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The Crazy Bag Lady @BulanLifestyle.com

Welcome to my Art Blog and follow my adventure. Bohemian artist who loves to travel and draw.

Treasures of a Straits Chinese: Enchanted forest 

Enchanted forest

#15 Enchanted forest. The pheasant and flower scene was popular amongst the Nyonyas who embroidered tiny glass beads onto textiles. This shift away from traditional Chinese art happened under the British colonial rule as the straits Chinese started to adopt Western thinking


I will be having my first solo exhibition, Treasures of a Straits Chinese G hotel in Penang from the 1 February –  30 April 2018


Come support me and own your first piece of BulanLifestyle art


T14 Start booking your flights and your hotel. It’s also Thaipusam the day before, the most sensational festival in the world happening in Penang

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Treasures of a Straits Chinese: Live life to the fullest. 

Live life to the fullest. The chrysanthemum

#14 Live your life to the fullest. The chrysanthemum is the Chinese symbol of Autumn and longevity. 

I will be having my first solo exhibition, Treasures of a Straits Chinese G hotel in Penang from the 1 February –  30 April 2018

Come support me and own your first piece of BulanLifestyle art

T15 Start booking your flights and your hotel. It’s also Thaipusam the day before, the most sensational festival in the world happening in Penang

Treasures of a Straits Chinese: Garden of Eden 

Garden of Eden. Cockatoo and flowers

#13 Garden of Eden. The cockatoo is a messenger of change and an omen that miracles are about to take place. The parrot was a popular motif in Peranakan and English embroidery

I will be having my first solo exhibition, Treasures of a Straits Chinese G hotel in Penang from the 1 February –  30 April 2018

Come support me and own your first piece of BulanLifestyle art

T16 Start booking your flights and your hotel. It’s also Thaipusam the day before, the most sensational festival in the world happening in Penang

Treasures of a Straits Chinese: Be still and listen to your soul (2/2)

Dragonfly

#10 Be still and listen to your soul. (2/2) The dragonfly brings change, luck and happiness

I will be having my first solo exhibition, Treasures of a Straits Chinese G hotel in Penang from the 1 February –  30 April 2018

Come support me and own your first piece of BulanLifestyle art

T19 Start booking your flights and your hotel. It’s also Thaipusam the day before, the most sensational festival in the world happening in Penan

Treasures of a Straits Chinese: I will always love you. 

Peony. I will always love you

#11 I will always love you. The peony,  king of flowers is the ultimate symbol of love. It also symbolises purity, nobility, honour and a Happy marriage (Sold) 🌹

I will be having my first solo exhibition, Treasures of a Straits Chinese G hotel in Penang from the 1 February –  30 April 2018

Come support me and own your first piece of BulanLifestyle art

T18 Start booking your flights and your hotel. It’s also Thaipusam the day before, the most sensational festival in the world happening in Penang

Treasures of a Straits Chinese: be still and listen to your soul 

Dragonfly. Be still and listen to your soul 

#10 Be still and listen to your soul. The dragonfly brings change, luck and happiness

I will be having my first solo exhibition, Treasures of a Straits Chinese G hotel in Penang from the 1 February –  30 April 2018

Come support me and own your first piece of BulanLifestyle art

T19 Start booking your flights and your hotel. It’s also Thaipusam the day before, the most sensational festival in the world happening in Penang

Treasures of a Straits Chinese: You make my heart smile. 

Flamingo love. You make my heart smile 

You make my heart smile. Flamingos are beautiful and loyal to their mate. In Egyptian mythology the Flamingo represents the God Ra or Sun. I couldn’t leave this bird out of my exhibition! Felicity the Flamingo is a recurring character that follows me everywhere I go

I will be having my first solo exhibition, Treasures of a Straits Chinese @ghotelpenang in Penang from the 1 February –  30 April 2018
Come support me and own your first piece of BulanLifestyle art
T20 Start booking your flights and your hotel. It’s also Thaipusam the day before, the most sensational festival in the world happening in Penang

Treasures of a Straits Chinese: Ong lai. I wish you good fortune. 

Ong la (Pineapple). I wish you good fortune

#8 Ong lai. I wish you good fortune. The pineapple is a symbol of hospitality and good luck. 

I will be having my first solo exhibition, Treasures of a Straits Chinese @ghotelpenang in Penang from the 1 February –  30 April 2018

T21 Start booking your flights and your hotel. It’s also Thaipusam the day before, the most sensational festival in the world happening in Penang. 

Morning has broken. The rooster.

Morning has broken. The honest rooster symbolises luck and prosperity. 
Acrylic and oil on canvas. (sold) 

I will be having my first solo exhibition, Treasures of a Straits Chinese @ghotelpenang in Penang from the 1 February –  30 April 2018

T22 Start booking your flights and your hotel. It’s also Thaipusam the day before, the most sensational festival in the world happening in Penang

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