Tag Archives: Wall Art

A Wall Of Baskets

A Wall Of Baskets

It was in our previous home in San Francisco that I first created a wall of baskets ~ you can read about it, here. You see, I had (and still have!) lots of baskets in many parts of the house; most of them have a permanent place and are used for organizing drawers, cupboards and desks, or… Continue Reading

Easy DIY “Gold Foil” Art Print – For Valentine’s Day!

Easy DIY “Gold Foil” Art Print – For Valentine’s Day!

You, too, can make a gold foil art print at home, similar to the ones featured on gallery walls and professionally styled bookshelves in beautifully decorated homes and offices {here is one I like}. You don’t need to have any extraordinary creative talent, nor do you have to own any expensive equipment or complicated tools! The technique I’m showing you… Continue Reading

An Easy Way To Frame Prints, Photos, Sketches & More

An Easy Way To Frame Prints, Photos, Sketches & More

My mother is an artist ~ I may have already said that many times in this blog.  She’s a painter [an AMAZING painter] and we’re so lucky to have plenty of her beautiful art pieces -all oil on canvas-  on the walls of our home, for free! Back when I was a kid and we lived… Continue Reading

World’s Tiniest Built-In Shelf / DIY Picture Ledge

World’s Tiniest Built-In Shelf / DIY Picture Ledge

I was looking for a very special way to hang this very special pair of oil-on-canvas paintings painted by my mother. Because of their theme, their natural place is the kitchen – although not necessarily! I found the perfect spot for them above the little built-in desk, right off the kitchen. Framing them was the obvious… Continue Reading

How  To Transform An Old Piece Of Art Into Something Modern

How To Transform An Old Piece Of Art Into Something Modern

We finally moved into our new house in Houston, Texas and we spent most of the 4th of July weekend trying to settle in.  I can’t wait to make the house functional, to start the projects that are waiting in line, to get back to my cooking routine and, of course, start exploring the area and the beauties… Continue Reading

How To Transfer Your Kids’ Drawings On Canvas

How To Transfer Your Kids’ Drawings On Canvas

I’m sure you would agree with me that every single drawing that comes from little hands is precious! However some drawings are simply too beautiful to go on a refrigerator door – they will soon turn dusty and wrinkled and will eventually be thrown away.  For those very special ones, here is an easy way to transfer… Continue Reading

How to Store Storage Baskets

How to Store Storage Baskets

Baskets are ideal for storage and organizing, everyone knows that. But baskets are also great for displaying and decorating. I use them in every room of the house and I fill them with seasonal items, fruit, food, plants and so much more. Baskets do not necessarily have a single spot in the house nor a single  purpose.  They can… Continue Reading

Inspirational Quote Wall Art For Valentine’s Day

Inspirational Quote Wall Art For Valentine’s Day

This do-it-yourself wall art is an easy and quick afternoon project that you will enjoy making. It makes a thoughtful gift for a loved one or a piece to decorate your home. Pick a famous inspirational quote or just a few words of your own, anything that has a special meaning for you or your loved… Continue Reading