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I have been creating art ever since I was a young child. I still consider it to be one of my favorite past-times. When people find out I am an artist they often say something like, “I wish I could do that, but I am not artistic” or “I wouldn’t know where to begin…” I completely […]

Filed under: Art, Artists, How To, Inspiration on August 19th, 2009 | 2 Comments »

I believe that an artist is as intricate as his work, and if you’ve ever seen Rodney White’s artwork, you can only image how multidimensional he is. Watch Rodney in action to truly appreciate the final product, along with his art…

The Re:ason I am still here from Rodney White on Vimeo.

Filed under: Art, Artists, Before & After, How To, Inspiration on August 11th, 2009 | No Comments »

If walls could talk…what’s your story? Get inspired with Better Homes and Gardens  July edition featuring style made simple in a Picture Show produced by designer John Loecke. As he says, “Good taste need not be expensive, but it should be expressive!” Many question how to add some personality to living rooms with above-the-sofa-art arrangements. Here, 3 stylishly […]

Filed under: Arrangements, Art, Artaissance, How To, Publications on July 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 am of the mind that it is more important to buy art because you’ve fallen in love with it, not because it matches the colors in your room. That being said, once I get my piece home, I do what I can to make it look great in its new environment.
There is no single color, […]

Filed under: How To on May 4th, 2009 | 3 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 »

When my April issue of House Beautiful arrived, I immediately dove into the feature story, “it’s time to GET COZY“. Cozy is such a comfy word. Doesn’t it conjure up the most inviting, relaxed thoughts and feelings? But I digress…
In the  section, I read about Cristine Gillespie and how she designed her cottage in Los Angeles with a […]

Filed under: Art, How To, Inspiration, Publications on April 5th, 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 »