All posts tagged: flowers

DISCOVER PERTH ART: Ashleigh Perrella

The latest Perth artist to take over kitsch gallery and goodie store Beau Est Mien in Northbridge is floral fanatic Ashleigh Perrella. I was kindly offered an invite to her recent exhibition, and was so pleased to see all different walks of life popping in to check out her super cute floral illustrations and giftware. Featuring an electric, fruity colour palette in bright oranges and pinks, the detailed range of sweet offerings included inspiration cards, gift tags and beautifully framed illustrations in her signature style. When I asked Ashley why she illustrates flowers, the answer was simple. “Flowers are just so beautiful, and there is so much opportunity for creativity and expression. I also just love colour, and drawing flowers allows for endless use of colour”. I’ll agree with her on that one, colour makes me happy too!      Ashleigh describes her art as vibrant, fresh, whimsical and feminine​, and draws inspiration from flowers, floral arrangements and floral designers. “Floral design is an artform and I absolutely love finding inspiring imagery that will be the …

14 DAYS

This last fortnight has been good and bad. Telstra Perth Fashion Festival was absolutely fantastic, I spent time with my family for my brother Joel’s university graduation, caught up with old and new friends respectively, discovered a new favourite cafe, met some wonderful new blogger friends and found out E’s sister is having another girl! I’m going to be an aunty again!

Like It Local: Beans & Bunches

Since E and I got together three years ago flowers have been a regular thing for us. Birthday flowers, anniversary flowers, and even the “just because” bunches. My favourite flower shop for those special moments is a teeny tiny spot in Northbridge, and the brain behind the business is a creative soul with a flair for the art.