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Oh, she┬┤s a darling! :-)

Vintage Squirrel Katie

what an expressive, singing mouse - a real delight and I can almost hear her! You are one very talented lady.


I'm not at all surprised Evangeline is so popular, she's charming! xx

Liz W in Missouri, USA

Evangeline has so many talents - she sings - she dances - I can't wait to see what she does next! Happy Mousie. She brings joy.


I love Evangeline, she's adorable!
nattie x

Janice Perkin

she is just so gorgeous - you are one very talented lady!


Joyously precious! What a delightful spirit you've given Evangeline...she's one of a kind, truly, and she puts a smile on my face.

Planet Penny

Full of your usual joie de vivre! Lovely! Penny and Higgins xxx

Magic Cochin

Evangeline inhabits a whole world of her own - I love that!

Will she appear in a book one day....?



My favourite!

becky peabody

When I just showed my husband your blog post - he commented "You can't buy that one aswell!" Would love to in my dream world! She's lovely - hope she goes to a lovely home.


love, love ,love absolutely adorable :)


wonderful movement this little paper lady has! can't wait to see your flowers. we know what you mean!

Pati from London

What a wonderful ballerina! Love it! x Pati


Just utterly briliant! I love your works of art, they are so imaginative and fun. Something to brighten everyone's day :) x


She's adorable! :-)


Oooh I like this Evangeline even more, with her outstretched arms, having a sing song!
Hen x

Alice and Raymond!!!

Oh Vanessa, you are so clever! I love the way she moves! I love that last shot with her cloth, how it is in motion, you are so talented!
Looking forward to tea with evangeline and I'm not surprised she is so popular!

Jo Harratt

beautiful!! think i might need an Evangeline xx

Dawn Nelson

She's fab!

Dawn x


She makes me want to sing too....I can imagine her belting out some Shirley Bassey while she dusts her nooks and crannies...


Popped by for a bit of sunshine! She is a happy little personality.


Evangeline has such character, life and movement - she's just gorgeous! I love all the little coloured details you create too. Really sweet. Have a great weekend. Helen x


You are very inventive and your Evangeline is simply stunning! Love the idea, the name, the shape, her occupation and her hobby. Can't wait to see the other characters :)


The most wonderful piece of art, Vanessa!

Love, creative day!



The backward pointy foot is particularly delicious....


very nice this little mouse !

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Hello and welcome!

  • Hello, my name is Vanessa Cabban, and I'm so pleased you've dropped by! I'm an artist and illustrator, working from home. I have two Miniature wire-haired Dachshunds, Ellie and Douglas. I love being part of the blogosphere, reading your comments, and feeling like I'm part of a community. I hope you enjoy reading about my small world.

Books I have illustrated!

  • The Best Gift of All

  • Book and dvd,(narrated by Kevin Whateley), of Bringing Down the Moon

  • There's a House Inside My Mummy

  • The Magic Donkey Ride

  • Down in the Woods at Sleepytime

  • Dear Tooth Fairy

  • Dear Mermaid

  • No Place Like Home

  • Diamond in the Snow

  • Bringing Down the Moon