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Shoring Up Style at Home DEFINING THE STYLE: Coastal decor style is everything you love about the coastal outdoors, minus the sand — unless, of course, that’s your thing and you want to include a nod to the one beach element people either love or hate. (More on that later.) Coastal decor is comfortable, easy, ...

Grand … What? DEFINING THE STYLE: If you’re asking yourself, “What on earth is Grandmillennial design?” we get it. It’s a mouthful! But what do we mean? Some describe this style as the best of two worlds: traditional decor and modern design. The aim is to create a delightfully dimensional and comfortably nostalgic aesthetic.  WHERE ...

Reimagining a space in your home — whether it’s a living room, bathroom, bedroom, or even a hallway nook — can be equal parts delightful and daunting. There’s a lot to consider: How much do you want to change? Which elements should you add? Which color palette will work best? What’s “in” right now? While ...

Modern life is a visual smorgasbord, and posters are the cherry on top. In a world that’s saturated with images and messages, posters continue to hold their own as a versatile and powerful communication tool. But don’t be fooled into thinking that these paper-borne beauties are a one-trick pony. Far from it! We’re about to ...

The purpose of framing can go beyond displaying a beautiful photo or print. Whether you’re framing art for a client, family member, or yourself, you may wish to take extra steps to ensure it isn’t damaged over time. Although there are nuanced differences, “conservation framing, “preservation framing,” and “archival framing” tend to be used interchangeably ...

Wish you could enjoy the holidays minus the hectic? It can happen if you start shopping early. Like, now. I can’t suggest gifts for everyone on your list, but as an artist myself, I’ve gathered a few ideas for the artists in your inner circle. Some are super affordable, some are silly, some just plain ...

If there’s a photographer on your holiday gift list, you’re in the right place. I know how tricky it can be to shop for a visually creative friend or family member, so here are a few gift ideas to get you started. The list is by no means exhaustive, but as a photographer myself, I’m ...

Let’s say you discovered a fragile black-and-white photograph of your great-great-grandfather in the attic. Or you scored a limited-edition print at last Saturday’s flea market. Maybe you created an amazing watercolor or photograph — one of your favorites ever. Whatever the case, if you want to preserve and prolong the life of precious and unique ...

They say the first impression is the last impression. The saying holds true in many aspects of life, from business to personal relationships. And when it comes to displaying your photos or artworks on your walls, the frame you choose can make all the difference. After all, a picture frame is an integral part of ...

The world of fine art is something that can take a lifetime to truly understand. But what we do know is that it’s important to protect and preserve this incredible work—and that’s where framing comes in. Framing can help you showcase your favorite pieces of art and make them last longer. It also adds a ...

From hobbyists to professional photographers and artists, understanding photo print sizes is a key element of every project or piece. Although seemingly a simple topic, having a good grasp of proper dimensions can aid in avoiding pixelation or distortion, while also making frame choices a breeze. Similarly, with the right photo print sizes in mind, ...

Framing artwork is a lot like placing your hand into a glove. Except in this case, your hand is visible while still being sheltered from the elements. Each component in the framing process gives you different levels of protection and affects the longevity of your art.  Using this guide as a reference, you should be ...