Jane Austen’s House Museum has produced a new line of gifts inspired by photographs from the Head Gardener, Celia Simpson. The gifts, titled the Garden Range, feature botanical illustrations from classic English flowers such as Sweet Peas, Nasturtiums and Foxglove, and include a Christmas card, individual greeting cards, stationary, bookmarks, key rings and note pads. Also, wrapping paper designs are available: a botanical design, a Christmas botanical, Chawton Cottage, and an illustration of Mr. Darcy (inspired by Colin Firth surrounded by hearts). All purchases benefit Chawton Cottage.
If you can’t make it to Chawton Cottage, the range is available in the U.S. exclusively from One Garden at a Time, owned by JASNA Western Pennsylvania Region’s former President, Carol Chernega, who was also the first International Visitor for JASNA, during which she worked with Celia in Chawton’s garden.