You know what’s sad? I’m so ram-rod focused on styling perfection, that I just got lost in a rabbit hole of hunting for the perfect “mid-century digital clock” to replace the cheap Target one you see pictured above. It’s embarrassing how desperate I get to replace things that are perfectly functional yet imperfectly designed. I just thought I’d let you know that I’m feeling a little obsessive and psychotic this morning, and anything but pulled together in case you thought that was the case.
Anyway, I digress. The point of this post isn’t to fixate on silly styling obsessions. It’s about celebrating our new-to-us collection of vintage landscape paintings! As an editor at
Case in point, our upcoming home tour with
The two framed pieces you see off to the right-hand side of our newly-hung gallery wall came from my favorite
In case you’re curious to know how much this collection cost, the pair from Williamsburg was about $150 total, whereas the little one from Richmond clocked in at around $40. Certainly not nothing, but the original, 1960’s dated paintings felt worth the investment to me.
Purchasing art is such a subjective thing, so I can’t really tell you what a good deal is and what a bad deal will run you. But, here’s a tip, though! If you spot a piece of art that you love, try imagining in your mind how much you’d be willing to pay for it. Then check the price tag. If it’s not more than $10 over your estimate, I would say it’s worth seriously considering purchasing the piece of art.
The moral of the story? Don’t waste those interior design inspiration images that are just sitting in your digital collection (think:
I love that Molly’s beautiful home (which goes live on Glitter Guide next week) could literally manifest itself in our own space, so consider this a challenge to follow suit with a dream room or home that inspires you!