Even though it's been almost a year since my bf and I moved into this apartment. It's been a slow process of actually decorating the place. I'm partly to blame (well, okay wholly) because I can be indecisive and quite picky. It was only after our road trip to Mount Airy, NC and many wonderful thrifting excursions up there which proved very successful that I felt more comfortable to give it a go. I was inspired by the pinwheel painting Elise Blaha made for her apartment, so I decided to try it out.
I thought it would be fun to make a trio of paintings using the same technique with the same palette of colors just different designs. To give it my own twist, I went with not centering my pinwheel pattern. The process for the other two smaller paintings was more spontaneous; I took the approach of "let's see what happens if I do this with the painter's tape." I was happy with the end result!
I got these box-style wooden canvases that I love from at my local art store. To give them a finishing touch, I stained and sealed them.
Along with my paintings, I added on the opposite wall of my living room some art that I had been pining for from Etsy. There are so many talented artists there. Starting from the center: Letter press poster by Happy Deliveries, "Dumpster" by local photographer, Hettie portrait by Bret Pendlebury, Typewriter print by Michele Maule, and Colorful Owl by Courtney Oquist.
I feel happier now. Seems like the walls feel happy too. Talk soon, Sue