Personalised Gifts

Life is full of special occasions and celebrations, wonderful moments, emotional encounters and memorable events. The perfect way to create and keep a memory can be through the power of words. Do you ever reflect back when reading old school reports and laugh or cringe at the memories those words reignite? Your words or the words of others can now have the same relevance of an old photo, letters from a loved one or your old school report!

If you love someone, if you remember a relative or friend who has passed away, have a strong belief you want to portray, have a reason to celebrate or are inspired by some happy, uplifting words, these can all be recreated to make a truly personalised and meaningful present. A decorated initial, a quote or saying, a biblical verse or passage, a poem, song lyrics or family tree. 

I am here to help you with ideas to create thoughtful and truly beautiful hand crafted gifts.

Commissioned Quote

Commissioned Quote

Commission a quote to make a great gift for family or friends. Artwork can be added for personalisation to ensure it will be a well received present.

Baby Congratulations Gift

Baby Congratulations Gift

Looking for a gift to celebrate the birth of a baby, then this is the perfect solution. A beautiful piece of artwork with the baby's name and date of birth, or perhaps a christening message, makes a unique and thoughtful present.

Illustrated poem

Illustrated poem

For a completely personalised piece of work, Elaine will be happy to work with you to ensure you receive a beautiful piece of artwork. no commission is too big or small. here the theme is shades of purple and the piece has been completed using pencil, paint, pen and ink and gold leaf.

Imagine, song lyrics

Imagine, song lyrics

Elaine can write out the lyrics from a favourite song, to be treasured forever. Written and decorated in colours of your choice, a piece of artwork such as this would make a beautiful gift for that special person.

21st Birthday Initial

21st Birthday Initial

A unique 21st birthday gift with the birthday girl's initial, complete with some personalised illustrations in vibrant colours and laced with gold leaf. This was an A2 size piece of work to fully include some intricate details. Such a commission makes the perfect gift for any celebration or milestone in life.

50th Birthday Initial

50th Birthday Initial

For that special birthday, why not commission a completely personalised piece of artwork. Based on the initials from Illuminated manuscripts, this up to date version tells a story. Let me create a piece for you as a memorable gift to mark that very special celebration.

Initial N with poem

Initial N with poem

This unique commissioned piece of work made a beautiful gift for the recipient. Hand painted fuchsias and an intricate design give a truly special appearance to this initial N, a keepsake to be treasured.

Two Initials

Two Initials

An intricate design in shades of blue, completed with gold leaf for stunning effect. The perfect gift for an engagement, wedding or anniversary. Each piece is unique ensuring a completely original gift.

Personalised Gift Initial

Personalised Gift Initial

An A2 size manuscript style, illuminated initial makes a wonderful present for a special birthday or other celebration. Designed and illustrated to your specifications to produce a completely unique piece of artwork.

Gift Initial

Gift Initial

I have a standard design of A4 size initials in a variety of colours with added gold or silver for sale. These are hand painted and make beautiful yet affordable gifts.

Personalised Gift Initial

Personalised Gift Initial

This A2 size commissioned piece has been personalised with the fox illustration and lilies. The design is unique and hand crafted, embellished with metallic foils. To commission a bespoke initial please contact me with your requirements.

Baby Birth Gift

Baby Birth Gift

A delicate pink initial makes a perfect new baby gift. An A3 size, bespoke composition with added copperplate calligraphy to personalise it further. This would make a unique gift to mark that significant occasion.

Presentation Initial

Presentation Initial

An A2 size illuminated manuscript style initial with added hand written text. Completely personalised design, perfect for corporate presentation gifts, retirement, long service and birthdays. A fabulous way of letting someone know they are appreciated.

Commissioned Family Tree

Commissioned Family Tree

Genealogy is a very popular past-time nowadays and so interesting to trace one's ancestors. After all that hard work, why not have your family tree written professionally in calligraphy. Discounts can be given on multiple family trees, which make perfect gifts for relatives.

Bookmark Table Gift

Bookmark Table Gift

A personalised table gift which also acts as a place setting, perfect for weddings and all other functions. Bookmarks can contain other messages or words as required and in colours to match your colour scheme.

Bookmark Corporate Gift

Bookmark Corporate Gift

White copperplate style calligraphy written on black card provides an elegant appearance to any table setting. Ideal for corporate functions as a gift to impress your clients. Colours, wording and decoration can be produced to your specifications.

Commissioned Gift

Commissioned Gift

Some personalised words, a poem and part of a wedding speech combined to produce a unique and thoughtful gift as a reminder of a special event. If you would like to order a calligraphy commission, I'd be happy to help.

Personalised Table Gifts

Personalised Table Gifts

These bookmarks double up as small table gifts for guests as well as place card. Add that personal touch to all events. Let me design something unique for you.

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