Monday 30 April 2012

Dance Card by Chartwell Prints

"We have a small shark here in the Northwest commonly known as a dog fish. In amorous times they gather in large numbers looking for the one that holds their dance card…"

This is an original, hand tooled onto a copper plate and hand printed and is not a reproduction. Printed on 100% heavy weight French Rag stock. Print measures 9" x 6" with liberal margins and can be framed either matted or free floating. Printed with a warm black ink. Signed, titled and numbered. Beautiful!

Sunday 29 April 2012

Les nœuds // BGGCB by Tamé

Montreal based craftswoman, Tamé creates beautiful objects with unique looks. This unusual necklace is a lightweight rayon knot hanging from a choice of 12k gold plated brass or hematite plated brass chain. Fantastic!

Saturday 28 April 2012

Moose Silhouette In Bark Print by wildpulp

Limited edition of 50 prints, with 3 artist's proofs. 'North American Animals In Bark' is a photographic series conceived in studio and created spontaneously in the field…the bark of specific tree species is photographed through hand-cut paper templates in search of the animal's spirit reflected in the world of flora that surround them. Completely matte, highly detailed print with archival pigment inks on 100% acid-free, museum rag paper that results in a rich, clear image (100 to 200 year life, depending on care). Overall print dimensions, 13" x 19". Species scientific and common names on the front, along with series title, the artist's name, year created and the print number. All prints are signed on the back by the artist.

Friday 27 April 2012

Make Room by Jessica Torrant

Original abstract acrylic painting on 16" x 20" gallery wrapped canvas; signed, titled, and dated 2012 on the back. Beautiful!

Thursday 26 April 2012

Handmade Ceramic Brooches by Ellen Tunstall Ceramics

These glossy chocolate brown brooches are made from unglazed stoneware clay. They are available in three different patterns: Daisy Lace Central, Lace and Half Lace. Each brooch is handmade and will therefore vary slightly making a unique and perfect gift. Each brooch is delivered in a beautiful presentation box. Approx  H3cm x W3cm and Approx 0.3cm thick.

Wednesday 25 April 2012

Retro Mouse by Audrey's Cat

A cute 'Retro ReBorn' Mouse from Audrey's Cat. Made from vintage fabric from Audrey's vast collection – this is a bold 1960's fabric called 'Seville' by Francis Price. This delightful little mouse has button eyes, felt ears, a plaited wool tail and cotton whiskers. He is approx 10cm tall from the tips of his toes to the top of his ears and approx 11cm from his nose to his bottom. Each mouse is handmade and completely unique. Fantastic!

Tuesday 24 April 2012

Nu-Baroque Mug by Russell Paige Ceramics

This is a thrown porcelain mug with a slip cast handle and gold lustre detail. Each mug is handmade on the wheel and then hand painted and combine beauty, fun and function. Approximately 10x10cm. Due to the handmade nature of the process, each mug is unique.

Monday 23 April 2012

Knitted Sea Urchins by Patricia Brown

I love this collection of handmade sea urchins from Patricia Brown. Knitted from wool and cotton silk yarns, they are hand embellished using embroidery and crochet elements. Although this piece is a gallery installation, you can try and build your own – individual urchins are available in Patricia's online shop. Fantastic!

Sunday 22 April 2012

French Country Style Open Storage Unit by 3R Design

Open storage unit divided into 16 separate slots for storing whatever you like! This one is 820 x820 x 160 mm. but units can be custom made to your specification. Made in a French country style from reclaimed pine that was once part of the ceiling in the old Victoria Station in Manchester, UK. They can be made to any size and with any number of "holes" ( within reason, of course!). They don't have a back so that the painted wall behind shows through with good effect.

Saturday 21 April 2012

Birds and Roses Teapot by Ninainvorm

This is a very large vintage rose teapot, redecorated by Nina from Ninainvorm with her bright and colourful screenprinted images. All the screenprint has been added by hand to a vintage teapot, making a unique, one of a kind design. The teapot is very old, but is in beautiful condition and holds around 1.5 litres (about 6 large mugs of tea!). The teapot has been fired on a high temperature and is therefore suitable for daily use, but to save it's beautiful colours it is recommended that you handwash only.

Friday 20 April 2012

Night Sky Oil Painting by Tree Hollow Designs

This is an original oil painting made of the night sky on a natural maple hardwood panel. The sky has a textured surface from the application of a painting medium. The edges are painted black. Signed and dated on the back. Panel size: 6" diameter, 3/4" depth. Love it!

Thursday 19 April 2012

Build Bridges by Random Objects

It is an unfortunate fact that too many people shut themselves off from knowing other people. This way of thinking needs to be changed! Humans by nature are social beings. We are supposed to share our experiences and ideas with each other, and look past our [few] differences. By doing this we open ourselves up to meeting new people and enriching experiences. As the quotes says, we should Build bridges, not wallsTee color: Lapis blue / Ink color: Light Gray  / Available in sizes XS – 2XL. Printed on soft American Apparel tees. Manufactured in the USA, and sweatshop free.

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Wednesday 18 April 2012

Oval N4 - Geometric Ceramic Brooch by depeapa

This is a handmade ceramic brooch, designed and hand printed by Spanish illustrator Verónica de ArribaSize: approx 3.5cm x 5.5cm (1.4"  x 2.1"). Fantastic!

Tuesday 17 April 2012

Leaping Rabbit Mosaic On Plate by Smashing Chintz

A mosaic rabbit leaps across a vintage 1930s plate which has an autumnal feel with leaves and bright red berries. The rabbit's fur is made from patterned crockery leaves and flowers. This plate can be hung on the wall or stand on a shelf or dresser. The dimensions of the plate are 22cm x 22cm and the rabbit is 10.5cm x 7.5cm.

Monday 16 April 2012

Land of Optimism by So Very Happy Art

Art print of an original pastel drawing. An abstract, beautiful, whimsical landscape representing optimism. Printed using pigment inks on beautiful archival white textured paper. The quality, color, and detail of the print is absolutely beautiful and feels like an original watercolor painting. The print is signed on the reverse. Size: 8.5" x 11".

Sunday 15 April 2012

Kneeling Woman by surrealerotik

Ivory coloured ceramic sculpture of a woman kneeling. Matte finish. 18cm long. Beautiful.

Saturday 14 April 2012

Mr Fox Hand Painted Espresso Cups by Jimbobart @ Two Red Trees

Mr Fox loves expresso! Hand drawn by Jimbobart, this original piece of functional art will brighten your home and is washable and food (coffee) safe. 4 stackable espresso cups. 6cms diameter.

Friday 13 April 2012

Papel Picado Laser Cut Wedding Invitation by Avie

This exquisite laser cut invitation is modelled after Avie's own marriage announcements. Papel picado ("perforated paper") is a decorative craft made from paper cut into elaborate designs. This beautiful Mexican art form has been adapted into a wedding invitation perfect for the couple that want a completely unique wedding. Additional pieces are also available including: Save the Dates, RSVP Cards, Additional Information Cards, Belly Bands, Cupcake Wrappers, Menus, Programs, Thank You Notes, Escort Cards, Wine Bottle Labels and more. Everything you need from the engagement to after the wedding.

Thursday 12 April 2012

Butterfly Melamine Plate by The Mad Platters

Original and unique! Exquisite art that you can eat off too! The quintessential gift for your friends with discriminating taste. This 10" made to order melamine plate looks fabulous on its own or mixed with simple white dishes. All of The Mad Platters' plates feature sweet and original designs sourced from antique and vintage artwork that has been enhanced, altered and reproduced. These food safe, dishwasher safe, scratch and fade resistant plates are virtually indestructible. Melamine's sturdy construction is a natural for entertaining at the beach house, cabin, yacht, backyard barbeques, patio place settings or every day use indoors. These plates are superior quality and make distinctive wall or shelf art too!

Wednesday 11 April 2012

'Pit Pit Yellow' Pillow Cover by Valérydesignwrks

This fantastic pillow/cushion cover is the ‘Yellow Pit Pit’ a beautiful, fun illustration from Valérydesignwrks. It comes with two distinct sides to help match your décor, one side is white, the other is black. Each cover is available in 3 sizes and is made from 230gr/m² cotton. 15.7 / 19.7” / 23.6”. Love it!

Tuesday 10 April 2012

Rainbow of Glass by Abundant Glass

A magical symbol of hope, promise, peace and pride. When placed in the light these rainbows will cast colour over nearby surfaces. Guaranteed to please. A lovely ornament that will brighten up any corner of a room. Turn it on its side and add a tea light for nightime colour. Perfect for any rainbow lover or as a gay pride/civil partnership gift. Measurements: 7" by 1.5".

Monday 9 April 2012

Black Bird Marker by Hung Min Chen @ Howkapow

A delicate black bird bookmark which keeps your page under a folded little wing. Designed and made in Stockholm from stainless iron by Hung Min Chen, who creates simple, functional products which are inspired by emotion and memory. Materials: Stainless Iron. Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.8cm.

Sunday 8 April 2012

Folk Art Rabbit by Joanna Bolton

Little Blue Rabbit is a OOAK papier mache doll. He is 6 inches tall. Rabbit is painted with acrylics and finished with few coats of varnish. A great addition to your folk art collection.

Saturday 7 April 2012

Sinking Memories by Stormscape Studio

This beautiful stormy seascape comes from Anna Edwards at Stormscape Studio. The painting has a dark chocolate brown underpainting which covers the edges and shows through some of the paint for a rustic worn in feel. Frame it or hang it as is. This painting comes wired and ready for your wall. 8"x24"x3/4".

Friday 6 April 2012

The Kiss by Margaux Lange

Margaux Lange has been creating her amazing art jewellery for nearly 10 years. Whether it's a replicable production piece or a unique one of a kind item (such as this amazing necklace), Margaux's work is sure to attract attention. The Plastic Body Series utilizes salvaged Barbie doll parts in combination with sterling silver and pigmented resins. The series is a result of Lange’s desire to re-purpose mass produced materials into handmade, wearable art. It is meant to examine and celebrate her own as well as pop culture’s relationship with the icon known simply as: Barbie.

Thursday 5 April 2012

The York Lounge Chair by splinterdesigns

This very beautiful chair is constructed from oak veneered birch plywood, the components are CNC machined then assembled and finished by hand. It has grey wool upholstery and optional colored buttons.  The chair is a recently completed design by british designer Jacob Pugh and is made in the UK by splinterdesigns. I love it!

Wednesday 4 April 2012

Autumn Rocks by Shelli Walters

8"x10" original acrylic painting on paper. Part of a series called Get Low, painted from low perspectives and often looking through tree trunks. The painting was started with a black gesso background which gives it a moody feel and enhances the play between light and shadow. Comes matted and ready to frame and is varnished for protection. Signed by the artist on the front.

Tuesday 3 April 2012

Fishscape by Aruliden

Transforming the traditional fish bowl into a beautiful new icon for your home. Winner of 2011 Red Dot Design Award, each bowl is a unique piece, individually handblown. Holds 2.5 gallons. Handwash only. 9 lbs. 12"L x 12"W x 8"H. Beautiful!

Monday 2 April 2012

Anticipating You, My Love by 88 Editions

Anticipating you, my love. A solar plate etching printed by Kelly Tankersley at the WPA (Women Print Makers of Austin) studio. This is part of a series of prints, anticipating you. The image is 6 1/2 high x 4 1/4" wide with a 1.5" border for framing. Signed and dated by the artist, an edition of 6 with additional artist proofs, printed on Reeves BFK archival etching paper. Beautiful.

Sunday 1 April 2012

Green Shirt Tie by Bee Smith Accessories

This men's tie is made from a reclaimed cotton shirt. Each one is unique. This one is made from dark green cotton with grey silk lining. It measures 150cm long and 9cm at widest point. Other colours and styles are available, just click through to Bee's shop to see more!