The Bulb and The Bee is the coming together of sisters Lucy and Deborah Panes. Lucy works as a freelance illustrator whilst Deborah is an artist and photographer. Something of an accidental venture, The Bulb and The Bee was birthed when the sisters were invited to sell a couple of their prints at a local fair... the response was rather encouraging so we thought we might continue!
Despite two different creative hands at work, we are clearly cut from the same cloth. We both take delight in the details and draw our inspiration from the same shoebox of sources, among them folklore, old photographs and the beauty that surrounds us (it helps to hail from Dorset!).
As it stands, our wares range from tea towels and bags, greetings cards and seasonal fruit and veg calendars, to limited edition prints and original art works. We already have big plans for The Bulb and The Bee though and look forward to expanding our range in 2014 so watch this space!
Commission is still at the heart of what we do and we love the opportunity to work with our clients in creating something unique and lovely. So if you see something that takes your fancy but would like it personalised, or simply like our style and have some ideas, do drop us a line.