Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Little star

A baby card with gold foil printing.
See some in progress photos here.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Mermaid birthday

Another birthday card from my new collection 🌴
For the love of mermaids, sea and sparklers! 

Old Passport

My first passport with my mom and sister.
I was under one year old and my tongue is sticking out!
I guess it wasn't easy to take a baby passport photo! 

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Old world

These days I find inspiration in the old-world. I love to use their design elements or
color palettes and come up with a fresh twist on them.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Doodle on banana

Doodled on banana and ate it too 🍌 
despite the fact that bananas make me itchy 😐

Monday, April 17, 2017

Easter eggs

Hope you had a great Easter weekend 🐣 I've covered these small eggs
with gold leaf. Love their contrast with plain white eggs. 

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Booth walls

These are my booth walls, made by my talented dad.
Now we have to paint them and add shelves and signage/logo.

Almost 5 weeks to National Stationery Show.
We are planning to drive there and take these walls with us!

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Bird of Paradise

A few favorites. 
I pressed those yellow flowers about 10 years ago,
they have extra long red stamens and yellow petals and are gorgeous when fresh.

I just googled and found out that their name is "Caesalpinia Gilliesii"!!
According to Wikipedia they are native to tropical America, mainly Argentina and Uruguay.
But I got them from Iran.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Birthday Cake

Soon to be a birthday card. It looks kind of empty right now but
lots of gold foil details will be added later.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017


A few botanical sketches

Ranunculus beauties,
a photo I took a few years ago around the same time of the year.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Tiny doodles

Water droplets on our window looked so pretty during sunrise that I had to take their photo 💦
Birdie is a pencil doodle and I Photoshopped it there.

What I found inside a fortune cookie
 a little watercolor doodle I did while talking to my mom on the phone.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

April Birthday

Happy Birthday to all born in April!

If you're an April girl you will love this song.

My Peacock Birthday card now has luxurious gold foil all over it.
More cards to come soon!

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Mermaid on the map

This little mermaid is holding a sparkler which I still haven't finished painting

I have to confess that 80% of the time I paint in the kitchen.
Our kitchen is small but has a relatively big counter which
 is perfect for spreading stuff all over it.

 This is a fun invitation that I'm making for my upcoming Trade show
(The National Stationery Show).

Monday, March 27, 2017

Pink Daffodil

A little spring daffodil. I've used a mix of watercolor and gouache for this one. 

Friday, March 24, 2017

You're a gem

Today I did a little gouache painting of my angel quartz and

love how the pastel colors came together. 

Thursday, March 23, 2017

On my table

Sometimes a messy table can be inspiring;
the colors come together by coincidence
 and create an interesting palette

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Cards and more cards!

12 new cards are going for print tomorrow!
 8 of them have gold foil details.
 I think my website will be ready in about a month from now
 and I will let you know here.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Monkey birthday

Another greeting card from my new collection.
Love how the gold shines on pink.
Shop will open soon!

Monday, March 20, 2017

Happy Persian New Year!

Happy first day of spring and Persian New Year everyone!
This is my 7 Seen, a traditional spread for Norouz and spring equinox.
You can see my previous years' here.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Sequined pineapple

This baby pineapple was on my desk for about a month and
 finally I found some time to finish it.
 I took a few in progress photos while completing it.

You can also use a natural egg or matte yellow sequins for this project.