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Christmas at Les Papillons

Merry Christmas! Pets are the heart of many homes and in preparation for this Christmas I've been painting pet portraits, on brooches and necklaces, to be opened tomorrow morning. The first wearable portrait I painted was Ginger. He is our splendid cat. He doesn't bite. He doesn't scratch. He adores snuggles and he helps keep the rodent population in check. A decade ago Adam had a poem writing task set for homework, so we decided to make our new kitten the subject to wax lyrical about. "Being a cat is a marvelous thing and my years as a kitten are worth remembering I would pounce from the sofa to a more comfortable chair  and be praised for being marvelous and...

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