Monday, May 28, 2012

{ window paintings, polka dots & more }






Sorry it has been so long since my last post - all of a sudden the month of May seems to have all but passed! There's been lots happening but finally it has calmed down so hopefully I will be a bit more on deck form here on. Amongst other things last week I was working on these window display paintings for Anna Spiro, as part of the launch of her wallpaper range for Porters Paints last Thursday night. The evening was heaps of fun and a huge success, and it was lovely to share the success of what is such a huge achievement for Anna (imagine designing a range of wallpapers, no less for a brand like Porters. what a dream!) One was just a big watercolour of her logo in pink, and the other a painted version of the story behind the range which I used her custom colours and a few motifs from the papers themselves on... nothing very tricky but I must say I just love doing stuff like this, so it was really fun to work it in with her papers and colours. 




As I 'm sure you can imagine there was so many beautiful things to look at and these pics hardly touch the surface - but you can check out more pics at her post on Absolutely Beautiful Things.



I also managed to finish one more painting in time for the night which is now hanging in the showroom and available for sale - it's these cute little polka-dot swimmers. Email me at pip_boydell@hotmail.com if you'd like any details or are interested in purchasing!

So after this flurry of activity last week I have also had a huge weekend with the wedding of one of my best friends for which I was a bridesmaid. It was such an amazing wonderful happy day - wish we could do it all again - but I have some gorgeous pics and pretty things to share later in the week. Pop by and see. 

In the meantime - happy Monday!

Pip xx




6 comments:

TINA KENT said...

Pip! Fantastic blue polka dot swimmers! Did they sell yet? II was so looking forward to Anna's but couldn't go as my baby is pretty irritable, major regrets seeing all the gorgeous photos! LovT

Pip Boydell said...

Tina hi! They are indeed still available... have just emailed you, let me know! Hope your little one is doing better too xx

Ninapf said...

I love the weis bar - is it available and if so where can I purchase? from Nina Are you able to reply with an email so I can send you my details?

annechovie said...

Well done, Pip! Love your new paintings!!

Pip Boydell said...

Thanks Anne! x

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