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Our All-Time Favorite Word Art

Everyone needs a little inspiration every now and then, and art can be a fantastic place to find it. Especially typography art (and I'm not talking about the cheesy motivational posters that hung up in your middle school classrooms). So, give yourself a reason to smile—and something pretty to look at— with these sassy...

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DIY Fingerpaint Wreath

What better way to commemorate Baby's first Christmas than with a sweet fingerprint wreath as seen on the TODAY Show? Whether you give this DIY print to Grandma and Grandpa or keep for yourself, this is one...

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DIY Fingerpaint Art Print

The best presents under the Christmas tree aren't the ones that cost the most money, or the ones that were impossible to get. The best kind of present to open Christmas morning? One that shows the recipient just how much you care about them. And this DIY Fingerpaint Art Print from the...

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How to Hang a Gallery Wall

Have you ever spotted a perfectly placed gallery wall on pinterest and a given a major eye roll because honestly how does one get each frame in just the right spot without a team of stylists moving and tweaking each picture into its rightful home? Well I'm here to tell you it's totally possible and no stylists needed. Just a collection of your...

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DIY Art Print for Your Office

My favorite kind of DIY is the kind that looks totally impressive but is secretly super easy to whip up. I have a feeling I'm not alone on that one. Well, lovelies, thanks to the crafty Mint & Lovely Studios we have just such the DIY on our hands. They whipped up a to-do list of sorts that is so pretty, it will definitely help motivate you to do the...

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Behind the Scenes with Kristy Rice + A Giveaway!

Kristy Rice is the insane talent behind Momental Designs. Her watercolor art has graced many a wedding and even a party on SMP and now she has a new project, Kristy Rice for the Artful Life, that we're so excited to dive into.  The watercolor wallpaper...

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DIY Industrial Wall Decor

This different take on the wall hanging is portrayed in metal and copper mediums, and we couldn't be more ecstatic about it! It will surely be an attention grabber on any gallery wall, or living space. They're so super easy and you can make them in different sizes, shapes, and patterns, give them as gifts, and more! xoxo Alexis of The Shift Creative Scrap Metal Copper Leather Strand Epoxy (for metal and concrete) Metal...

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DIY Oversize Photo

Large scale art doesn't need to unattainable. I shot this with my iphone, uploaded the image to Art.com and had it blown up to 24 x 32" then crafted a super easy DIY acrylic frame to coordinate. Once I had the photo in my hands the whole thing took a couple of hours to put together most of which was spent driving to the hardware store to have the acrylic cut! Which, as a tip, is mostly cut at no charge! High resolution iphone photo 24x32" photo print from ...

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Behind the Scenes with Lana’s Shop

Can you say talented? Lana Effron has a long list of accomplishments that include wildly beautiful illustrator,  graphic designer for Vogue and owner and designer of the prettiest stationery business; Lana's Shop. Her work has seen the likes of weddings, birthdays, and even One Kings Lane. Get to know this lovely lady with a sneak peek of where the magic happens...

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Behind the Scenes with artist Deann Hebert

Deann Hebert is equal parts crazy talented artist and true beauty with a charming work space that pairs chandeliers with gobs of paint in what was once an abandoned stove and mattress factory. Step inside her studio for a behind the scenes interview with this uber talent shot by Paige French  and...

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A Ladylike Apartment With a Humorous Side

If walls could speak, we're dying to know what these say. We love how Homepolish designer Alison Causer transformed this two-bedroom New York City apartment into a sophisticated space with a sense of humor with art, paint, wallpaper and plenty of brassy accents. Tour the space in the slideshow below to see how Homepolish designer Alison transformed Emily's apartment!

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Studio Sessions with Britt Bass Turner

In my next life I want to come back as a fabulous painter, a la Britt Bass Turner. The girl's got mad style. And for those lucky enough to call the South East home, Britt has opened up her doors for Studio Sessions: a workshop on painting techniques and creative expression. Have a look at one such session party captured by ...

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DIY Abstract Art

For me, art is one of those must-haves that is either decidedly a splurge or decidedly a steal. Because I love art and believe in slowly collecting art that inspires, investing in artists and building a gallery that tells a story - all while filling in the blanks with a few fabulous DIY pieces like this Abstract "X" Painting! So easy, so lovely. Oh and check out...

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15 Easy DIY Art Tutorials

Art holds the power to totally make (or break) a space. Selecting the right piece instantly adds that essential layer, elevating a room from non-descript to picture perfect (pun intended!) instantly. That said, the stuff? It's expensive. Which is why we've rounded up 15 of our favourite DIY art projects that will add that level of wow, while taking it easy on your pocketbook!

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Modern Abstract Art

Confession. As I was putting together this collection of modern abstract art, I totally caved and decided to buy one. Actually two...eeek! But I'm not going to tell you which two because I haven't yet forked over the cash and I don't want anyone to steal my thunder. I like to think of these as little pieces of messy perfection. Some are affordable, some not so much. But ALL are sure to transform a room entirely.

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DIY Gilded Modern Art

As soon as I stumbled upon this golden duct tape I knew it was meant for something great. After considering the many options, I opted to use it to make some modern artwork with a gilded effect. Its a pretty simple and chic way to add some new art to your home! My patterns were inspired by these lovely Goods By Grinn pillows. They make a fun...

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DIY Art: Calendar Print Gallery Wall

Because art is one of those things that can quickly deplete a budget, when it came to Stephanie's apartment we knew we had to get creative. When we stumbled upon this stunning botanical inspired calendar we felt like we had hit the jackpot. Beautiful floral graphics filled pages that were simply ripe for the picking. And for just a few dollars we were able to outfit Stephanie's office with an entire wall...

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DIY Gold Leafed Art

Ok so before we get to Stephanie's big reveal, we have a few pretty wonderful DIY's we need to share. First up: this awesomely simple gold leafed art, inspired a bit by Lovely Little Details + Song Ink's gorgeous print and a bit by this fun print we saw on Art.com.

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DIY Spray Sidewalk Chalk

Spray sidewalk chalk!? Yep! SPRAY Sidewalk Chalk! For that painterly, arteeest effect that every chalk party needs. Plus they are just kind of cute and look like you're a really smart hostestess with the mostess. These need to be blended and used the day of your party otherwise they settle and become a bit hard to use.

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DIY Abstract Art

So just in case our kisses art isn't really your thing, we thought we'd put together something a little more sophisticated and a little less playful. Some art for adults, if you will! This abstract art is surprisingly easy to make with your own two hands, even if you have little to no artistic skills at all. With our help, you'll be...

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