I don't know why pattern turns me on so much.
I just love to scan and play with it, then collage it and add words.
Can't you just imagine the painstaking work of this artisan so long ago, sitting over a workbench, painting this glorious orange and gold teacup? I bet that room was dark and damp, it was Victorian England after all.
making beauty for every day use, I guess that's part of the inspiration of this.
Another teacup inspired page: