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Ta Da — the elusive backsplash

At long last I’m posting some before and after photos of our kitchen. Not all of these photos are mine and the first one, in particular, is particularly poor quality. But this first one is the best to show how dark the kitchen was and what an awful colour the ceiling and walls were painted […]

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Loving the Square

One of my favourite crops for artwork, whether it’s photographic art or a painting is the square. {Another favourite is a panoramic rectangle — say a 10 x 20 for instance, but that’s a different post.} I’m not sure if it’s the symmetry of a square crop, or if it’s something else that makes the […]

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Canvas Gallery Wrap — an Artful Expression

Oh – ooh — oooh, it arrived! One of the pieces of fine art photography that I offer for sale has arrived. Well actually, I ordered this one for myself and it’s one I will also be using for an upcoming gallery showing. As you know, equine art is a current home decor trend these […]

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Horses, Horses, Horses

Welcome! … Ottawa designer Kelly James is featuring my equine artwork over on her blog this week. “Listen” being given away over at Kelly’s blog — go enter!! Since my recent posts are mostly about my recent trip to Hawaii, I thought I would put this one here as a welcome to those who are […]

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Equine Art is Definitely “IN” in 2011

Dare to be distinctive. As I’ve written before, Equine art is definitely one of the hot 2011 trends. But equine art really never goes “out” of style. Here’s an example where some hot designers are utilizing the elegant equine to add to the classy look of theirs or their clients’ homes. This first one is […]

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Equine Art is a Huge Decor Trend in 2011

I’ve recently had some exciting email discussions with Ottawa interior decorator Kelly James of Jax Decor regarding the huge trend for equine chic. Kelly featured some of my equine art in December. Nancy Marcus Gueret of Marcus Design recently featured a post about Equine Chic. She also just posted the Top 5 decor trends for 2011 and […]

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