Amanda Marino’s Celestial Creations

I’m mesmerised by these prints from Amanda Marino. Space certainly has a way of making us feel so very small. I love the descriptions Amanda uses to. I think this one – for her print of Jupiter’s Moons – is really beautiful.
“Sometimes when problems come and they try to take my peace from me, I sit and I pay attention to everything around me. Then, I remember … I’m a tiny little creature that we call it “human”, on a floating space rock, surrounded by many other floating space rocks, in a very VERY distant place form the next universe. And yet, the Creator made all of this for me? What’s there to worry about? When you look at this art print I want you to be reminded that sometimes, things are not in our control but they always end up the way they were meant to.”

Check out Amanda’s beautiful work.

Moon Phases

Constellations

Jupiter’s Moons

Felicity French

I am smitten by these cards from Felicity French. Her illustrations are all so magical and bright and full of happy thoughts and messages.

Not only is she a card and print designer extraordinaire, but she also illustrates children’s books and colouring-in books. How awesome!

Here are some of my favourite designs by Felicity. Be sure to visit her website to see more loveliness.

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Look up

I am obsessed with space. There are very few things that are as humbling as looking up to the heavens on a cloudless night. I don’t think it’s possible for us mere humans to fully grasp the magnitude of the universe because there no words to adequately describe it. If you get a chance, take a walk tonight and look up. Marvel at everything you see.

All these illustrious worlds, and many more,
Which by the tube astronomers explore:
And millions which the glass can ne’er descry,
Lost in the wilds of vast immensity;
Are suns, are centres, whose superior sway
Planets of various magnitudes obey.

– Sir Richard Blackmore, The Creation

Space
Anewall Decor

Space
Ditty Drops

Space
The Op Spot

Space
Dangerdust

Typologies

I find collections of things really fascinating. I collect old, old letters (I think my oldest is from the late 1800’s), vintage postcards of bears, sugar skulls, crucifixes and magazines (I lost count at 500). I think that’s why I love these prints from Typologies – they show how things can be the same but so very different too.

So, what do you collect?

Typologies
Writers and Their Typewriters

Typologies
Moon Phases

Typologies
Evolution of the Surfboard

Typologies
Great American Novels

Typologies
Snowflakes