Skull Skirt

I wanted to sew a little holiday skirt out of the cool fabric we designed using Lee’s Bic Biro skull drawings and had printed through Spoonflower. Despite having hundreds of sewing patterns I couldn’t find one that matched the picture in my head and so I just drew up a sweet design myself.

I wore the skirt for the first time yesterday and had lots of compliments. Blinkin’ loved that I was wearing a skirt made by me, using fabric designed by me created from drawings penned by Lee. Now that is truly one-off skirt!

Oh and surely every girl needs a skull skirt?

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Even more accessible Art …

I really enjoy finding cool new ways of sharing Lee’s art.

I love this circle of skulls image and I am planning on getting it printed onto some fabric. It also makes a great repeat pattern on my new doormat.

I also love this tattoo style flying heart and think that the design absolutely transforms this cute miniature back pack into something pretty special.

Why just hang your art on the walls when you can wear it or, in the best possible way, even wipe your muddy boots on it!

Love Art … any which way you choose it ❤️

Baby I Love You …

I have been busily making us some new Tees for our forthcoming little jaunt. I absolutely adore this vest with a print of some art that Lee created for a Valentines gift for me.

It immortalises our first dance as Mr and Mrs, whilst still in the beautiful chapel at Manorbier Castle, to ‘Baby I Love You’ by The Ramones.

I am one lucky gal … and so to my beautiful, creative, colourful, kind, and now beardless husband…

‘Baby I Love You Too’ ❤️

Accessible Art

Lee creates some wonderful art, and not just on skin. Lee’s drawing and canvas work is also exceptional. Lee’s punk values mean that we endeavour to keep everything we do accessible to all. You can purchase a high quality limited edition prints of any of his artwork for around £25 in a cardboard mount, or £40 on canvas.

However, our most recent venture is makes Lee’s art even more accessible. Literally any piece of Lee’s art you admire, can be worn on your T-shirt for just £20. The T-shirts are soft poly-cotton and come in all sizes for men and ladies (in a flattering lady-fit).

We are not able to fulfil orders throughout November due to our forthcoming little jaunt – but all orders placed now will be fulfilled in December, in plenty of time for Xmas.

Art makes a great Xmas gift – whether it’s on the skin (tattoo vouchers available), on the wall, or on a T-Shirt.

Oh but do remember that art is definitely not just for Xmas …

Lucky Peacock, Lucky Me

I love peacocks and for a while has been pondering on having a peacock tattoo. Of course the moment I mention it to The Husband he has designs on my body (quite literally). This stunning bird was the result of a few sittings at the studio and I truly love it. The peacock is a symbol of luck, patience and kindness and fits so well with me right now. I feel so lucky to have a husband that adores me and has the amazing talent to create beautiful art that I will wear for the rest of my life ❤️

Singing Sea Horse…

When I first met Lee he gave me a big handful of CDs to listen to in the car. One of the albums, Two Headed Tattooed Lover Girl by Easy Tigerz, has become my favourite album ever. The singer/guitarist/songwriter turned out to be a regular customer of Lee’s and I was absolutely blown away that, as a favour to Lee, he agreed to play at our wedding a couple of years ago. This vintage inspired, super talented, all round blinkin’ awesome bloke loves the ‘Old Skool’ style and has some great tattoos on him created by Lee. The latest tattoo addition at the studio this week was this gorgeous sea-horse. What do you think?

(Oh and by the way he has now gone solo as ‘Tinplate Tiger’ and if you click on Tinplate Tiger web page you will get to hear all his brilliant stuff too!)

Arty farty chocoholic …

So… Lee and I cwtched up in the warm last night to watch a great movie “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool” – a heartwarming and tear jerking biopic of 1950’s film star Gloria Grahame. I was sipping on a cocktail of whisky, honey and lemon (damn Sister jetting off to the sun and leaving her germs behind) and Lee was munching on Terry’s Chocolate Orange. There was all this rustling of the foil paper and at the end of the movie this is what I found …

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