Thank you so much for all the AMAZING wall sticker ideas, I was really inspired and excited by your suggestions, so much so I decided to do a few new illustrations to mix in with some old favourites. We will be sent a sample sticker in the post this week, how exciting.
I have been on a couple of lovely excursions this week with even lovlier friends. First to The Barbican to see Celeste Boursier-Mougenot's commission for the The Curve
I am not sure how much I embraced it as an art event, but I was overly excited when 3 finches landed on my shoulder & chirped away like they were telling me the best story in the world, they are really very cute.
Then a fun packed day at V&A's Museum Of Childhood it really is one of those places (along with the Aquarium at Monterey) where I know I could go back to time after time and never get bored. This time it was even more special as my crazy Belle doll and her doll project friends are on display there.
I spotted this doll, who looked liked she had been involved in her own doll project, with all her little bits & bobs
I found these Little Grey Rabbit Toys
I loved the Little Grey Rabbit Books when I was small, this was one of my favourite illustrations, hare gazing in at the sweet shop window & spotting Easter eggs tied up with pretty bows.
This continues to be a favourite exhibit of mine
& this Noddy
& I could just feel the joy a child must have got from this suitcase of beautiful dolls clothes
A while ago I was asked to provide some illustrations & type for a local magazine Families North, which I was thrilled about, having lived in the area for over 10 years, I know it well. The theme was 'Party Like a Princess" my images are dotted through out the pages & our clothes and book plates are featured, I received my copy in the post a few days ago and couldn't be happier.
I thought I would share a little of that happiness with you, I have used one of the illustrations I did for the magazine in this free party invitation.
It's easy click on the image above and then drag the invite onto your desktop. You can then print as many as you like, all I ask is please only use it for personal use (do not sell it!) & if you do use it I would love to see any photos.