THANK YOU to everyone who entered our “Summer Refresh with Minted” Giveaway last week. I’ll be emailing everyone with the results shortly! Reproduction retailers like Minted are a FABULOUS way to support working artists & beautify your home. But I ALSO advocate buying originals when you can! Having a one-of-a-kind piece that is meaningful to […]
This post is sponsored by Minted. All opinions are my own. Man, oh man, you’re not going to want to miss this post! Not if unless you want to pass up the chance for your choice from Minted’s new June limited art prints! Who doesn’t love a summer refresh for their home? (Up to
“Blossom by blossom the spring begins.” — Algernon Charles Swinburne “Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s Party!’” — Robin Williams I’m not quite sure how I became acquainted with Catherine Elliott’s art. It may have been through Facebook connections, as she and I both hail from the same town in Connecticut.
If you looked at my Instagram feed, you would find I follow almost as many artists as I do designers. Much as with decorating, where I bemoan the fact that I only have so many rooms in my home to design, with art I cry because I only have so much wall space to
So, I know I said that I wouldn’t be blogging today, but the idea struck me as I was working on a client project this week, and I wanted to share with all of you! Quick Tip to Make Your Art Pop Last week, I was at my framer’s for a
One of my absolute favorite inspiration launchpads for decorating a room is a beautiful work of art. And as a Granite State resident, color lover, devotee of old buildings, and art-collector-wannabe, I have long been an aficionado of New Hampshire and Massachusetts artist, Peter Batchelder. All images used with permission of the artist.
I’m very excited to bring you today’s post! Not only is it about one of my favorite topics — art — but through it I have the pleasure of acquainting you with a completely unique artist on the verge of becoming a national presence! Let me introduce you to the work of…
Today I’m sharing with you an insider trick for pulling together the perfect gallery wall layout. I’m working with a distance client in California using a combination of e-design and full service distance design. For the most part, it’s been very smooth sailing. We’ve done a number of rooms in her house and are just
Back in January, I did a post on my favorite source for original art on the web, Saatchi Art, which offers curated art from emerging artists all over the world, in every medium and at every price point, along with free advisory services. (Read the post for a few of my artist picks.) But even “every
I am so pleased to bring you today’s post! I’ve become a bit of an art monger in recent years, and one artist who has caught my eye (along with an enormous following on Instagram) is Jess Franks. Stick around to the end of the post for a nifty little giveaway! (All photos
Designer Liliane Hart opened her eponymous Manhattan design firm in 2007, but she first came on this New Hampshire girl’s radar this past summer with her entry in the 2016 Hamptons Designer Showhouse with a soft, serene, and yet utterly unique master bathroom. (All photos from www.LilianeHart.com.) I think it was the always-cool Eskayel wallpaper together with the
Art galleries can be a bit intimidating. Do you think I go to Boston galleries? Nope. Why? Probably some misplaced sense of inferiority — wrong clothes, wrong paycheck, wrong address. NH is just so nice and comfortable. For better or worse, people wear fleeces to funerals. Perhaps that’s why I can saunter into a gallery