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Escape to the Countryside & Explore our Coastlines

I am very excited that I am finally able to share these 2 new prints!

Back in November I was commissioned by Art Marketing who sell artwork to high street retailers to create two generic prints inspired by the old travel by rail posters.

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So… here they are! I hope you love them. I’m super pleased with them.

TM x

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The Pavilion at the Park Collaboration & Exhibition

The time has finally come! and last night saw the launch of my collaboration project with The Pavilion at the Park and my 6 week exhibition at the Pavilion.

It’s been such a fun project to work on and I really hope everyone at the Pavilion loves their new print, I personally love the limited eclipse edition:

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The Pavilion’s sister company the Kiosk at the Park, down in Russell Park, Bedford also have their very own print! A much bolder, fun and bright print.

I’ll be down at the Kiosk on 6th June @ 4pm celebrating their 3rd birthday. Come say hi! Cake and Fizz all round! TM x

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Ladybird Books exhibition @ the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill

Well as my last blog hinted at, I spent the bank holiday weekend down where I grew up in Sussex. Whilst there I roamed the vintage shops of old town Hastings and drove along the coast to check out the De La Warr Pavilion’s Ladybird Books Exhibition.

The first thing that got me excited was the wonderful Art Deco building!! I feel a new print coming on….

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The exhibition was a wonderful show case of the beautiful paintings created for the ladybird books. The amount of work that goes into one tiny book is just fantastic!

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What i found quite interesting was how the size of the ladybird book came about. As paper supplies were limited during the war, publishers strived to print one book out of one sheet of paper – and so the size of the ladybird book was defined!IMG_1149

It really struck me how unique these books are. Not only do children find them engaging, interesting and easy to learn from, adults find them beautiful and nostalgic. A Timeless collection that myself and my boyfriend add to continuously and hope to read to our children one day.

But most importantly I was beyond inspired! so keep an eye out for lots of new things coming soon….!

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5 Reasons to Visit the Seven Sisters Country Park, Sussex this bank holiday weekend!

Having grown up in Sussex I have often visited the Seven Sisters from a young age. Here are my top 5 reasons to visit the Seven Sisters country park this bank holiday weekend:

  1. Free geography lesson! My siblings and I ALL visited the country park whilst at school to learn from its varied landscape; the meandering Cuckmere river and see what you can find on the shore in the shallow rock pools. Fun for the kids and educational!
  2. Push yourself physically and try the coastal path walk from Lewes to Eastbourne. I did this route when I was training to climb Kilimanjaro. A solid 26 miles, it’s a tough one. A full day with many hills! Tough work but the views are spectacular! IMG_5993
  3. Choose your mode of transport; you don’t just have to walk around the country park! There are options at the park entrance to hire bikes or canoes! This also includes an easy access flat path to the sea, suitable for buggies and wheel chairs! Everyone can enjoy this stunning place.
  4. There’s ALWAYS an ice cream van in the car park! After that lovely flat or hilly (you choose) walk treat yourself after to a cooling ice cream.
  5. With 280 hectares of land it’s a wildlife fanatics ideal spotting ground. Get those binoculars out and see what you can see!

For more information on visiting this gorgeous part of the South Coast visit the Seven Sisters Website

For a lasting memory to so many happy times spent on these chalk cliffs I created this print for my parents.

Have a wonderful Bank Holiday weekend!

Tabitha Mary x