I am excited to share another artist on the rise on this weeks installment of my Artist Spotlight Series. I am particularly taken with the new Painted Collage Series. Enjoy getting to know   Rachel Volpone Rural Connecticut What is your training?  Syracuse University–BFA Isabel O’Neill School of Decorative Painting, NYC numerous workshops at Castle.. read more →

Happy Memorial Day Monday.   Enjoy getting to know this talented artist.  Ashley Hizer Decatur, Georgia    What is your training? Other than art classes I took as a young girl, and a few in college, I am self-taught. I’ve been painting for as long as I can remember. I am formally educated in Journalism.. read more →

I saw the piece below and knew I needed to know more about Anne Harper, the artist behind it.  I am excited to introduce you to another southern artist extraordinaire. Say a little prayer for me, the One Room Challenge reveal is tomorrow and I have loads of styling to do and photographing….UGH! Anne Harper.. read more →

I am excited to introduce you to a very talented Southern artist whom I have coaxed into sharing with us. Her work has a beautiful and unforgettable etherial quality.  Enjoy! Jules Cozine St. Petersburg, Florida  Depth What is your training?    I have a Bachelor of Fine Art from University of Georgia. I have my Master.. read more →

Photo by Mali Azima Nikki Nye and Amy Flurry co-founded Paper-Cut-Project in 2010, a collaboration based on the transformation of simple sheets of paper into dramatic silhouettes. The Atlanta-based duo forged a unique linkage of fine art and fashion that has garnered commissions by several of the world’s top fashion houses and galleries including, Hermès,.. read more →

via I have been researching like a wild woman with my upcoming trip to Paris. It is going to be amazing with Maison et Objet, Vaux le Vicomte, Market at Saint Ouen and a private tour of Pierre Frey archives just to name a few of the adventures I will share with a handful of designers.. read more →

via I have a fun trip on the horizon. I am headed to Santa Fe for a little jaunt at the end of July. Being the planner that I am, I am busy gathering all the info I can to be properly prepared. Here are a few go to sources for good travel tips. I.. read more →