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Artfully Walls Giveaway

24 Merry Days of Giveaways

I’ve written about Artfully Walls before (on Babble), and now we’ve teamed up for our 24 Merry Days giveaway! Artfully Walls does a fantastic job of creating cohesive gallery walls that are ready to go, but you can also buy individual pieces or create your own collection. For today’s prize, I created two collections (a $500-600 value), and chose the print sizes, framing options, matting, arrangements, and even the backing wall color (Symphony Blue and Sparrow, both by Benjamin Moore). All the winner has to do is choose a favorite and then hang ‘em up!

The first grouping I put together features an abstract print by Britt Turner framed in black, a photo by Catherine McDonald, also framed in black, and a stretched canvas portrait by Tali Yalonetzki. Feminine, with plenty of pink — you know I want this one, right?

Artfully Walls Gallery Art Arrangement by Making it Lovely

Ah, but I also love my second arrangement. The frames are a little glitzier here in gold, with a grouping that includes an illustration by Anat Maoz, a photo by Catherine McDonald and another by Sivan Askayo, and a stretched canvas print by Emeline Tate-Robertson.

Artfully Walls Gallery Art Arrangement by Making it Lovely

Either collection, in full and framed, is up for grabs to one lucky winner to be chosen randomly. The giveaway is being run via Rafflecopter and is open to US residents only, so follow the instructions for multiple ways to enter below. Good luck, and remember to check 24 Merry Days for new prizes each day from now until Christmas!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Black and White Wall Art for the Kitchen

Candice Bergen Quote

I didn’t like the white walls in the kitchen until I added our big black and white print. Now the walls look intentional instead of forgotten. I would love to recreate the print for you as a free printable for download (it wouldn’t be difficult), but it doesn’t feel right. I know the quote can be attributed to Candice Bergen, but I don’t know who created the print, or when. Instead, I’ve rounded up a few options for black and white wall art that would feel right at home in my kitchen — and maybe yours, too.

Black and White Wall Art for the Kitchen

  1. OMG CAKE

  2. Like Ron Swanson, I want you to give me all the bacon and eggs you have. (Wait, wait…)

  3. Butcher Prints (set of 3)

  4. This cute flag conversions tea towel, designed by Shanna Murray is no longer available, but the idea of framing it was so cute that I still wanted to include it here.

  5. This conversion tea towel could be a good substitute for the last one.

  6. This triangle tea towel would also look fantastic on display in the kitchen.

  7. These pretzels are making me thirsty. (Maybe he had a different interpretation!)

  8. Kitchen Cooking Print

  9. Newgate Bubble Clock

Traditional Art Gift Guide

I’ve been working with Art.com, and they’ve just released several gift guides for the holidays. I’m usually drawn to a quirky, modern style, but today I’m sharing my take on traditional art.

I chose each of these paintings (classics by the like of Manet and Whistler) because they excite me, but also because I could see them appealing to a wide range of people. I kept family members in mind, asking myself “would my mom like this? My grandma, or my uncle?” as my litmus test.

Traditional Art Gift Guide

  1. The Louvre and the Seine from the Pont Neuf, Morning Mist, 1902, Camille Pissarro

  2. Room of Flowers, 1894, Childe Hassam

  3. Branch of White Peonies and Secateurs, 1864, Édouard Manet

  4. Mother and Child on a Couch, James Abbott McNeill Whistler

  5. On the Beach, Edward Henry Potthast

  6. Venetian Canal, John Singer Sargent



This post was sponsored by Art.com. Find your art. Love your space.

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