Friday, August 5, 2011

Collection: Owl Teapots

"Yellow Owl Teapot"

"Arthur Wood Owl Teapot"

"Mr Owl"
"Wise Owl"

"Owl Teapot"

"Tea for One"
"Shoko Teruyama & Matt Kelleher"

Happy Friday friends! I hope you enjoyed this week here because I had a great time. Thank you so much for your lovely comments and wonderful emails. They mean the world to me! Take care and see you on Monday.

Victoria Whincup

Victoria Whincup is an illustrator currently based in Hull. She graduated from Cambridge School of Art with a first class honors degree in Illustration. I just discovered her soft sculptures made from calico, hand painted and stuffed with organic cotton. Each creature from the series has an interesting hobby. For example - Bobby who is a pretty little barn owl, likes to she likes to do cross stitching in her spare time.

Also, you must stop by her online store to view her beautiful prints.

One Brown Cow

What a sweet collection of owls print bags? Nicky James designed these series of bags for One Brown Cow, a UK brand. The range includes satchel, purse, tote bag and make-up bag in two colors - red and blue. They do ship internationally, including to the US!

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Coin Purse

How cute are these hand-stitched owl coin purses?

Gabriella Barouch


Beautiful illustrations by Israeli artist and freelance illustrator Gabriella Barouch for her project at Bezalel Academy Of Art And Design. The images shown are a selection of illustrations for Edward Lear's Book Of Nonsense. You can learn more about her and her work at her website.

Igloo Letterpress and Suzy Ultman




I love Suzy Ultman's new fabulous "Garden Party" letterpress stand-up cards for Igloo Letterpress. The cards are available in a set (which includes one card of each design - owl, face, sun and love birds) and are available here.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Alison Corrie: Animal Pillows




Alison Corrie's animal pillows are silkscreened onto white canvas, hand-painted with fabric paint, colored with embroidery and backed with African printed textile. There are total of 10 animals to pick from including two different owls - barred owl and great horned owl, rabbits, elephants, whales, giraffes, turtles, alligators,  armadillos and penguins. These are perfect to be used as a stuffed toy or as a soft, comfortable cushion on a couch!

Amanda Mocci

Amanda Mocci is a graphic designer and illustrator from Montreal with an impressive portfolio. The shown are few of my favorites, to see more of her work or to purchase her prints click here.

"Colour is wondrous but black and white is phenomenal"

Stephanie Parker: Wallpaper




Stephanie Parker is a freelance printed textile designer and illustrator based in UK. Her work has been exhibited in galleries in England and Northern Ireland. She uses bold and bright colors in her artwork accompanied by intricate detailed pen work. Her barn owl print wallpaper featuring owls and trees is sophisticated for a bedroom or a living room. If you are not a wallpaper person then how about ceramic plates and cups? To view more of her products, go to her website.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Tara Badcock

Tara Badcock is a textile artist and designer, born in Tasmania currently living in Sydney. She gained her Bachelor of Fine Art at the University of Tasmania and since then she has exhibited locally and internationally. She started a brand in 2005 called "Paris + Tasmania"  under which she designs stunning cushions, totes, curtains, pouches and wall panels, using embroidery and unique stitching techniques. 

I love her hand-embroidered owls on gorgeous fabrics but this exotic bird pillow has left me speechless!

Zutano Owls

The Zutano Owlsan adorable nursery Collection by Kidsline featuring owls print in light pink includes everything you need to decorate a nursery including hamperlampmusical mobile and diaper stacker.

Owl Teapot

Owl tea set by Alison Arnold a pottery and ceramic artist.

Wayne Pate

"Family of Hoots"
"Rising of the Setting Sun"
"Sammy Seagull"
I am sure you have read about Wayne Pate on other blogs, if you have not then you will be glad for today's post. Wayne Pate is an American Illustrator who creates retro inspired prints with whimsy and simpleness. I am loving how the moon is laying on the head of the owl in the "Family of Hoots". Stop by Wayne's store to view more of his work which are pretty affordable.

Monday, August 1, 2011

Suzy Taylor: Papercut

Suzy Taylor is a papercutting artist presently living in North London. Her work is mainly influenced by American and European folk art and reflects themes of nature, usually birds. The shown images are of commissioned owls papercut that she recently finished for a client and shared the progress on her blog. It's kind of surprising how a plain sheet of paper can be turned into something this stunning and delicate! Isn't it?

Woodland Creatures Mask

Keely makes these adorable but sturdy animal masks that are perfect for party favors or a costume party! The Woodland Creatures Mask set includes: "A sweet old owl", "A galactic wolf with lazar vision", "A gentle black bear" and "A very elegant fox".