Mixed Media

I love making things from ordinary bits and pieces I have lurking at home. it could be some packaging,  a leaf or a napkin or maybe an old road atlas. I particularly enjoy collage, stenciling and printing as surface decoration, concentrating on texture and patterns.

Swifts
Swifts

The swifts in the summer give me joy and solace and I wanted to recreate the image of them swooping. These swifts are created with hand printed papers.

Greek urns
Greek urns

Handmade papers printed and embellished with stitch

greek urns
greek urns

Handmade papers printed and embellished with stitch

Greek urns
Greek urns

Handmade papers printed and embellished with stitch

More urns
More urns

Handmade papers printed and embellished with stitch.

Greek urn
Greek urn

Handmade papers printed and embellished with stitch

Roman urn
Roman urn

Hand printed paper and stitch

Roman urn
Roman urn

Hand printed paper and stitch

Roman urn detail
Roman urn detail

Hand printed paper and stitch

Roman urn
Roman urn

Hand printed paper and stitch

Artists apron.
Artists apron.

A mixed media apron. SOLD

Wall hangings
Wall hangings

I love making these wall hangings which start out their life as cardboard boxes. I use mixed media including leaves, seeds and found objects. They are available in my Etsy shop.

Wall hangings
Wall hangings

A collection of wall hangings in the summerhouse

Hearts and balloons
Hearts and balloons
Winter Garden wall hanging
Winter Garden wall hanging

SOLD

Stained glass wall hanging
Stained glass wall hanging

Starting out life as a piece of cardnboard, this little wall hanging makes a perfect gift.

Stained glass detail
Stained glass detail

This wall hanging is made from cardboard, papier mache,

Summer garden wall hanging
Summer garden wall hanging

This is always my favourite wall hanging and I am thrilled it was sold from the Etsy shop

Summer garden detail
Summer garden detail
Louisa's wedding day wall hanging.
Louisa's wedding day wall hanging.

This was made using the memorabilia from Louisa's wedding day.

Detail of wall hanging
Detail of wall hanging

SOLD

Wallhangings
Wallhangings

(all sold on etsy.)

Louisa's wedding day - detail
Louisa's wedding day - detail

SOLD

Summer Meadow wall hanging
Summer Meadow wall hanging

SOLD

Autumn Leaf wall hanging
Autumn Leaf wall hanging

SOLD

detail 1 sunburst wallhanging (2)
detail 1 sunburst wallhanging (2)
honesty hanging
honesty hanging

SOLD

Wrapping paper series
Wrapping paper series

I've always wanted to design wrapping paper and this is my first attempt

Wrapping paper design
Wrapping paper design
Detail of wrapping paper design
Detail of wrapping paper design
Wrapping paper design
Wrapping paper design
flower collage
flower collage

This flower collage was inspired by Andy Warhol's garden collage that I saw exhibited in the Ashmolean museum a few years ago.