Happy Mother's Day!

Sunday, 30 March 2014

Happy Mother's Day!
This post full of Japanese blossoms is especially for my Mum, Patricia. An amazing, wonderful Mum.
Above our Anzu Tattoo Rose card

Huge Magnolia tree, Kyoto. Never seen Magnolia like it.

Cherry blossoms, Kyoto

Sweeping cherry blossoms over the river in Kyushu

Magnolia blossoms

Anzu Tattoo Swallows and blossoms card

Falling camellias in the rain

 Plum blossoms
Hope all you Mums have a wonderful day, Anzu x

Peonies and butterflies

Friday, 28 March 2014

Celebrate Mother's day in the UK this weekend with the most luxurious of gifts inspired by Peonies and butterflies. Here are our choice pieces for some last minute gifts! Above the Anzu Mother's day butterflies and peonies card.

Butterfly ear-rings by Erickson Beammon,

antique Chinoiserie plate,

peony shirt from Net-a-porter,

Bryonie Porter side table from Notonthehighstreet.com,

Anzu Butterfly charm bracelet print from Notonthehighstreet.com

Motorcycle Style

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Friday, 14 March 2014

Always inspired by Lartigue's photos. I love the glamorous images, but his action shots are such fun too. Hope they inspire your weekend!

Iceland palette

Monday, 10 March 2014

Travelling has always inspired my painting, and on a recent trip to Iceland I was amazed at the different colours and quality of the light. Today, I'm just experimenting with some colour palettes inspired by my trip. Above, the icy colours of Gullfoss.

A sky of hot and soft pinks and greys, contrasts with a dark mountain silhouette.

An incredible double rainbow against mossy brown rocks and a vivid blue sky.

When I think of Iceland I also think of red/orange houses contrasting with the blue. Above, a similar red with lime green and vivid turquoise ship tackle.

The clear and crisp tones of Vik

Although it looks slightly more grey blue on this photo - my overwhelming memory of the Blue Lagoon was a surreal, almost artificial creamy turquoise colour.


Friday, 7 March 2014

The cards in our new Ikat range were all inspired by sunny days, and Ikat, Aztec and Kimono prints. We wanted to share some of our inspiration with you for what promises to be a sunny weekend.

We love the bright, cheerful combination of colours.

One of the lovely hand-embroidered outfits from the Dubai All things Mochi shop. We want it all!

Have a lovely sunny weekend!