This light and airy sitting room reflects the hues of the ocean with a piece of canvas art in blues and greens above a pretty mint green sofa. The hexagonal, marble-topped coffee table adds pattern to the design, and a disc chandelier dazzles in the natural light.
According to Tze, the bedroom, “feels like a cloud,” a fact which played heavily into the couple’s decision to forgo adding art to the brick wall there. Instead, the bedside table stands in as the main artistic canvas, featuring pieces that are changed out regularly in keeping with Tze’s philosophy that “art is not permanent.”
Rich chocolate walls create a dramatic and glamorous feel in this master bedroom. Plush, neutral bedding pairs with a mix of throw pillows, including sequined ones for an extra punch of glam. A large piece of canvas art lightens up the space and echoes the blue and green accent colors found throughout the space.
The eye-catching art over the fireplace adds a pop of vivid purple color to the space. A unique contemporary metal sculpture creates a fireplace cover for an artistic take to the space. Mounted sconces and boxed wood stools create a mirror effect surrounding the fireplace.
Art on canvas, instead of framed masterpieces, can be a lower-cost option to personalize a room. Designer Robin LaMonte says many of her clients hang artwork by their children prominently in their home. To start with, you can find a blank white canvas packs sold at arts and crafts stores.
Plain fondant-covered cakes make great blank canvases for rose gold embellishments. Rose gold luster dust is used to create shimmering sequins and art deco patterns. It’s available for purchase at many cake specialty shops and online. Here we’ve mixed it with clear vanilla extract to create rose gold paint. Art Deco stencils can also be found at your local craft store, and while you’re shopping, pick up a new pack of soft-hair artists’ brushes. You’ll need a kitchen-dedicated set for this project.
Though defined by white walls and hardwood floors, this entryway doesn't shy away from color. A large canvas with red, white and blue lines enlivens the space, while a couple of chinoiserie jars bring in a timeless pattern.
White walls are the perfect blank canvas on which to layer brilliantly colored artwork and whimsical accessories like the zebra head and mobile. A sunshine yellow shade is a pop of warmth over the window seat.
Custom blue leather walls lined with gold fabric become a canvas on which to display the large mosaic work 'Queen of Malaren' by Einar Forseth (here digitally reproduced, of course). The image's many colors shine beneath the 'petrified' sunflower light fixture, which in turn brightens this single vanity bathroom.
Sublime sophistication perfectly describes this living room designed by Ana Donohue. For the entryway, Donohue chose unexpected pieces that all work together to anchor the space. A muted canvas hung casually atop a console table with wooden tusks indicates a strong but delicate sensibility that is carried throughout the rest of the space.
Designer Anna Williams, against a white backdrop of walls and bookcases, cleverly created a homage to this family by framing and displaying memories and mementos of their lives. Using canvas and white frames, she focused attention on the children's artwork and special family photographs with careful attention to placement and design. Guests will delight in their little slice of life!