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a splash of gold :: art

Painted or foiled, there’s no resisting gold {silver or copper too}.  I use a lot of metal leaf in my artwork and will continue to do so until I run out {which isn’t anytime soon — I bought a boat load of every color, a weak and expensive moment while browsing in our local art store for a kneaded eraser}. No matter how often I see shiny metal {S-H-I-N-Y}, I’m always in awe of the many ways it can be creatively used — especially in art.

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We’re in love with ACRYLIC CANVAS paintings. Frances Katz of BlueBerry Glitter aced this piece. A unique canvas alternative that I’ve been toying with trying. The only issue is, I would have to apply papier collé and oil without being able to see the art as it is being applied. Unless of course I had a mirror below the acrylic {it would feel like I was upside down and inside out}. A challenge worth trying. BlueBerry Glitter has this process in the bag! This piece is sold but she has a lot of artwork that is truly worth checking out.

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White and Gold. So clean. This piece screams luxe. {Designed by Gerrie Bremermann. Photo Credit: Barbara Elza Hirsch | Chez Elza}

$2100. | CLOCHE + BUTTERFLY | 36" x 48', 2 1/4" deep birch wood canvas | gallery wrapped | oil, paper, metal leaf, polymer, resin | papier collé | FAC Museum Shop

SOLD | CLOCHE + BUTTERFLY | By Nadine Sage | 36″ x 48′, 2 1/4″ deep birch wood canvas | gallery wrapped | oil, paper, metal leaf, polymer, resin | papier collé | FAC Museum Shop

This piece is earmarked for a fabulous new home construction here in Colorado. The owner is creating a space specifically for the artwork {super cool}.

wallpaper artwork

We’re currently working on transforming my artwork into wallpaper {I’m diggin’ the thought of it}.  This entails a lot of scale and color adjustments which are necessary for printing large scale. Not to mention {but I will}, a shift in how I create my art {somewhat frightening, but all the same, exciting}. What a fabulous way to create a bold statement in any room — the possibilities are endless. Below are just a few examples {more HERE!} that have inspired me while working on the concept:

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floral
flamingo

creative solutions :: hanging art

Bria Hammel Interiors via Houzz

Bria Hammel Interiors via Houzz

Can’t wait to display that collection of pictures or artwork but stuck on how to hang it? Don’t feel bad. There’s a lot to consider in terms of symmetry, picture size and frame style. To get started, take a look at these eight different approaches to displaying your art and photos. ~  of Houzz

a salute to my mom

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On Christmas Eve, my life changed. My Mother passed away while I was caring for her. She was a bright star that shined over me each and every day of my life, and she will continue to do so. I miss her so, but I know I will see that sweet face of hers again. Sending lots of love your way Mom.

Pauline Sage – Mother of 8 children. Pip leaves a husband of 64 years, seven children, eleven grandchildren, two great grandchildren and one sister.

pairing art :: beloved gold antler + adobe living

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living space photo via FUBIZ | artwork via SAGE+LØVE

Absolutely adoring this adobe living room, but we’ve agreed … it needed artwork. We have paired “beloved gold antler” with this clean natural space. Be sure to check out the rest of Alexandre de Betak’s abode. Note to self: remember the natural rock formations left in the flooring {here} … could make for a nasty fall in the middle of the night.

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via SAGE+LØVE

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