Friday, December 21, 2018

2019 Calendar Round-Up Part 2

Mystical Barn Owl, Amanda Clark

Cosmic owl calendar, Jackie Hahn

Lunar and Celestial Calendar, Ink and Earth Designs

Wild Awake, Abacus Corvus

Animal calendar, Victoria Peral

The Birds in Hats Calendar, Alice Tams

I wish you all happy holidays! Before you go, let me know thank you for being there with me this last year. It means a lot to me that you take out time from your day and visit the blog. Your support and love is what encourages me to come back each day with even more interesting and owlsome finds! Thank you!

Take a look at the second curation of 2019 calendar round up above. If you missed part 1, you can find it here.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

2019 Calendar Round-Up Part 1

DIY pop-up calendar, Prism of Starlings

Wildlife calendar, Anna Cote

Flora & Fauna desk calendar, Cricket Press

Watercolor animal calendar, Catherine Lewis

Tea towel calendar, Andrea Lauren

Whimsical calendar, Foxy and Paper

Fairy tale inspired calendar, Galina Pagliaro

Full moon owl calendar, Christa Dalien

We are on the last couple of posts for this year and I thought what better way to say goodbye to this year than a round-up of few of my favorite calendars. The calendars feature wonderful illustrations of owls and the friends for each month. They'll make a great gift to give or you can pick one for yourself to stay organized the whole year. 

For some more beautiful calendars come back tomorrow because I'll have another post sharing even more whimsical 2019 calendars.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Paintings Inspired by Beautiful Landscapes and the Colorful City



Regina Lord was born in Northern Arizona where she received her Bachelors in the Science of Nursing from Northern Arizona University in 1999. After working for 13 years as a pediatric, she left her nursing career to embrace her true calling and became a full time artist. She now lives in Tucson. It's very obvious when you look at her art who the city and the landscapes have influenced it.

I myself lived in Tucson for more than 10 years and it's bright sun, the Mexican colors, and folk style that's visible everywhere can bring out the creative side in you. Regina incorporates all the natural beauty surrounding her in abundance in her paintings. She paints on mini canvases and wood slices in rich colors. You can find more of her paintings on Instagram and products based on her originals on Etsy.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Lively Embroidered Bird Brooches by Paulina Bartnik

Conieco is an online store of the embroidery artist Paulina Bartnik based in Poland. Those of you who have been reading my blog for a while would know how much I love her work and have featured her embroidered birds here. She embroiders bird shaped brooches with unmatched craftsmanship that makes the birds appear almost real. 

You can find updates on her new work and any announcements on Instagram. Because her work has a huge fan following, her brooches get sold out quickly. If you are on a look out for one-of-a-kind statement piece then watch her online store where they become available for purchase.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Award Winning Illustrator Draws Quirky Children's Book Characters


Gareth Lucas is an award winning freelance illustrator based in Essex. He earned a BA(Hons) in Illustration from Brighton University and an MA in Communication Design from Central Saint Martins. He mainly draws birds and animals using digital tools which gives his work beautiful textures and rich colors. He has worked on several projects but he primarily enjoys making quirky illustrations for children's books. 

He has worked with clients such as Usborne, Little Tiger Press, Scholastic, Rick Ranger Jnr Magazine, Highlights, Crocodile Creek, Macmillan, USA Houghton Mifflin, USA Silver Editions, USA Pearson Publishing, and Sandviks to name a few. He is currently being represented by The Organisation, UK.