The holidays are the perfect time to introduce you to a wonderful creative from my home state of North Carolina.  

She is an equally energetic and elegant artist of an unusual medium which I adore.

Nature is at its finest when Erin gets hold of her leaves.

Enjoy getting to know…

Erin Weston of Weston Farms

Raleigh, North Carolina

What is your training? 

I studied Art History at UNC Chapel Hill and learned the rest by doing

What inspires you and your designs?

Classical Motifs in architecture, tapestries, and decorative arts

 What is your favorite piece? 

Blake Sams Design 

Katherine Wall Home

Roux MacNeill 

Matthew O’Connor

How has the your area influenced your work?

My work is literally the outgrowth of Magnolia trees. Magnolias are indigenous here.  I started the farm with one magnolia tree which was my grandmother’s and to date there’s over 10,000 trees in the ground for use in our wreaths and garlands

What is your favorite restaurant in your area?

Barcelona—They have the best outdoor seating in Raleigh

What is your favorite cocktail?

Wegman’s Ginger Soda

How do you balance personal life and work?

I don’t.

Dream trip?

Fiji 

Dream commission?

Royal Wedding

Your favorite host / hostess gift to give?

Our new botanically accurate Magnolia blooms

Who is your style icon?

Ganna Walska

What are you reading?

The Chiffon Trenches: A Memoir

The Gospel According to André

 

What are you listening to?

Coleman Music

also on Soundcloud. 

Take a look at Erin’s stunning work and order for yourself HERE and follow her on Instagram. 

 

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2020 Gift Guide for Holiday Decor

2020 Gift Guide for the Host / Hostess

2020 Gift Guide for Stocking Stuffers

2020 Gift Guide for Him

2020 Gift Guide for Her

2020 Gift Guide for Teens

2020 Gift Guide for the Home

2020 Gift Guide for Me

2020 Gift Guide for The Little Ones

2020 Gift Guide for the Bibliophile

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