Fine Art Photography Giveaway

July 18th, 2013

I was recently hunting for beautiful art prints on Etsy and stumbled across Lisa Russo Photography, and immediately fell in love with her eye for capturing amazing images.

lisa russo architechture

We struck up a conversation online after I told her how much I admired her work, and I’m so excited she agreed to give away some of her fine art prints today to two lucky winners!

Who can deny the lure of the sea? This beach collection is one of my favorites!

seascapes lisa russo

 

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Nailpolish Abstract Art

July 17th, 2013

While working on the revamp of the guest room (oldest daughter’s room when home from college) I wanted to add some unique (and cheap!) abstract art. It’s easy to take out a paintbrush and just go for it (find great tutorials here) but instead I decided to get busy with some dollar store nailpolish and created these two abstracts on canvas.

nailpolish abstract art on canvas

 

Yes, that is nailpolish! I love the shimmery enamel finish and the raised texture you get when it dries. It’s very Jackson Pollock-ish with the random swirls, drips, and splatters.

To recreate, here’s what you need: a blank canvas from a craft or art store; nailpolish from the dollar store, local pharmacy, or your stash; background latex or craft paint and a foam brush (optional); newspaper or tarp. nailpolish art supplies

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