Showcasing A Signature Art Piece (Without Redoing Your Whole Living Room)

Buying a big, expensive piece of art is something of a rite of passage. Whether you’re graduating from that print of Starry Night you had in college, a hand-me-down painting from gramma or a discount store, or finally moving on from your blank, unadorned wall, having a signature piece of art that you really love […]

Wedding-Bound this Summer? Try these Unique and Creative Gifts

Summer means long days, warm nights, beach trips, thunderstorms, and a veritable font of summer weddings. In the last few weeks alone I have had several friends announce the dates of their celebrations, which left me thinking about who the heck my plus one is going to be, but also about potential wedding gifts. Classically, […]

Clocks: Keeping Up with the Times

A woman came up to me the other day and asked me for the time. I gave it to her. Then she came back and asked me twice more across the hour, which made me wonder how on earth she didn’t have a way to tell time. A watch, a computer, a phone, a reading […]

Decorating With Water: Gorgeous Stone Fountains For Your Home

With enough creativity, just about anything can be considered art – from pencil sketches to found objects. But all too often, when we’re decorating our walls, we limit the definition of “art” to paintings, prints, posters, and photographs – basically anything flat that you can stick in a frame and hang. But stepping outside that […]

Using Everyday Items As Art For A Chic Industrial Style

Creating an industrial style decor is all about embracing things that are old but not quite antique, and finding the artistic beauty in items that are generally considered to be purely functional. Like modern design, industrial spaces emphasize simplicity and minimalism, but rather than sharp, clean lines, it’s more important to show off the human […]

Six Simple Ideas For Choosing And Hanging Wall Art

Choosing artwork for your home is probably one of the most personal decisions you’ll make in terms of your overall design. After all, the counter top, floor, cabinets, and even the paint you choose will still be there when you leave. What you choose to hang on your walls is really the mark you choose […]