Category Archives: Mugs

Mad hatters tea party collage design


The latest in the Alice in Wonderland series is my Mad hatter’s tea party collage design. Here is the original design and it on some Zazzle products:

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Some of my latest creations


Here are just some of the designs I’ve been working on.

Girly floral swirl pattern iphone5 covers iPhone 5 cases

A “Today’s Best Award” (TBA) from Zazzle


Very excited! I just won a “Today’s Best Award” (TBA) from Zazzle for my design Paisley Pattern Place mat. Here’s the place mat:

Cream Paisley pattern placemats mojo_placemat
Cream Paisley pattern placemats by Clareville
Browse Zazzle for a different placemat.
You can also buy matching plates:
Mugs:

And napkins:

Vintage Paisley swirl pattern napkins mojo_napkin
Vintage Paisley swirl pattern napkins by Clareville
Browse Zazzle for a different napkin.
I have many more Paisley design home-wares, click here to see them.

Floral gifts and stationery


My friend Debbie is starting up a business selling flower arrangements in Brisbane. So I decided to design some floral stationery – you know business cards, letterhead, etc – using photos of her flower arrangements which I then painted over using the magic of digital software (love not cleaning up the mess). Here are the some of the results (check them all out here):

Here are the business cards:
Florist zazzle_profilecard
Florist Floral Arrangement zazzle_profilecard
Botanical rose business card zazzle_profilecard

Here are some of the letterheads and envelopes:

Orchid Florist letterhead zazzle_letterhead
Elegant Orchid Envelope zazzle_envelope
Florist orchid envelope zazzle_envelope

Here are some iphone/Blackberry speckcases cases:

Rose Painting zazzle_speckcase

Floral Arrangement Blackberry Case casemate_case

Orchid Painting zazzle_speckcase

Here are some mugs:

Rose Painting zazzle_mug
Floral Arrangement zazzle_mug
Orchid Painting zazzle_mug

Here is my art on mousepads:

Rose Painting zazzle_mousepad

Floral Arrangement zazzle_mousepad

Orchid Painting zazzle_mousepad

Happy Mother’s Day


I have only just realised it’s Mother Day in the UK. So happy Mother’s Day to all you UK mums.

Here in Australia we, like the US and Canada, celebrate Mother’s Day on the second Sunday in May. This seems to be the most common day around the world. To see what day a country celebrates Mother’s day, click here.

I love my mum, she is the best in the world. And my aspiration is to be just like her. Here are some designs I did just for her:

Loved shirt
Love Ma shirt
Dream come true card
World's Kindest Taxi Driver embroideredhat
World's best Mom card
Mother and baby whale mug

To see my other Mother’s Day designs click here.

Spring is here (well Autumn Actually)


In the northern hemisphere spring has arrived. Here in Australia it is the end of summer, which is a shame as it has been very wet and no real warm weather. So I’m not ready for autumn (fall).

However I realize my main market is the northern hemisphere , the US to be precise. And you will be looking forward to spring.

So to celebrate here is a pretty spring design of cherry blossoms. A painting I did this time last year:

Cherry Blossom Painting postcard
Cherry Blossom Painting by Clareville
Create your own postcard with zazzle.com
Click here to see this design on more gifts.

Photo of Baby Rainbow Lorikeets


I took these photos of two cute baby rainbow lorikeets after the rain. They landed on my deck and just started preening themselves. They seemed to be totally unaware of me. I felt it was a rare privilege to watch them and even rarer to be able to take these photos:

These photos were one of my inspirations to start up my Zazzle website Clareville and one of the very first series of designs I put on gifts.

Click here to look or click on the photos. On some gifts I was able to put a close-up of the feathers creating a wonderful colorful texture.

I would love to know your thoughts, so please comment below.

Back Care Business Stationary


If your business is to help people care for their backs then this stationary with matching mugs and mousepads may help promote your business. All can be personalised by adding your name and details. You can even add your own logo:

 

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