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Commissioning Art: Why and How?

That woven tapestry is a piece I commissioned from an amazing artist Woven by Willa Many times when people reach out for a custom commission they confess, “I’ve never commissioned a piece of art before,” as if that is something to be embarrassed about! Let’s turn that embarrassment into empowerment!   Let’s first address the why commission a piece of …

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Decorate Your Dorm For Under $50!

Ahh college! back to the grindstone! Another year of new classes, new friends, new room, another set of expensive textbooks! But what if you could decorate your dorm room for less than the cost of one of your textbooks! That really puts this into perspective. Option A. buy that $150 text book so that you can read two sentences on page …

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What’s the Deal with Art Shipping?

Shipping is the worst part of being in the art industry. I’ve shipped some pieces to clients where shipping cost more than the painting itself! WHAAAA?! That’s crazy talk. It is crazy talk, I’m fully aware. I have cried more about shipping than over anything else in my life probably. Here is why shipping costs so much and why it …

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My Favorite Social Media Platform!

Pinterest is my favorite social media platform! What?!? You thought it was going to be Instagram didn’t you? Nope! Pinterest is far and away my favorite platform! Here are the reasons why I love it, why you should love it too, and why you and I should become Pinterest BFFs! It’s Pretty Pinterest is by far one of the prettiest …