CHRISTMAS SALE

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Son of a nutcracker, it's that time of year, again!
I'm kicking off the festive season with 20% off everything over $50* in my store with code XMAS18.
Code is valid worldwide from now until midnight AEST November 20th.

Please also note that cut-off dates for Christmas delivery are as follows:
Australia, Dec 14
International - Nov 20

Postage within Australia is FREE.

To shop 'til your snowballs drop, visit my store here: 
www.birdyandme.com.au/shop

*Excludes gift vouchers and cards.

a NUTCRACKIN' CHRISTMAS

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It creeps up on us earlier and earlier every year, but even more so for those of us that need to prepare for the retail season. That’s right - Christmas is less than 8 weeks away!

My Christmas cards have become something of a tradition for me, and this year I wanted to combine one of my very favourite stories / ballets into the design. It’s been on my mind for so many years now but I hadn’t had the chance to fully dive in. So, in the same vein as my fairytale series, I present to you my take on ‘The Nutcracker.’
We see Clara, having magically shrunken down to the size of her gifted Nutcracker doll (the disguised Prince of The Land of Sweets), dancing and battling the night away in order to break the curse placed upon him by the evil (but still cute) Mouse King.

As a child I particularly loved one of its many animated variations, 1990s ‘The Nutcracker Prince’ but have since, of course, grown to appreciate its more original format in Tchaikovsky’s ballet.

It’s also a subjected that has enamoured both the fashion and beauty industries, with many a spectacular Christmas editorial for the likes of Vogue, W, M.A.C Cosmetics, and more…
You can find some of my favourites below. (Tim Walker certainly loves a ‘Nutcracker’ theme!)

For now though, I do hope you enjoy my version! I decided on a fresh green palette this year.
As usual, cards are available in very limited quantities, and once sold out will not be re-stocked.
Also, for the first time ever, I have made a VERY small print run of 10 limited edition prints for the Christmas décor enthusiasts that like to have something special to bring out once a year!
You can find both in my store now: www.birdyandme.com.au/shop

Karen Elson photographed by Tim Walker, Vogue UK, 2008

Karen Elson photographed by Tim Walker, Vogue UK, 2008

M.A.C Cosmetics ‘Nutcracker Sweet’ campaign, photographed by Tim Walker, 2016

M.A.C Cosmetics ‘Nutcracker Sweet’ campaign, photographed by Tim Walker, 2016

Marion Cotillard photographed by Tim Walker, W Magazine, 2012

Marion Cotillard photographed by Tim Walker, W Magazine, 2012

Natalia Vodianova photographed by Paolo Roversi, Vogue Russia, 2014

Natalia Vodianova photographed by Paolo Roversi, Vogue Russia, 2014

Karen Elson photographed by Tim Walker, Vogue UK, 2008

Karen Elson photographed by Tim Walker, Vogue UK, 2008

Vogue Korea

Vogue Korea

Shani Zigron photographed by Gustavo Papaleo, Vogue India, 2012

Shani Zigron photographed by Gustavo Papaleo, Vogue India, 2012

Paolo Sebastian 2018/2019 collection, Inspired by ‘The Nutcracker.’ via Vogue Australia

Paolo Sebastian 2018/2019 collection, Inspired by ‘The Nutcracker.’ via Vogue Australia

PINK CHRISTMAS CARDS

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A Christmas twist on my 'Cinderella' illustration sees a new card set available in my shop for the holidays!
Available in very limited quantities at: www.birdyandme.com.au/shop

Order cut-off dates for Christmas delivery are as follows:
AUS - Dec 14 (Regular Parcel Post with Signature. Express Post option is also available.)
WORLD - Nov 20 (Standard International Delivery option can no longer be guaranteed. However, express options are available by emailing direct. )
 

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING

With postal services running slower at this time of year as they struggle to keep up with demand, it's always best to get in quick if you need to send some festive love via snail mail, and don't forget - every print order comes with a free Christmas card! Gift sorted.

Delivery cut-off dates are as follows:
Australia, Dec 14
International - Nov 20

To shop 'til you drop, visit my store here: www.birdyandme.bigcartel.com

I'M DREAMIN' OF A FLORAL CHRISTMAS

As someone who personally wishes it could be Christmas all year long, even I am well aware that it seems pretty soon to be flogging Christmas cards before October is even through.

However there are only 8 WEEKS until Christmas!
Which means NOW is the time to start getting organised - especially for those of us who love to send our festive cheer via good old snail mail - as postal services will only slow down from here on in (in fact, my Christmas delivery cut-off times are now listed in my store.)

I had a play with my illustration of 'The Florist' to come up with this little lady because this year "I'm Dreamin' of a Floral Christmas" just like the ones Bing Crosby used to know. But, you know, with more flowers...

These cards are SUPER limited, only 100 produced in total, and will come FREE with every print order in my store while stock lasts.
There are also a very few sets of 3 available to purchase on their own.

Visit my store here: www.birdyandme.bigcartel.com