Made by Hettie was created as a way of marking and remembering a special place, name or date, and makes a personal gift for a special occasion, or a treat for your home.

After a year of travelling across Australia and New Zealand, I found an adoptive home in Perth and quickly fell in love with the beautiful beaches and lifestyle. Seeking a way to mark and remember all of my favourite places, I began developing ideas and playing with text and imagery. I create designs which are slightly ambiguous and often take a moment to read and decipher, with the pattern of the text as much a part of the design as the wording.

Each piece is hand drawn and then developed to work as a ‘paper cut’.  The backgrounds are unique and made up of hand torn, textured paper, layered to represent the every changing coastal landscape, from the beautiful beaches and crystal clear water, to the sand dunes and sunsets. The ‘cut out’ text is then layered over the top,  with every part of a Made by Hettie piece handmade by me.

I welcome commissions and am always working on new designs and ways of creating personalised wall art. Any combination of 8 to 12 letters, numbers or symbols can be transformed into your very own Made by Hettie design. Get in touch and I’d love to create something especially for you!

Love Hettie x