Saturday, June 25, 2011

Creative Café #5 ★

hey folks, hope you've had a nice Saturday so far, i spent the day cooped up inside watching old movies and relaxing, it's been utterly blissful!

i decided it was about time for another Creative Café post so get you tea/coffee/cocoa ready, grab some biscuits or some cake and settle down for some creative loveliness

today's post is all about a wonderful local artist here in the Isle of Man, it's all about Karen Tomlinson aka Purplecatscorner


i first discovered Karen's work in about February or April last year, her whimsical, girly style of painting just appealed to me straightaway and then last August i won a little giveaway on her blog


her work is always very sweet, pretty and wonderfully coloured, her delicately painted girls and fairies are just so lovely you can't help but like them! 


here's a bunch of some of her gorgeous paintings which are all available as prints via her etsy shop












Karen also creates pretty little bottle top necklaces featuring her work, i have one and it's the perfect accessory to brighten up an otherwise gloomy day







she also makes lovely printed tote bags, pretty bookmarks, greetings cards and fridge magnets












and recently she also started making these lovely fabric hearts





ah everything she creates is so pretty, i just love it all!

here's a photo of all of the lovely Purplecatscorner stuff that i personally own. . .


i won most of this in the giveaway last summer, in fact. . . 

Karen is currently holding another Summer giveaway on her blog!!! it's running until the July 4th

so for your chance to win some lovely Purplecatscorner goodies, head over and find out how to enter - Giveaway


if you fancy treating yourself or someone else to a pretty little something then head over to Karen's etsy shop - purplecatscorner

you can also check out her blog - Purplecats Corner

'Like' her work on Facebook - Purplecatscorner

and Follow her on Twitter - @purplecatcorner

big thanks to the lovely Karen for letting me feature her work here

all images and pieces featured in this post belong to Karen Tomlinson © do not claim, use, distribute, reproduce or trace ANY of her work without her written consent. All Rights Reserved

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not much else for today dudes and dudettes, i have some more stuff to share but i'm afraid it will just have to wait until tomorrow!

in the meantime why not head over to my new candy coloured tumblr blog, it's full of stuff i like (only without all the boring rambling written bits!) - jadeboylan

until next time, that's all folks . . .  ★ ◕‿◕ xX

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