Welcome to The Littler Places.

The place for joyful art.


As featured in Cheshire Life magazine, Cheshire Living Magazine, the Leader Live and the Chester Standard.


Selected by ex-Dragons' Den entrepreneur, Theo Paphitis, as an SBS winner.

Colourful and uplifting original art and prints for every wall. Homes and offices are instantly brightened with vibrant paintings. An award-winning artist specialising in unique art for tourism and gift shops.


I have a wonderful mix of clients from the UK, the USA and Australia. These include paintings done for business clients and commercial art, art exhibitions to pictures for the home.



Now accepting limited commissions.

The Littler Places was chosen by entrepreneur Theo Paphitis

as a Small Business Sunday winner in 2021

Hi there!, I'm Julie. I was born in the beautiful city of Chester in Cheshire, a place full of stunning history and surrounded by lush green countryside. I have been fortunate to travel to many varied parts of the world and my art is heavily influenced by the bright and vivid colours of the Caribbean. I returned to Chester and now live there with my husband and elderly cat, Maisy. Every picture is hand-painted and has a rainbow as a symbol of hope and love in the world 🌈


Always optimistic and looking for the joy in life, I hope that my art will bring a smile to you too.


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Original paintings, prints and greetings cards

Original Paintings

A superb selection of original artwork, created on premium card with vibrant gouache paint. Available framed or unframed to suit your home.


I also offer most artwork as affordable prints. These will be printed to order in a size suitable for your requirements. 

Greetings Cards

Many of my designs are available as greetings cards with blank insides ready for every occasion. Cards can be ordered individually or in bundles.

Commercial enquiries welcome. Each retailer is given exclusivity to their area (t&c apply)

Chester Town Hall (Original A3)

Chester Rows (Original A3)

Clockwise from top left:


Mold High Street, The Owl Family,

The Bowling Green Chorlton, Harriet Hare,

Llandudno Pier, Eastgate Clock,

Beach huts, Fred the Fox loves Autumn


Brighton Pier (original A3)

Fred the Fox loves Autumn

(original A4)

Please note that all rights to the artwork remains as the property of Julie at The Littler Places. Artwork, original or printed must not be reproduced.

Original Paintings for Sale

Chester Eastgate Clock (landscape)

A3 original painting unmounte unframed



Tower Bridge London

10 x 10" Gouache on paper original painting

Unmounted and unframed



Chester Town Hall

A3 Gouache on paper. Original painting,

unmounted and unframed



Chester Suspension Bridge

A3 Gouache on paper. Original painting

unmounted and unframed


Llandudno Pier

8 x 10" Gouache on paper, original painting




Chester Rows

A3 Gouache on paper. Original painting. Unframed and unmounted

View from The Cross on the corner of Eastgate Street and Bridge Street


England Calling

8 x 10" Gouache on paper. Original painting

Created for an exhibition in Australia where the debut print was sold. Original now for sale.


Eastgate Clock

A4 Gouache on paper. Original painting

Looking at Chester's Eastgate Clock


Beach huts

8 x 10" gouache on paper. Original painting

Mounted and unframed


Deansgate Lock

A5 gouache on paper. Original painting.

Mounted, unframed


Bendy Tree House

8 x 10" gouache on paper. Orginal painting

exciting summer days in a treehouse


Brighton Pier 2

A3 gouache on paper. Original painting on paper








Prints for Sale




Tower Bridge Signed Print


8" x 8" Set in a 10" x 10" card mount

£26 inc p&p to UK mainland

Chester River Dee Suspension Bridge Signed Print

Backed and set in a 14 x 11" card mount


£26 inc FREE p&p to UK mainland address




Brighton Pier Signed Print

A5 backed and set in a white 10 x 8' mount



£18 inc FREE p&p to UK mainland address

(offer ends June 31 2022)


Chester Town Hall

Signed Print

Backed and set in a 14 x 11" card mount


£26 inc FREE p&p to UK mainland address

3 in 1 Framed prints of Chester

Signed mount


£32 to UK mainland address





New prints arriving soon!




Olivia & Smith gift shop


The lovely folk at Olivia & Smith in Faulkner Street, Hoole, Chester are stockists of some of my original paintings, mounted prints and greetings cards

Chester Visitor Information Centre


Town Hall, Northgate Street, Chester


The wonderful people at the Visitor Information Centre in Chester now stock my prints and cards.

Ideal for popping in the suitcase as a colourful souvenir of your time in Chester



The Woodworks Garden Centre and Cafe

Wrexham Road, Mold CH7 4HE


There's a hidden gem just outside of Mold town centre and this is it!

They are now stocking a range of my prints in their delightful gift shop.

Do pop into their cafe too. They do the best afternoon tea but be sure to book in advance to save disappointment!

Latest news!

June 2022 The Littler Places was awarded as an FBN Star by the female Business Network.

A real honour from such a great organisation.

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May 2022 The Littler Places has a double page feature in Living Magazine!

Thank you to Mike Crutchley for the super interview.

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May 2022 I am delighted to have a full page feature in Cheshire Life magazine!

Thank you to Joanne Goodwin, the editor, for making this happen.


On Monday 20th December 2021, I was overwhelmed to find that I became an #SBS Winner as chosen by the outstanding entrepreneur, Theo Paphitis! As a winner, I am now a lifelong member of Theo's Small Business Club where I am part of an exclusive network of businesses in the UK.  

Christmas Gift Guide Inclusion!

I am absolutely thrilled to bits to be included in super interiors stylist, Nicole Gray's personal blog feature The 20 Independent Interiors Brands to Shop This Christmas.

Nicole is an Interiors stylist, Art Director and Interiors editor for You Magazine (Mail on Sunday supplement)

In January 2022, The Littler Places was awarded 'Queen of Bright Art' by Andy Quinn and the Aqua Design Group




Greetings Cards

Greetings cards Pack of 4 for just £9.99 plus £1 p&P

(UK mainland only) Please ask for p&p costs for abroad


Bundle designs and availability coming soon!




Sustainability and responsibility


Being as responsible as possible, I am doing my best to look after our amazing planet.


All of my cards and prints are printed in the UK to lower my carbon footprint and support the UK economy. All cards supplied to retail outlets are in compostable packaging which is also manufactured in the UK. Cards purchased from me direct to the public have the option of outer packaging or not.


Whenever possible, I reuse packaging when sending prints and originals by post or courier. I recycle as much as I can.

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