The Way to Blue

“Blue and white home and giftware created using the Cyanotype process.”

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  • Botanical Cyanotype embroidery kits, gift for crafter

    Botanical Cyanotype embroid...

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    £25.00 7 in stock

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  • Butterfly Meadow Cyanotype candle holder white & blue

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  • Fine bone china blue butterfly meadow mug

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    £12.95 34 in stock

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  • Swallows Return Cyanotype Translucent Blue Tea light holder

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  • Fine bone china blue butterflies silhouetted over meadow mug

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    £12.95 24 in stock

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  • Blue butterfly meadow Cyanotype tea light holder

    Blue butterfly meadow Cyano...

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    £16.50 4 in stock

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  • Fine china blue and white branch mug

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    £12.95 24 in stock

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  • Fine bone china flock of birds & branches blue and white mug

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  • '"Dance, dream & be free”, whispered the butterfly.' Big Blue Butterfly Card

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    £2.99 19 in stock

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  • A flock of birds & delicate branches cyanotype candle holder white & blue

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  • 'Swallows Return', Blue Cyanotype Card

    'Swallows Return', Blue Cya...

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    £2.99 8 in stock

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  • Delicate Swallow Cyanotype Tea light Holder

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  • 'Folkloric fairytale' design, Blue Cyanotype Art Card

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    £2.99 20 in stock

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  • Seed head and butterflies Cyanotype tea light holder, blue and white

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    £16.50 4 in stock

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  • Pack of 4 card designs from Cyanotype images

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    £10.00 8 in stock

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  • Happy Birthday Card, Cow Parsley Seed heads and butterflies, Cyanotype Art Card

    Happy Birthday Card, Cow Pa...

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    £2.99 17 in stock

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  •   Magical Fern Forest Blue Cyanotype Card

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  • Bird in branches with tree lights Cyanotype art card

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  • Meadow Cyanotype candle tealight holder white & blue

    Meadow Cyanotype candle tea...

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    £16.50 2 in stock

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  • Brown Kraft Gift Box for 'The Way to Blue' Cyanotype Candle Holders and Mugs

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    £3.50 10 in stock

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  • Offer - 2 China Mugs for 23 pounds

    Offer - 2 China Mugs for 23...

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    £23.00 36 in stock

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  • Cow Parsley Cyanotype Embroidery Hoop

    Cow Parsley Cyanotype Embro...

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    £22.50 1 in stock

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  • Penblwydd Hapus Card, Welsh Birthday card, Seed head card

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    £2.99 9 in stock

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  • Brown Kraft Gift Box for 'The Way to Blue' Cyanotype Vases

    Brown Kraft Gift Box for 'T...

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    £3.50 9 in stock

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  • Blackbird tea light holder, Blue and White, Cyanotype Art

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    £16.50 4 in stock

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  • Cow Parsley Cyanotype Card No. 7

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  • Penmon Lighthouse, Anglesey, Cyanotype Art Card, Blue and White

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    £1.75 10 in stock

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  • Wren and Cow Parsley Blue and White Cyanotype Art Tealight Holder

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    £16.50 4 in stock

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  • Set of 4 Fine China Mugs Offer, Blue and White

    Set of 4 Fine China Mugs Of...

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    £46.00 20 in stock

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  • Christmas card with bird in branches and sparkling lights

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    £1.80 10 in stock

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  • Spring hedgerow Cyanotype tealight holder

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    £16.50 3 in stock

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  • Fern Cyanotype Embroidery hoop with French Knots

    Fern Cyanotype Embroidery h...

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    £27.00 1 in stock

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  • Fern Cyanotype Embroidery hoop with Light green French Knots

    Fern Cyanotype Embroidery h...

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    £27.00 1 in stock

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  • Cow Parsley Cyanotype 2 Embroidery Hoop

    Cow Parsley Cyanotype 2 Emb...

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    £22.50 1 in stock

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  • Fine bone china blue & white Cow Parsley & butterflies mug

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About The Way to Blue

The Way to Blue

Enchanting Cyanotypes

My work is influenced by my love of the British countryside from my Shropshire roots growing up in a house nestled in the forest, time spent living close to nature in a caravan by a fisherman's cottage, a year absorbing the wild beauty of Anglesey’s coastline to now - the wonderful Conwy valley in North Wales where I work happily in my garden studio – never too far away from my beautiful twins that were born in May 2018.

I studied Visual Culture at Brighton University and have since explored many different art forms. As an artist I have always been drawn to the colour blue and its associations with nature and the infinite. I have also strived to capture light in my work so upon discovering the Cyanotype technique I was hooked by its many possibilities.

I use the old photographic process of Cyanotype invented by Sir John Herschel in 1841 to capture our delight and wonder in the intricacies of nature creating a unique range of blue and white homeware and gifts. A light sensitive solution is applied to various papers, hedgerow finds or/and negatives layered on then exposed to sunlight, the solution is then rinsed off and the paper dried, fixing the image in glorious blue tones.

'The Way to Blue' has developed over the past 7 years. Through much experimentation I have developed a popular range of unique original Cyanotypes including tealight holders, vases, lanterns, various sized framed Cyanotypes, cards and recently a range of blue and white fine china mugs. I now exhibit my work in numerous shops and galleries in North Wales and beyond. I take part in many contemporary craft fairs. As my work is all blue and white it creates an eye catching, fresh and interesting display. My best selling tea light holders have appeared in 'Grand Designs' and 'Landscape' magazines.

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