Apple blossom collage with sketchbook and photographic studies

Paper-cut Collage – Apple Blossom

The apple blossom is beautiful again this year. This paper-cut collage began with photos and sketches, followed by painted paper-cut petals placed onto a sky-blue paper collage background . Pure escapism in these uncertain times. Apple Blossom Time - Irena Boobyer The delicate apple blossom...

“Beautiful Bouquets” at A la Ronde

Today I visited the "Beautiful Bouquets" Exhibition at A la Ronde, taking the opportunity to see the different arrangements within the room settings of this extraordinary house.  I took a photo of my display (without a flash!) as it was so lovely to see it...

Paper Succulents and Airplants at Exeter Library

Paper Flower Installation in the glass cabinet - Exeter Library Foyer, Castle Street, Exeter EX4 3PQ  Paper succulents and air plants displayed both in glass and behind glass! This work is inspired by the current trend for all things floral that thrive behind glass and terrariums. My paper plants remind...

Botanical bouquet in Budleigh

This bouquet is embracing the idea of Spring.  I have been preparing papers in white and yellow with a bit of a pearly glow.  Although it is time consuming waiting for paper to dry and flatten out it all helps with the process of getting...

Paper flowers on tour

Paper flowers on display at the  quirky 18th-century 16 sided A la Ronde go on their own "Grand Tour". In 1784 the Parminter cousins of A la Ronde set off on a grand tour of Europe. Over several years these intrepid women explored France, Italy, Germany,...