Whimsy for the Table

Art, by lauren, February 18, 2016, 2 Replies

I’m really loving all the sweet, whimsical plate designs I’ve been seeing lately. I picked up a few of these The Farm dessert plates by London artist Holly Frean for the boys and they make dinner time (and breakfast time, and lunch time) a lot of fun… especially when we put English cucumber slices over … Continue reading “Whimsy for the Table”

Art I Love: Ed Freeman

Art, by lauren, February 2, 2016, 2 Replies

I keep coming back to photographer Ed Freeman’s work — in particular, his underwater images. Freeman is considered a highly controversial artist for his open use of Photoshop in his art: I’m not particularly concerned with reporting on the world the way it is. There are lots of people out there who are doing that … Continue reading “Art I Love: Ed Freeman”

Art I Love: Amy Judd

Art, by lauren, October 9, 2015, 3 Replies

Sometimes I see art that just takes my breath away– London artist Amy Judd’s oil paintings do just that. The bold black backgrounds, the softness of skin and feathers, the space to breathe in the grey/blue backgrounds… there is something so calming and feminine about her work that just appeals to me. The composition, light … Continue reading “Art I Love: Amy Judd”


Art, by lauren, October 2, 2015, 3 Replies

Untitled, from the “At Twelve” Series by Sally Mann (Jackson Fine Art) It’s no secret my admiration of (and borderline obsession with) Sally Mann’s photography. I recently read and reviewed her memoir, re-opening a chapter of my life and childhood that I had since forgotten. Books and photographs will do that to you, which is … Continue reading “Artsy”

Making Things

Art, by lauren, October 1, 2015, 2 Replies

Last week, I asked my creative and inspiring jewelry-making friend Elisha to show me how to dye some head scarves and dish cloths. She welcomed me into her warm and inviting home and helped me document the process. We had a blast! Elisha is one of those people who just gets design and aesthetics. She … Continue reading “Making Things”