Inspired Palettes.

I was looking at a painting the other day and thinking randomly about how a specific shade in it would make the best lipgloss color. So random, I know, but it got me thinking about how painting and makeup are similar. I majored in painting in college and find those skills make me pretty decent at doing people’s makeup. The day of my wedding I did some of my bridesmaids makeup (and my own), at other weddings I’ve helped fix some brutally overzealous makeup-artist work and I did my sister-in-law’s at her wedding to my brother. It’s like painting on a three dimensional canvas, in a way. So I thought, why not create some makeup palettes based on paintings?? It was a fun creative exercise for me and hopefully fun for you too.

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Painting: Coastal Redux #149, Dan Gualdoni

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Photograph: Ruby Magnolia #3, Jeri Eisenberg

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This Month’s Budget Friendly Finds!

I thought I’d round up some budget friendly finds I’ve spotted as of late from a bunch of our favorite retail biggies as well as some Etsy and auction house treasures!

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DIY Art

A few of you have mentioned being curious about my tips for creating your own art for the home as I have for some of the rooms in my house.  Creating art, especially abstract, is challenging.  I have trouble with it and my bachelors degree is in painting and fine art!  Abstract painting is really hard; harder than painting a still life, in my opinion.  You have to find the balance of a feeling of randomness with a carefully planned and purposeful composition.  It’s SO HARD! I have such respect for artists who paint this way!

That doesn’t mean it’s impossible, it just means you need to have patience!  Here is a shot from my book that shows a large canvas I painted for my guest room. This took me a while and a few tries.   I let a couple versions dry before painting over them and trying again!  I like to use acrylic paint for this reason, it dries rather quickly and is easy to clean up if you get too into it and make a mess.
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