Upcycled Restaurant Letter

My dad gave me this A from an old restaurant sign ages ago, originally it has gold and black on the front and the back was covered in plaster and glue. Finally I did something with it! My favourite thing at the moment is my Winsor & Newton Galeria Gesso Primer which is great for using […]

Work in progress – freehand patterns on canvas

Chilled afternoon doing freehand patterns on a large canvas. Its actually quite fun to do it without any planning and just committing to paint straightaway. Its making me really think about each stroke because I want them somewhat symmetric and also want them to fit together as one piece. Its also a fun experiment to […]

Cupcake Love – mini canvases

I don’t know about you, but summer is officially over in England. I imagine that I won’t get any sympathy for the crappy weather having spent so much time in the hot sun abroad, BUT it was worth a shot. Here are some cupcakes to brighten your day. I painted these fun multi-coloured cupcakes on […]

Goodbye card – back off to Oz

After an amazing week with my whole family in Cyprus with me, my middle sister has now returned to Australia. As part of our Nihad tradition we always write a letter to the person departing for them to read on the long journey back. This is the envelope I quickly made using a previous doodle […]

Custom Napkin Dispenser

Had a bit of fun here with the napkin dispenser. You normally see these in restaurants but we have one in the house. Originally it had some generic picture of a garden scene on it and I felt like it needed a bit of sprucing up. The pattern is Turkish inspired – you often see […]