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NEW ART.
Monday, May 18, 2009, 8:54 pm
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Thought I would share some additions to my kitchen that I put up yesterday. The first is a painting my friends brought back for me from their vacation in the Dominican Republic as a thank you for watching their cat. The colors go perfectly with my yellow cabinet and other brightly colored decor and I love the local flavor of the piece.

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The second piece isn’t necessarily art. It’s actually an abandoned canvas that has been taking up space in the corner of my kitchen.

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The story: years ago I thought it would be cool to do some random decoupaging on a big canvas as a project. I did it, it was just ehhh, and later decided to peel all of the decoupaged material off so I could reuse it. The big idea still hasn’t come (yes, years later) and in the meantime, it’s been gathering dust. Christina suggested I hang it up because it looks kinda cool the way it is. I agreed it was cool looking but didn’t know if it could pass as wall art. Yesterday since I already had my hammer and nails out, I threw it up on the wall above my kitchen table. Not bad. I realize it’s not amazing or anything but it fills the space nicely and will do for now. It’s a better storage spot than on the floor and when that brilliant idea does come to me, I can just swap it out.

What do you think?

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love the art. what i love more than the art…the pig! your place looks great!

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