Are you an artist, musician, designer or otherwise creative person? Sometimes you feel the burning desire to create…. but you can't focus on anything or don't know where to start. How about a few tips to kick-start your creative juices and help you get motivated again?
Buying affordable art online is something that is becoming quite popular. I regularly post about art, as I believe it brings joy to people's lives and can add real personality to a home. Art is in fact an important ingredient in my designs for clients and I always suggest to people to invest in some … Continue reading Review: buying affordable art online with Artfinder
If you are not too familiar with art buying, you might feel a bit at a loss when finding something great for your walls and may choose to be safe, going for a picture that matches the colour of the curtains rather than that it makes you smile or evokes any emotion at all. Such a missed opportunity, because why not make your home a place that inspires you? Fill it with things that are meaningful, not mass-produced.
I don't know about you but I love art. I have run out of wall space a long time ago but I still can't help myself when I see an artwork I really like and that would look amazing in my house. More than once I raided my bank account for a painting or print … Continue reading Discover art on your doorstep during NEOS open studios
On my travels through the Netherlands this month I popped into my friend Frederiek's house in the tiny village of Huizinge, north Groningen, who lives there with her partner Wimer and their three-year old son Teun. Huizinge is a beautiful characterful village surrounded by endless flat green fields and far horizons. Frederiek and Wimer recently bought one of the old houses and brought it right up to date with a gorgeous interior full of vintage finds, contemporary art, minimalist touches and plenty of house plants.
My recent purchased sideboard and favourite artwork in our house One of the great things about my job is that I get to meet so many different people in very different houses. This week I picked up a wonderful 1960s McIntosh sideboard and another British-made mid-century desk from a lovely couple in Aberdeen - … Continue reading Fill your house with art (and gorgeous vintage furniture!)
Our living room. I found this Louis XV chair in a junk shop near my village, for the grand sum of £20. I will recover it some day as the fabric on it is too beige for my liking, but for the time being I'll just funk it up with some loose fabric or cushions.The … Continue reading My Louis XV chair from the local junk shop