Framed Intaglio Art

I have long loved the classical beauty and intricate details of intaglios- but especially displayed in modern frames and hung in groupings on the wall.  Here are some awesome examples of a variety of settings using the traditional art in fun ways:

A simple pair looks awesome above this modern console and set against patterned wallpaper.
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A close up of antique intaglios.

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Artist Crush: Mary Nelson Sinclair

I finally got a minute to sit and read the new Domino while Henry took a nap and saw the work of artist Mary Nelson Sinclair and loved it. Probably because it has such a strong Cy Twombly vibe (whom I LOVE). I know people will think “I can do that! It’s just scribbles!”- I dare you to give it a try! It’s SO hard to do abstract art (I’ve said this a zillion times before, I know, but I fear it must bear repeating!)

Here is a piece of hers in her cool apartment:
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The Beauty of Botanicals

I have long loved classic botanical prints, and am now trying to find the right spot in my house to use some.

This room by Erika Powell is one of my all time favorite uses of this kind of art (I’ve read those are super affordable posters- but I cannot find them online anywhere).  With the grasscloth and white upholstery it’s a modern take on traditional.

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A huge grid of smaller prints hung above a green velvet sofa is a showstopper.

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Two Great Etsy Shops!

Etsy is overwhelming to search through, so I always am happy to share great vendors when I find them. I have not worked with either of these, but I love the look of their work!
This first one, Liven Up Designs, creates custom grasscloth and fabric wrapped tables, custom daybeds, x- benches and more! Being in the industry and knowing the cost of producing such goods, these prices are great!

A pair of grasscloth wrapped nightstands and fabric upholstered parson’s table.
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