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Recently I was looking for ideas for the perfect gift, something I could craft myself and tap into my creative spirit! I came across this Country Living feature about a  centuries old technique making quite a comeback with creative designers using silhouettes in today’s home decor and fashionable accessories. What a way to for me […]

Filed under: Art, Artists, Design, Framing, Holiday, Inspiration, Style, Trends on August 21st, 2009 | No Comments »

Things are heating up outside. It’s time to enjoy some summertime blues in the cool comfort of your own home. Blue is the “coolest” color on the color wheel. When you are surrounded by blue, it can have a cooling affect on your body. Since blue is also a calming color, it can help you feel […]

Filed under: Art, Blogs, Framing, Interiors on June 24th, 2009 | No Comments »

The popularity of giclee prints has been growing with art lovers and appreciators. Reputable companies, such as Artaissance, offer high quality giclee prints. I’d like to address how you can frame them.
There are nearly endless design choices. It is up to you, with the help of your custom framer, to figure out the best look for your specific art, your personal style, and the decor […]

Filed under: Art, Artaissance, Design, Framing, How To on June 8th, 2009 | 2 Comments »

I love to see designers who step out side of the box in new and creative ways with framed art placement. Traditional Home features Chicago based Designer Tom Stringer whose inspirational global travels and love of contemporary furniture, French antiques and African art shaped the renovation and design of the Lakeview townhouse he and his […]

Filed under: Arrangements, Art, Design, Framing, Inspiration, Interiors, Photography, Publications, Style on June 2nd, 2009 | 1 Comment »

Check out the May/June issue of New York Spaces magazine for a full-page spread featuring the Biltmore art collection from Artaissance, and frame collection from parent company, Larson-Juhl.
Since I work in Public Relations for Artaissance & Larson-Juhl, I’m on the front line of the development of stories that feature our products in magazines – and on TV shows like Donald Trump’s Celebrity […]

Filed under: Art, Artaissance, Framing, Inspiration, Publications on May 7th, 2009 | No Comments »

Back when Eddie Ross, Bravo TV Top Design contestant & lifestyle guru, was in town, I was lucky enough to enjoy a day of flea marketing with him at my local favorite, Scott’s. Shopping with Eddie is always so exciting! The way he can locate a diamond in the rough, while digging through a box of odds and ends […]

Filed under: Art, Blogs, Design, Framing, Inspiration on May 6th, 2009 | 2 Comments »

Celebrate Earth Day by taking a virtual tour of the HGTV Green Home 2009 dedicated to eco-friendly design. Interior designer Linda Woodrum designed a green home in Port St. Lucie, Florida, where nature is in the details, especially the art.
As people make lifestyle choices reflecting their commitment to sustainability, many wonder how to bring art into […]

Filed under: Art, Artaissance, Design, Events, Framing, Green, How To, Inspiration, Interiors, Nature, Photography, Style, TV, Trends on April 22nd, 2009 | 13 Comments »

There is a saying in the art world, “Good art doesn’t have to match the sofa”. Although the word sofa is used, in essence it means art doesn’t have to match the colors of your decor. People who truly love art collect pieces that speak to them or stir up some feelings from within.
I started collecting art when […]

Filed under: Art, Design, Framing, Interiors, Style on April 13th, 2009 | No Comments »

Art groupings are enjoying a huge resurgence in popularity. The last time groupings were this popular was probably back in the 70’s. Today’s groupings tend to be more interesting and varied than those of a few decades ago – some are very structured while others are freeform and a lot more innovative.
The grouping to the right comes from Traditional Home magazine. There […]

Filed under: Art, Framing, How To, Inspiration, Interiors, Publications, Style on February 3rd, 2009 | 2 Comments »

Eddie Ross is one of today’s tastemakers on everything design. As a Season 2 Top Design finalist and former Martha Stewart Living editor, he has garnered quite the following. Recently, while Eddie was in Atlanta flea marketing with fellow bloggers, Steve and I were fortunate to sit down with him at Artaissance to talk about how his thoughts on art and how he […]

Filed under: Art, Design, Framing, Inspiration, Interview, Style on January 22nd, 2009 | 1 Comment »