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JessPurrr
Leafy Surrey, United Kingdom
Artist, mummy, ponderer and nature-lover...
Interests: Everything is interesting, I love colour, people, the pursuit of wisdom, anything vintagey olde worlde, red, nature, family, wonderful friends, a cosy bed with lots of pillows, exquisite tea, yummy coffee, the words 'exquisite' 'undulate' 'nosegay' and 'zephyr', silk, soil, sweetness, continuation...
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Oooo - how exciting and loverly! Have a wonderful day! Wish I could be there (well, I will be in spirit, having flown over from the UK on the back of a migrating goose!) xx
Toggle Commented Nov 2, 2013 on Book Launch Party! at (Inside A Black Apple)
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The other day, the sun was streaming in onto my desk. As usual, there were amultidude of items strewn around. Three of these were my staple gun, a pebble and a white piece of paper. You might think it a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2012 at Purrr
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I finished this little one last night! It was so much fun to paint, I'm working on two more Alice paintings today! "Alice In Wonderland - Who Are Youuuuu?" (5 x 7 acrylic on canvas) She's right here. xxx Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2012 at Purrr
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Yes. I'm sure he does. I think ladies do too! As you can see, i've been looking through quotes pages again! Love them! There are certain ones which I find don't necessarily speak to me some days, then other days,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at Purrr
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Today, I completely agree with this quote. This is today's desk! Do you recognise what that little painting there might be? I'm working on it pretty much flat-out today, so am hoping to have it finished by tomorrow, or even... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at Purrr
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So now I've finished two of the new butterfly paintings and I thought you'd like to see them here if you haven't already over at the shop! "Green Hairstreak on Green" Original acrylic painting 5" x 7" "Adonis Blue on... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2012 at Purrr
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I've been so looking forward to sharing these with you! They were finally delivered this morning by our friendly postie. As you have loved these images so much, I thought I'd make a proper effort and make them into authentic-looking... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2012 at Purrr
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Our Quince is bursting into bloom! I love these bright, unapologetic flowers and their spikey armour (spot the spines). Ouch! I only (consciously) noticed them after working on these two paintings: Coincidental colour matching? Possibly, but I also just watched... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2012 at Purrr
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Our calendar states that tomorrow is officially the first day of Spring. I think the cherry tree agrees... We went for a wander around our capital over the weekend. Apparently, a famous, and snowy Bridget Jones scene was filmed here.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2012 at Purrr
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Update pics! "Tess", "Shopping In Paris" and "Lady Sybil" Dwellings, plus Lizzie and Darcy. Rear Window's Grace Kelly in that amazing dress (want!), Lady Mary and teeny tiny Jane Austen lady (see below) Two Jane Austen ladies and the perfectly... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2012 at Purrr
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More for tomorrow's shop update! A few prints: Downton Abbey's Lady Mary Grace Kelly in Hitchcock's "Rear Window" ...and maybe some Dwellings! ...and who do you think this character could turn out be? The update is planned for 1pm GMT.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at Purrr
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Hello there! Did the weekend treat you well? We had a lovely trip out to Bodiam Castle yesterday...photos at the end of this post. Firstly, I promised to show you a few more of Wednesday's Update items! Two new Jane... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at Purrr
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Hello! Just a little update and to begin showing you the newbie paintings for next Wednesday's update! But first, huge hugs go out to the lovely lady (and a fellow Jess) who sent this to me! It's a pendant... ...and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2012 at Purrr
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YAY! It's sale time! I'm making a few changes around the shop so we can make space for some new items. Come Wednesday, just click on the image above to go straight to the shop and have a browse around... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2012 at Purrr
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Anyone like free stuff and colouring? Me too! If you're at a loss for something to do this weekend (or indeed, if the kiddos are), grab some lovely hues and have a go at this ;) View this photo xxx Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2012 at Purrr
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Ahhh - this is one tiring day! I realised how horribly dusty things have become around here (how does it seem fine one minute, then you turn around and BAM! The dust bunnies are everywhere, hopping around under your feet,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2012 at Purrr
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A few photos for you in readiness for tomorrow's update :) What's going into the shop? A few different Alices... Tiny glimpses into other worlds... ...tasty morsels... ...and the Queen Of Hearts herself will be available as a print! xxx Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2012 at Purrr
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The first of the 'Wonderland' Paintings: Here she is! The original is a comission, therefore spoken for, but I'll be painting a few more soonly!! Off to take Amelia to her swimming lesson, then maybe an early dinner. xxx Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2012 at Purrr
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Maybe it's the Alice influence of the last couple of weeks. Let me explain. I have recently been comissioned to create a little Alice's Adventures In Wonderland painting. Thinking about Alice had reminded me of Emily Martin's lovely work over... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2012 at Purrr
Just showed him to my 6-year-old daughter, who's face brightened into a huge smile. "He's really cute, Mummy!" Nice job Emily ;)
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Hello there! Just a quick update for you while the dinner cooks (Quorn Family Roast) with lots of roast capsicums and potato waffles. Why not? We ended up with a little shop update today - I didn't even realise that... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2012 at Purrr
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Yesterday, I spent most of the day on the train to pick up Amelia, who had been in Cornwall for the half-term hols. I used most of the train hours pointing my phone out of the window to capture sights... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2012 at Purrr
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Yup - I'm on a vintage kick again. My head is simply filled to the brim with vintage decor and dresses - how very girly! Bleugh! Love it! So, one way of satisfying the urge for wonderful oldey-timey things is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2012 at Purrr
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Yes - it's time I extol the virtues of this amazing beverage and share a few of it's spicy possibilities with you. Most of us are familiar with the usual beloved cuppa here in the UK, but we rarely take... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2012 at Purrr
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Yep - that's what I'm painting - thinking about all those lovely things I would love in a bedroom if I were, say ten years old again! A pile of lovely vintage suitcases and a fantastic, antique almost-Davenport desk. Idols... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2012 at Purrr