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pencil and watercolour drawing of a starling

Beautifully handmade homewares and accessories featuring elegant drawings, inspired by the splendour of nature.

 

Hello and welcome to katiebirdie, founded in 2017 after I started drawing whatever inspired me in my constantly changing natural surroundings. My artwork, homeware and accessories all echo the layers of pattern, colour and tiny details  I like to get lost in, and help to bring my natural surroundings into your home.

It all starts with a drawing – I love to capture what I’ve spotted on my daily walks with my pencils and watercolours, using various techniques to recreate the chaos of the nature I’m inspired by. The drawings work hard, becoming prints and cards, beautiful patterns on fabrics, finally being lovingly handmade by myself into cushions, bags and lampshades.

It's so special when one of my drawings or a cushion or lampshade reminds someone of their garden or a favourite walk, the smell of their favourite flowers, an insect, bird or even the orchard they keep their bees. It makes me smile and I hope my pieces spark happy memories and inspire you to explore the great outdoors.

If you’d like to find out more about what I get up to, see more of my processes and inspiration as well as previews of new designs and the odd discount you can sign up to my newsletter below or find me on Instagram (the link is on the left).