Parrots Parrots Parrots

‘Can one tire of the beauty of parrots do think Pip? ‘ she sighed.

‘ I don’t see how Ariadne old thing, they are just too damned decorative don’t you know? ‘ Pip remarked jauntily.

Parrots in the Conservatory

Parrots in the Conservatory

Parrots in the Greenhouse

Parrots in the Greenhouse

Parrots in the Garden

Parrots in the Garden

The ephemera: original vintage documents from the 1800s; original vintage calligraphy practice; decorative papers; high quality reproductions of antique natural history illustrations of parrots and budgerigars

The Size: 8 inches by 8 inches

Nature’s Treasures

Featuring beautiful Papers with a nod to Nature.

Stones and Ripples

Natural Beauty: Stones and Ripples

Shards and feather

Nature’s Beauty: shards and feather

Moths and feather : SOLD 🙂

Nature’s beauty moths and feather

The Ephemera: decorative papers, hand made mulberry paper from Hanoi, original antique manuscripts from the 1800s, vintage receipt vintage calligraphy, vintage graphs, vintage stamp.

The Found Objects: vintage microscope slide, pottery shards from France, stones, vintage silk thread, feathers

Size: 7 inches by 7 inches

And Now for Something Completely Different…

Channelling my inner Monty Python. Interactive Collage art on tiny three inch blocks. Vintage Anatomy illustrations on antique papers collaged on four sides of the blocks.

SOLD 😁

Recto
Verso

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The ephemera: original vintage papers: ledgers, charts, letters, receipts, manuscripts, plans; high quality reproductions of antique anatomy illustrations.

Size: 3 inches by 3 inches by 1.5 inches.

NESTING AMONGST THE POPPIES

As the weather turned colder the nesting instinct took over. It was time to hunker down for the long winter months to come.

Nesting under the Poppies.
SOLD
Nesting between the Poppies. SOLD
Nesting on the Poppies Sold

The ephemera: Original French documents from the 1800s; photos of crows, photos of poppy seed heads from my garden, reproductions of antique nest illustrations.

Size: 8 inches by 8 inches

Night Sail

As night fell and twilight slowly darkened the waves, they set sail for new adventures.

Night Sail : Encaustic Collage

The ephemera: Original vintage atlas maps; original antique letter and stamps; original vintage night time map of the earth

The found objects: tiny antique cloth flag; tiny vintage map pin

Size: 12 inches square on wooden cradle

Joséphine

Joséphine was always “à la une” with the latest trends of fashion, but had she gone too far this time.

SOLD 🙂

Joséphine

The ephemera: Original document from 1800s; handmade scrap-booking paper; high quality reproduction of vintage portrait.

The found objects: antique key; antique typewriter key; vintage pen nib; antique key hole; royal typewriter parts

Size :  7 inches square

Mechanical Pink

He was fully functional, keyed up and ready for his first Autonomous Adventure as an Automaton.  No Droguerie necessary. SOLD 🙂

The ephemera: original French billhead from 1900; High quality reproduction of a natural history illustration of a fish.

The found objects: vintage fish tackle; tiny antique key; antique typewriter and watch parts.

Size: 6 inches square on wooden substrate.

Jutra Japon Papillon

Jutra Japon petit papillon, fluttering  amongst the beautiful purple script carefully put to page by Marie-Hélène in 1889.

The ephemera: Original page  from Marie-Hélène’s copy book dated 1889; high quality reproduction of a natural history illustration of a beautiful butterfly.

The found objects:  vintage watch face; various parts of watches and an antique royal typewriter.

Size: 6 inches square on wooden block

P comme Papillon

P comme papillon.  Papillon automatique, qui vole et virevolte sans effort et sans cesse, butinant des milliers de fleurs en un rien de temps.

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The ephemera: Original French document from 1848; high quality reproduction of a natural history illustration of a butterfly.

The found objects: bits from a vintage royal typewriter; a vintage wooden chess piece; to small vintage heart charms.

Size:  6 inches square

Parapluie Rouge

Jour de pluie, je m’ennuie,

mais mon parapluie, lui,

me donne envie

de sortir de ma coquille.

SOLD 🙂

Collage artwork

The ephemera:  Original Documents: old dictionary page,  old red calligraphy, city plan from the 1930s, french legal document from the 1800s.  Photos of a red umbrella and a crow printed on 100 % rag photo paper.

The found object: little antique key

Size: 10 inches square on wooden cradle