Meet the Print : Coquina — 25 Sweetpeas


Whats up there and welcome again to 25 Sweetpeas! Right this moment I assumed it could be enjoyable to try one of many patterns in my store, particularly we’re going to take a look at the Coquina Print AKA the Butterfly Sea Shell Print.

The Inspiration: 

As you all know I’m a HUGE seaside lover, I really like seaside combing and testing the entire shells on the seaside. One that you just typically see on my coast is the Coquina Shell! Its a small shell that is available in varied colours and they’re tremendous small! They’re fairly enjoyable to observe on the seaside, if they’re nonetheless alive and you might be the place the ocean hits the sand you possibly can typically spot them burrowing down within the sand till the water comes again. As soon as the water is again you possibly can see them come up and swim round, after which because the water goes again out, they burrow as soon as once more. Its at all times neat once you discover a cluster of them! Someday this summer season I’ll attempt to seize it on digital camera and share it on Instagram, or Youtube! I feel you’ll take pleasure in it.????  So the primary inspiration for this sample was sparked by Coquinas. Now, there’s extra to it although, so if you happen to see a coquina shell open, it really resembles Butterfly wings. Which is why lots of people seek advice from them as Butterfly Seashells. Which leads me to the opposite inspiration of this sample. So for these of you who do not know, in December a brand new lil pet entered out life, and he or she is a Papillon. Which really means butterfly in French! The breed is known as after their Ear Form as a result of when their ears are up the appear to be butterfly wings! So the truth that this stuff crossed over simply made this sample a lot extra particular, and one of many massive causes it was right here for the launch of 25 Sweetpeas.


The Making Of:

This sample was illustrated by me, as all of our patterns are, and it was really primarily based off of a easy spot illustration I did some time again once I was training illustrating sea shells of all kinds. Coquinas are kinda enjoyable and releasing within the sense that every one of them look a lil completely different, they’ve completely different coloration variations, and patterns. There’s plenty of freedom when illustrating them but nonetheless permitting you to make them look recognizable if that is sensible.

Coming To Life:

I’ve solely had this sample placed on material, however I find it irresistible. Its a reasonably impartial coloured sample regardless of the very fact it has colours corresponding to turquoise that we do not usually affiliate with the phrase impartial. It goes with plenty of summer season/spring issues, and dare I even say fall! We’ve it on tie on bandana pet scarves, and scrunchies to you and your furry pal can match. Along with that we even have it on a pet waste bag holder, which I really like as a result of once more its such a very good impartial sample that has a seaside vibe that goes with every part in my view! 


I’m so excited to have this sample accessible on merchandise for y’all to take pleasure in! Its such a enjoyable and particular sample to me and I can not wait until y’all are having fun with it as a lot as I do! You’ll be able to store it now within the store!

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Are there any shells particularly that you’d take pleasure in seeing in an upcoming launch? If that’s the case let me know within the feedback beneath! I’m at all times making a listing so I might love so as to add you concepts too!

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