyones cup of tea but we love it! (it was originally dark brown!)

50s shelving Tomado



I always like it when blogs show photos of peoples homes so am gradually going to include more snap shots around my home. Here are some of the 50's Dutch Tomado shelves we collect - they are in several rooms including the bedroom - I love the colours.

Thursday, 4 June 2009

Vintage fabric cushions





Made these cushions today - I love the 60's chef fabric and was lucky enough to find the blue version years later! The other two cushions are 50's fabric. ( Mary White Coppice and an unknown bark cloth)

70s kitchen fabric cushions



Have been making more cushions from some wonderful bold 70's kitchen fabric. Please contact me if for prices if you'd like me to make you one.

Apple design door stop for Sew Hip








Am pleased to see that the new sewing magazine Sew Hip are now giving my apple designed door stop kit free to subscribers. Will post another photo once I've made one.

Wednesday, 3 June 2009

Mary Quant and Daisy cats



Here are two more to the collection available from my website. They are called Mary Quant and Daisy - both made from vintage and retro fabrics.

Sunday, 31 May 2009

The story of Johnny Appleseed




Here is a wonderful children's book from 1963. I love the pictures.

1950's designer cushions




Here are three cushions I made today from some original 50's fabrics by well known designers of the time - the two red ones are by Marian Mahler and the spotty one is by Lucienne Day. I shall shortly be selling some on my website.

More screen print flower ideas




Am still working on my new flower screen print ideas.