The Art of Afternoon Tea is now taking commissions. The ideal gift for the person who is tricky to buy for or a beautiful way to treat yourself, I will work with you to create an exclusive, original illustration. Email email@example.com for more information.
Jasper Conran for Wedgwood Chinoiserie teacup and gardenia flower
Vintage Cookie Jar and Hummingbird
Green Shelley Teacup with Butterfly
Fergal George Ryan
A Scottish High Tea, a gift from Ewan to his Mum.
A special birthday present from Linda to Karen featuring a beloved family teacup, antique linen and a stack of lemon slice.
A retro Bushells tea canister flanked by a lemon yellow limoges saucer and banana bread make a fabulous selection of favourite things, a present from Alissa for her Mum.
Bryce’s first cupcake. A gift from Diane to Ben & Nadine for Bryce, their gorgeous new baby boy.
‘Learning to Ice a Cupcake’. For the budding chef, Brennon.
‘Portrait of a Lady’ A birthday gift from Sian to her Mum featuring a few of her favourites things and her gorgeous pooch.
Blue Jars and Rosemary, a gift from Em to Pen
A birthday gift for a special friend with a few of her favourite things: ginger jars, quince tarts, peonies and leopard print!
‘Old Country Roses’ was commissioned by Alice for her ‘difficult to buy for, lover of baking’ friend Tam as a surprise for her birthday. Alice sent me images of Tam’s favourite teapot and some of her baked treats and from that I created this little piece for her. Such a lovely birthday idea!
‘Set of Scales and Two Bottles’ was commissioned by a friend whose walls were bare and crying out for some art. His direction was “Anything you want Al…but I like Surrealism.” Fairly broad but we were both very pleased with the results!
‘Marcy and Toocool’s Cupcakes’ was commissioned by author Susan Halliday for use on her website as an interactive children’s challenge