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15 mars 2010

Mosaic Monday with Nicholas Woodruff (aka AWG).

Hello Lovelies! Seeing your contacts Flickr Favorites is an awesome way to discover new talents! That's how I discovered by pure chance the art of experimental collage by Nicholas Woodruff, through his awesome flickr photostream. Then I read his profile and discovered a very interesting interview of him over at "NOT PAPER". Here's a mosaic made with four of his abstract collages. Be sure to visit the originals! 1. Untitled Two and a half, 2. Untitled Two, 3. Urban One, 4. Urban Two Enjoy! -Beautymist. Psst... the... [Lire la suite]
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08 mars 2010

Pink: The Art of Line

Hello Lovelies! and Happy Monday! Yes, let's start the week with a wonderful discovery I made recently... detail of a painting by Line - from her website I just discovered Line's art via the decor8 blog and just had to put an emphasis on it! photo-montage by Holly Becker for her wonderful decor8 blog. PINK is my least favorite color, but Line makes an exquisite use of it, together with the color red and abstract compositions. So I think I simply love her art! Speaking of pink and the use of colors... Jan of the famed... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 2010

Oh, and happy, happy Friday!

Hello Lovelies! Have a swell week-end everyone! I'm already feeling better! And don't miss this artistic house tour, house of artist René Norman. Enjoy! -Beautymist. photo from René Norman's house.
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03 février 2010

Happy Coincidences

Hello lovelies! Today I was thinking about getting this print - and oh coincidence! - miss swiss mentioned it on her blog! Hurry if you wanna get it, the maker has decided to stop its production! So sad... Buy it here. click to enlarge the image - this is the calendar by "Something To See" - read below for more info On a happier note, Mrs "Something to see" of flickr fame has made a wonderful botanic calendar and she now offers very large, high quality images of each month for you to print out! You can... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2010

Tea With Matt Wingfield

Hello Lovelies ! Isn't this print by Matt Wingfield lovely? I just can't have enough of it! It is sweet in so many ways... So... let's have so tea with Matt. It's always tea-time on my blog anyway! lol! enjoy! -Beautymist. found via the print+pattern blog
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26 janvier 2010

Michelle Lives with Art House Tour

Hello! Another AT House Tour not to be missed! I especially loved the art Michelle hung above the couch in the living-room... Amazing, isn't it? Love its soft greys... The art is by Scott Benedict. Here's what Michelle says : "the paintings are by an American artist - Scott Benedict. I bought them about 8 yrs ago from a small chelsea gallery called Zieher Smith www.ziehersmith.com. They might still be able to find you some of Scott's old work and if not, perhaps you can track Scott down directly on artnet.com" ... [Lire la suite]
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25 janvier 2010

Angie Lewin's New Fabric

Hello Lovelies! How are you this Monday? Let's start with good news! I've been a BIG fan of Angie Lewin's work for some time now (I've mentioned it here and here) and she has recently released a NEW fabric pattern called "hedgerow"! Hoooray! So dainty and fresh... Both a modern pattern and a nature-inspired one... :-))) It has been relaesed in three different color associations, as seen below: You can purchase it here, at St Jude's. all images: from St Jude's site. info found via the ever-inspiring... [Lire la suite]
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08 décembre 2009

More Big, Bold Art I Love

Hello lovelies, As promised, here are more examples of big, bold art I love. Most images are uncredited, and I'm really sorry about that!If you are the owner of the image, the photographer, the stylist, the artist, please, please contact me (by clicking on the "FICTION" book cover on the upper left side of the screen). Thank you for sharing your talent! Alex's place, propably seen at the Apartment Therapy blog Another view of Alex's place. via the JJJJound blog also via the JJJJound blog Nino's apartment (I've... [Lire la suite]
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07 décembre 2009

Bold Art with a Statement

Hello Lovelies! This post has been inspired by this house tour, esp. this image: Just like the French journalist of "Journal de la maison", I think that, on a big white wall, with no windows, i love to see a big colorful piece of art. It makes such a bold statement! In my home, I use my own oil paintings, but here are a few examples of art I love: stunning photo by Joanna Henderson via the ever wonderful sunny blog More pics to come! -Beautymist.
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24 novembre 2009

Great Etsy Finds & Etching

Hello Lovelies, A beautiful address rubber stamp by "foryoo" on Etsy. I ordered one with my own name and address. I've been doing quite a lot of Etsy shopping for this upcoming Christmas and the parcels have started to arrive. I'm thrilled with the good quality and the great prices I find at my fave sellers' shops!Some of them include Anna Cote, who makes beautiful gocco-printed calendars, Sandy from the foryoo shop, from which I ordered a Unique Tree Custom Rubber Address Stamp, Pearl who runs the Maya&Ruhi shop and... [Lire la suite]
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