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thebutterflycollector
a villiage by the sea, near Melbourne, Australia
a girl with a wild imagination who loves to create with Paper and Paint, drink Tea and go on adventures in Great books!
Interests: watching movies, vintage shopping, collecting jewellery, wandering around book stores, afternoon tea, making collages, reading, painting, visiting bakeries and paperies, eating dark chocolate, devouring magazines, drawing with my son, going on beach walks and discovering food with my husband, watching my little one sleep!
Recent Activity
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It's nearly School Holidays in Australia and I am excited to announce I am conducting all new classes in Watercolour in January! ... SUMMER ART CLASSES A Fun Introduction to Watercolour Painting With Local Artist Shae Leviston We will explore... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2016 at The Butterfly Collector
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My first collection of designs created from my paintings are ready to pre-order on the amazing Vida website. It's so exciting to see my work as wearable art! Everything Vida produces from Artists like me supports Makers around the globe... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2015 at The Butterfly Collector
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Create! Today is the day to listen to your creative muse. She's whispering ideas in your mind, for you to create from your heart and with your magnificent hands! Just start, it doesn't have to be perfect, we are all... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2015 at The Butterfly Collector
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Dear Butterfly Friends, when I taught my last round of art classes I made little oracle cards with birds on them and rolled them up, tied them with string and placed them in a special bowl with a birds nest... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2015 at The Butterfly Collector
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Dear Butterfly Friends, I have a new little Shop at Boom Boom Prints and I'm excited about it because its especially for Mum's and little ones! I have started putting pretty things in there ...birds and words and blossoms. I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2015 at The Butterfly Collector
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Dear Butterfly Friends, I thought it might be fun today to share some studio pics I have been taking over the past few weeks! Winter is passing and the Spring sun is appearing and i have been feeling more and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2015 at The Butterfly Collector
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Spring is here in the Southern Hemisphere! It's so exciting to see all the flowers blooming and the blossoms announcing themselves everywhere. I have so many beautiful prints to share with you that I have been creating..in my next blog... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2015 at The Butterfly Collector
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Dear Butterfly Friends, It's Free Printable Friday and I am having a little celebration today as I have just finished creating my new Angel Colouring Book ...my 5th one now and I have loved drawing each and every page. who... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2015 at The Butterfly Collector
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A couple of months ago I was delighted when I was asked to paint a magical tree mural on a little girl's bedroom wall! I was so excited to paint my first mural and her parents were also very excited... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2015 at The Butterfly Collector
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Good Evening Butterfly Friends, It's all pink and sparkles over here at the moment! So many fun projects to share and new paintings too! Above I have doing some great tutorials playing with my profile pics on the PicMonkey site... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2015 at The Butterfly Collector
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"Trusting in the wisdom of her ancestors, Embracing the flow of the universe, Following the trail of inspiration, Placing herself grounded in the beloved garden of earth and walking her illuminated path with love and confidence" She Wore Feathers In... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2015 at The Butterfly Collector
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"She was the daughter of the Sun, the Rain and the Snow, She was Pale and Passionate dressed in a crown of thistles and thorns, She flew on the wings of the Wrens, She blessed the Moon, She loved with... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2015 at The Butterfly Collector
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Dear Butterfly Friends, I haven't done a Free Printable Friday for awhile now so I thought it would be special to do one for you to give your Mum this Mother's Day! A coloured one to print and frame OR... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2015 at The Butterfly Collector
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abstract work in progress. shae leviston. 2015 Dear Butterfly Friends, I've moved into my new studio and home! It's been wonderful and exhausting and now it's just starting to feel like home... especially now I have starting putting my artwork... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2015 at The Butterfly Collector
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Over the past few years I have been creating illustrations for an Amazing Book called Why Goldfish Never Die created by author and my dear friend Brian McCully. We are so excited to now see it swim into the world!... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2015 at The Butterfly Collector
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Dear Butterfly Freinds, Happy New Year, I hope you had a great start to 2015. And It's here ...my first Free Printable Poster of the Year!!! I have lots of ideas for new projects and paintings and will be launching... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2015 at The Butterfly Collector
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Dear Butterfly Friends, A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from me! Thankyou so much for all of your support in 2014. It's been wonderful sharing the free Gratitude Calender's each month and having such beautiful feedback from those... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2014 at The Butterfly Collector
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December has started here with a beautiful summer's day Butterfly Friends, This month's "Today I am Grateful For" Free Printable is ready to be filled with gratitude for moments, things and wonderful people that we have been blessed with this... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at The Butterfly Collector
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Dec 2, 2014
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Dear Butterfly Friends, It's the 1st Of December and the hunting and gathering of the most wonderful Christmas Gifts have officially started! Today I have the Perfect Solution ...Two of The Butterfly Collector's Colouring In Poster packs for only $20... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2014 at The Butterfly Collector
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The birds are singing, the trees are letting their blossoms float away and green is in abundance, it's November Butterfly Friends, So trees and birds it will be on this month's "Today I am Grateful For" Free Printable This month... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2014 at The Butterfly Collector
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October has arrived Butterfly Friends, It's spring here and in a rebellious spirit I have decided to use pretty lilac flowers on this month's "Today I am Grateful For" Free Printable instead of a traditional orange halloween theme! You can... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at The Butterfly Collector
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Dear Butterfly Friends, It's Free Printable Day!!! I usually do this on Friday's but I really wanted to give something special to all my new fans today! I feel blessed to share my work with you and hope to give... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2014 at The Butterfly Collector
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Dear Butterfly Friends, To Celebrate the launch of my NEW Colouring Poster Book DREAM SPUN I am giving away this beautiful Prize Pack!!! The lucky Winner will receive... *A copy of Dream Spun ...12 Wonderful Posters to Colour In *A... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2014 at The Butterfly Collector
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My NEW Colouring Book has been Dreamed into Life ... I am so excited to announce that after weeks of work DREAM SPUN is here!!! I loved drawing each one of these 12 wonder filled posters! They are ready to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at The Butterfly Collector