Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Art does not have to match the Sofa

The Forest is my Home 
by Miriam Schulman, @schulmanArt

decorating Inspiration using Mixed Media Collage art
Proving that art does not have to match the sofa, look how sophisticated the orange tree art looks over a blue sofa. The cool blue colors of the room decorated by Ashley Whittaker contrast with the bright artwork. This artwork was digitally added to the room view to give you inspiration for how this art would look in your home. The original photo appeared in the September 2012 issue of House Beautiful.

The walls in this room are lacquered a cool gray. you can get the "Stonington Gray" paint for your home from Benjamin Moore. The sparkly surfaces add glamour to the room - notice the metallic accents of the silver lamps. I also found silver mosaic tile lamps on etsy by ledgan1.

Statement art that makes a conversation piece!
Title: The Forest is my Home
Size: 24x30" gallery wrapped canvas, Deep 1-1/2 inch sides painted black
The gallery wrapped canvas will save you money on framing since it is wired and ready to hang right on your wall.

Sides painted to match front, no framing required! art pops off walls!
This original tree painting is a textured tapestry of tangerine tango- a reddish orange, chartreuse green and violet purple. The landscape mixed media collage is hand crafted with piano sheet music art papers and paint. The yellow and orange forest floor contrasts with the solid vertical shapes of the trees. This tree wall art has painted deep gallery wrapped sides and is wired and ready to hang without a frame. The artwork will pop off the walls with the contemporary canvas, You will get enjoyment every time you look at this abstract tree art as it completes your home decor and raises the mood of everyone in the room. Evoking the deep forests where native oak trees lived before time began, this timeless art fits both into modern and contemporary decor. When choosing the best artwork for your space, you will find that these bright and happy hues are easy to incorporate with your existing interior design. Whether you are a musician or a tree hugger you will love this playful mixed media collage tree art on canvas.

Designer: Ashley Whittaker; Ashley Whittaker Design; 212-650-0024; Architect: Judith Larson, Gardiner & Larson Homes; 203-972-1409;  Sofa, Toulouse Curved Back Sofa—Donghia (T); donghia.comSofa fabric, The Metro Collection in Steel Blue by Juan Montoya—Holland & Sherry (T); hollandandsherry.comGimp on sofa, Kaleidoscope in Wine Berry by Jim Thompson; sofa pillow fabric, Fanfara by Dedar—Jerry Pair (T); jerrypair.comSofa pillow fabric, Marianne—Groves Brothers (T); grovesbros.comArmchairs by sofa, Hanna—Oly (M); olystudio.comArmchair fabric, Cartouche in Tay—Mark Alexander (T); markalexander.comFabric on back of armchairs,Tapa in Sulphur Green on White—Fortuny (T); fortuny.comChaise; bone inlay coffee table, custom by designer.

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