book club

I’ve been completely MIA from my blog for a while, but my excuse is that I was in Greece all last week and was just having too much fun (and also the wifi was a bit spotty). I’m in London now for a couple of days with my mom and am planning to share photos from both Greece and England…
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britt bass turner

When I posted this photo of my niece Audrey painting the other day, someone commented that her artwork was reminiscent of artist Britt Bass. I hadn’t hear of Britt before so when I looked her up I saw not only that they were right (Audrey must be some kind of four year old painting master), but that Britt’s work is gorgeous. The…
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chateau de gudanes

Have you heard of Chateau de Gudanes? It’s an eighteenth century chateau in the South of France that an Australian family has purchased and is restoring, sharing their progress online and via instagram. I had read about the project a few years ago when they first bought it (their story has been featured on Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar) but forgot…
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where to buy art online

clockwise from top left:  Berthe Morisot print $59.99 / framed vintage fashion illustration $650 / lifeguard watercolor $100 / botanical photograph $30 / black and white abstract print $99  / pink and orange canvas original painting $309 I love looking at and buying art. I’ve never spent any money on a big ticket item and I definitely don’t have a ‘collection’ by…
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an interview with mary elizabeth peterson

Today I’m sharing a little interview with Mary Elizabeth Peterson, a contemporary abstract artist based in Connecticut. I first discovered her work via Pottery Barn (where so many good things come from), as she currently sells some work on their site like this gorgeous painting that I’m hoping to buy soon. Read on to learn about her inspirations and how…
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Vintage Shopping Tips

  Today I have a little interview I did with my friend Annette, the vintage and antique shopping expert and blogger behind A Vintage Splendor. She’s always wearing something amazing that she found at a thrift shop or instagramming a killer flea market find, so I asked her to share some of her shopping tips and secrets. Luckily she obliged and now…
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