Bernadette's Profile

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Hello and thanks for dropping by. My name is Bernadette Sipkes and I started this Etsy store (way back in 2005!) so that I could share my passion for hand crafted, colorful and affordable, original art and stationery. I am inspired by nature and, Scandinavian & Japanese aesthetics.

I have been drawing for as long as I can remember. My art and illustrations have been printed on fabric by Longina Phillips and, have appeared in publications such as, Dolly; Cleo; Cosmopolitan; InStyle; Domino Magazine; Your Home and Garden; Design*sponge; Home Beautiful and; Sunset Magazine...

All my work start off as hand drawn line art and my tool of choice is the humble black, pigment ink, graphic pen.

I live and work under one roof (of a little wooden cottage in the city) in Auckland, New Zealand with my 9 year old…

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  • Female
  • Joined June 25, 2005

Favorite materials

print, paper, stickers, ink, pigment ink

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sugarloop
colorful illustrated paper goods

About

Hello and thanks for dropping by. My name is Bernadette Sipkes and I started this Etsy store (way back in 2005!) so that I could share my passion for hand crafted, colorful and affordable, original art and stationery. I am inspired by nature and, Scandinavian & Japanese aesthetics.

I have been drawing for as long as I can remember. My art and illustrations have been printed on fabric by Longina Phillips and, have appeared in publications such as, Dolly; Cleo; Cosmopolitan; InStyle; Domino Magazine; Your Home and Garden; Design*sponge; Home Beautiful and; Sunset Magazine...

All my work start off as hand drawn line art and my tool of choice is the humble black, pigment ink, graphic pen.

I live and work under one roof (of a little wooden cottage in the city) in Auckland, New Zealand with my 9 year old daughter; hubby and; a little feline called, Sheba.

Please do say hi on instagram: @sugarloopstudio

Check out my work online:
design*sponge
http://www.designsponge.com/2007/06/sugarloop-3.html
http://www.designsponge.com/2007/01/sugarloop.html
http://www.designsponge.com/2007/01/sugarloop-2.html
bloesem
http://bloesem.blogs.com/bloesem/2007/01/sweet_sugarloop.html
bloesem kids
http://bkids.typepad.com/.a/6a00e54fbad09988340120a6136d6e970c-pi
decor8
http://decor8blog.com/2007/02/27/sugar-loop/
NZ Home & Garden
http://sugarloop.blogspot.co.nz/2011/07/hello-august.html
print & pattern
http://printpattern.blogspot.co.nz/2007/11/print-trend-owls.html
Real Living Magazine (Australia)
http://sugarloop.blogspot.co.nz/2007/10/yellow-owl-hunting.html

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