“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...

Wild About Wool at Poltimore House

Looking forward to exhibiting my textile pieces at Poltimore House.  "Wild About Wool" is taking place in this amazing Grade 2 listed 18th century country house, currently undergoing extensive restoration http://www.poltimore.org It has been great re-visiting some of my knitted textiles.  Knit one, Drop One, Two was...

Owls in the Apple Tree Papercut

The story of this papercut started off as a sketch of the apple tree. A favourite tree of mine as I can see it from my window so it was very likely to end up in a papercut one day! Isabel had a tenth Birthday coming...

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,...

Bottle Garden Inspiration

Tidying up the garden for Autumn and I found my very neglected green bottle languishing amongst the patio pots. Have had a very enjoyable interlude from papercutting to assemble a new bottle garden with lovely plants from Haughty-Culture Florists in Honiton.  Now, not only do...

Paper flower Silhouette

The paper flower bouquet is now being exhibitied at A la Ronde, having almost overtaken my studio at 20cm diameter a bloom.  It became quite therapeutic as I gradually developed a system for cutting and curling and pasting at least 100 3D paper petals and...

Fashion Statement Collection in Glass

The Fashion Statements are now available in glass. Many thanks Alastair for creating these additions to the collection www.stglass.eu Please contact me for further information and I hope you enjoy the show ...

Beautiful Bouquets

Flowers are in the air this springtime, including paper petals for paper flowers.  My papercuts are turning 3D as the blooms festooned about my studio turn into roses, lilies, dahlias, poppies, daffodils and tulips.  These experiments are ideas leading up to an exhibition in October...