I sometimes struggle with when to keep really, really good finds to myself. And almost 100% of the time I end up caving and sharing because I love you guys, I’m a big blabbermouth and I love to help people find awesome stuff. If someone compliments me on something I’m wearing and it’s a total find, I’ll be the first person to be like “OMG! It’s from Target! 20 bucks! Can you believe it? Go get one!” No playing it cool around here…
My latest Etsy art find was one of these examples. Finding great, affordable art that is truly beautiful is hard, especially on Etsy. Enter Lola Donoghue, an Irish artist whose prints you can buy large scale for a reasonable price (and some originals too)! I love the colors, patterns and feel of these works. Here’s a selection of her stuff- go check her out!
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Etsy really has some phenomenally artistic and gorgeous stuff (once you search through all the crocheted cup warmers and other such stuff.) I get so excited when I see boutique-worthy goods like the prints in Evajuliet’s shop. Specifically, I’m adoring her stylish play on family trees! A great gift when framed in something sleek and modern (like these frames from Room & Board or these from West Elm (but splurge on a custom cut mat for a professional look! ) I adore the black background on this one reminiscent of vintage scientific botanical prints:
(I’d mat this in white with a gold frame or use a linen mat with a black frame!)
Want something more simplistic and pen & ink style? This one is so gorgeous and would be great worked into a gallery wall!
This one cane be done all black and white or add in a little pop of color as shown here.
SO fabulously adorable in a modern nursery!
A pretty, feminine version (amazing mother’s day gift).
Not into the family tree thing? No problem- check out her gorgeous art prints! Love these herb and plant illustration!
These black and white herb prints would be fabulous in a kitchen or breakfast nook.
Maybe a sweet little zodiac print for a kid’s room?
I found Oriental Tribe on Etsy the other day and think these pillows are insanely gorgeous for the prices they are charging! Made of authentic tribal textiles and in such fabulous textures and colors I think these are awesome accents for just about anywhere.
Not sure how to pair these pillows with others? Here are some suggestions!
border pillow // la fiorentina pillow // velvet pillow
I’ve been searching Etsy for art for many clients lately. Art is hard, if you want original works it forces you to spend a rather pretty penny most of the time. Etsy has certainly helped as far as sourcing up and coming artists (read: more affordable art) but finding gems amongst the insane amount of, well, crap takes a lot of time. That’s why when I come across a truly talented artist on the site I bookmark it immediately even if it’s not the exact thing I’m looking for. I saw the work of Windy Lane Studio/ Kai Samuels- Davis and I thought not only was it so gorgeous but the way he styled each shot was so artistic as well!
I am IN LOVE with this print:
The color and texture is absolutely amazing.
Love this shot of the studio!