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12/08/2019

How to Host the Perfect Afternoon Tea Party

A quintessentially British tradition, afternoon tea is a fun-filled social activity that’s great for catching up with your nearest and dearest, yet it’s rarely held at home. Summer is the perfect time to gather your friends and family together to enjoy some sweet treats, so here’s a little inspiration for tableware, home decor and your afternoon tea menu… 1. TOP UP YOUR TABLEWARE Afternoon tea is ideal for showcasing your favourite ceramics and glassware, so invest in a beautiful set, or top up your existing one to really wow your... Read More

Summer Sale grey and pink sheep stationery 26/07/2019

Summer Sale: Stunning Pieces to Brighten up your Home

Our sale is running from Monday 29th July – Friday 20th August 2019… A scorching heatwave and the kids are off school, summer has officially arrived! So why not get ready for those barbeques and family gatherings by brightening up your home with gorgeous pieces from our seasonal sale? There’s lots to choose from, with stationery, kitchen textiles and ceramics galore! Selected Notebooks and Note Cards Under £5… Stay super organised this summer, plan activities with your family, jot down shopping lists and important notes with some quirky stationery adorned... Read More

19/07/2019

Quirky sheep art to brighten up your home

One of her largest and most popular collections, Lucy Pittaway has become well known and loved for her quirky sheep art. The artwork is fun, colourful and most encourages positivity and happiness. If you look a little closer, you’ll find a heart-warming story in each piece of artwork. Lucy uses her art to depict stories from everyday life, with themes of love, life, family and friendship running throughout her collections. Lucy’s sheep art looks stunning as standalone pieces or can be paired together to tell a more powerful story. The... Read More

12/07/2019

Beautiful New Release & Designated Charity, Scope

Two exciting announcements from the Lucy Pittaway team… This week sees the release of two beautiful new pieces, which Lucy has created to help raise funds for Scope charity. Scope is now our designated charity of the year, so we’ll have several fundraisers planned across the rest of the year – please keep an eye on our social media pages for updates. Somewhere Only We Know is a charming, romantic piece featuring two sheep sitting on a steep bank together. The view is obscured by fluffy clouds, making the couple’s... Read More

20/06/2019

New Cycling Art, Celebrating Y2019 Road World Championships

Team Pittaway is excited to announce the release of Lucy’s new cycling collection, which celebrates the pinnacle event in the international road cycling calendar. To mark the event, which hasn’t been held in Britain since 1982, Lucy has created five magnificent pieces of cycling art, which encapsulate the true spirit of competing athletes, their sheer determination, stamina, and of course the charming character of Yorkshire’s beautiful towns, which play host to the races throughout the championships.   2019 UCI Road World Championships, Yorkshire Inspired by the stunning and iconic spa town... Read More

29/05/2019

Fantastic Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Forget the cliché Father’s Day gifts this year and find something unique that he can cherish forever within our stunning selection of art and gifts – and there’s not a pair of socks in sight! Whether you’re looking for a gift for your own dad, or perhaps a present from the kids, spoil the man in your life with these brilliant gifts. 1. A Magnificent Mug How about a gift dad can enjoy every day? Lucy’s quirky mugs will brighten up his morning coffee or bring a little cheer to... Read More

20/05/2019

Lucy Pittaway Scoops Two National Awards

We’re super excited to announce that Lucy has been crowned the ‘UK’s Most Popular Published Artist’ for the second year running! Her award was presented at the Fine Art Trade Guild Awards in Stratford Upon Avon on May 18th. From humble beginnings working from a small, cramped studio at home, Lucy was named the UK’s ‘Best Up and Coming Artist’ back in 2016, and the awards continue to flow following the huge popularity of Lucy’s artwork and collections. A former graphic design teacher, Lucy took the decision to become a... Read More

Easter recipes for kids | Lucy Pittaway 11/04/2019

Easy Easter Recipes to Bake with Kids

This Easter, why not keep the kids entertained by whipping up treats for the whole family? These super easy, delicious recipes are perfect for getting children into baking – you’ll have a star baker in the family in no time. Mini Egg Rocky Road If you’re short on time, this recipe is quick and easy. Makes 6-8 squares Ingredients 350g white chocolate 15g unsalted butter 150g mini marshmallows 100g mini eggs Method Line a 12” x 9” inch baking tray with a sheet of greaseproof paper. Put the mini eggs... Read More

Sheep art in living room 04/04/2019

10 Tips for Framing and Displaying Art

A frame does much more than protect a piece of artwork, it should complement the picture, and whether you’re framing something traditional or contemporary it’s important to choose a frame that’s not too distracting, and simply enhances its best bits. Here are some tips for choosing frames and displaying art in your home. Display art where you’ll be able to enjoy it best – that might be a large piece hanging in a traditional spot such as a mantel piece or a dining room wall, or perhaps smaller pieces grouped... Read More

Cycling gift ideas 01/04/2019

Cycling Gift Ideas

Finding the perfect birthday gift for a cyclist can be tricky. It often seems like keen cyclists already have one (or two) of everything that they (or their bike) will ever need – but fear not, Lucy’s cycling art and homeware collection offers unusual pieces which make perfect gifts that we’re almost certain they won’t already have. As the official artist for the acclaimed Tour de Yorkshire 3 years running, Lucy Pittaway’s cycling collection is growing ever more popular. Little Cycling Gifts We’re delighted to offer amazing gifts to suit... Read More