We’re all for hunkering down inside on rainy days like these! What you need now are some crafty projects to settle in with – and Felt has some great creative ideas to keep you busy…
Artist’s stretched canvas maker Alanah Tocker freely admits she has an obsession with timber. With more than ten years of industry experience, Alanah joined Felt a year ago to offer her high quality, fully customised painting surfaces as Stretched – a very appropriate name!
You’re more likely to hear one of these shy birds than see one in the New Zealand bush – their distinctive warble is beautiful and melodic. For Māori, the sound of the Riroriro signified it was kōanga, or springtime. This gorgeous fine art print is reproduced from an original oil painting by Rea Art.
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Blue Water is a set of two original acrylic paintings on boxed canvas by Auckland-based artist Kara Rohrstaff. Heavily textured with varying shades of blues and white, the texture increases and decreases as the color deepens and lightens.
Pale pink diamonds on natural cork – what a gorgeous combination! This handpainted pinboard by Pinned will add a touch of glamour to your home office, or make a creative backdrop for an inspiration board.
This little chap is one of a collection of hand painted motifs on fabric by Wellington designer Sandee Hjorth. He is painted on fabric, stitched with quilted detail and framed in crochet – a miniature piece of art, intricately crafted.
Kay Katherley of Satherley Silks (known as Kiwisilks on Felt) produces her vibrant work in a rustic shed that’s cold in winter and hot in summer, but she still enjoys every minute of it. Kay reckons that painting silk is a heap of fun and she never tires of it, even though she’s painted and sold well over a thousand pieces!