Art, Decor

Rosy color palette

The little girl in me loves pink roses. Last spring my husband planted me a pink rose bush, which blooms in-your-face, bright pink buds. I pretty much love them. For whatever reason, when he cuts one to bring it inside, he always puts it in this green vase. I’m sure it’s not a conscious decision… Read More Rosy color palette

Art, Decor

Map it out! Recycle maps into artwork

My obsession for maps cannot be stopped. It’s not street grids or geography that specifically have a hold on me, it’s their colors, their inspiration of visiting places unknown, and their fond memories of places visited. Here are six ways to recycle maps from a vacation or beloved place into artwork.  

Art, Decor, Photography

Wall, meet canvas

A blank wall above our couch has plagued me for about three years. I’ve hung various things there — some were laughed at, some were made fun of, and some were spit upon (OK, not really). At one point I had disproportionately small frame I had bought at an estate sale hanging there, empty. Then… Read More Wall, meet canvas