Why Don’t You…?

book wallpaper

… create your own wallpaper with pages from your favorite book?

Wallpaper can be so beautiful in a variety of spaces, but it’s all so very permanent. And if you have decor anxiety like me, forever second-guessing your furnishing decisions, permanence can sometimes be a bad thing. The good news? With a bit of ingenuity, your favorite illustrative book and some poster putty, you can create your own temporary wallpaper – collage style!

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Why Don’t You…?

… finally get around to decorating that staircase?

Unadorned corners of the home are some of my favorite spots to attach meaning to – whether through photos, sentimental details or unusual objects. What better place to create a meaningful collage than an empty staircase wall?

I love that the art is unframed, making it feel temporary and unplanned. And you already know I’m a sucker for washi tape interiors.

Happy collaging!

Images: Lekker Fris

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Pooch Portrait

Samuel Price’s portraiture is not your every-day-point-and-shoot sort of thing. His primary model is not human, but rather their joyful and expressive canine companions. Samuel’s process of collage or photo-montage uses everyday materials as a means of expression. His work has amazing depth and richness. It captures the spirit of these creatures uniquely.  “Combining small pictures as the elements for color and texture within a larger picture, my work uses the same technical elements to conceive a portrait without the use of computers as a guide. Each piece of paper is cut by hand and placed individually onto the working surface, placed meticulously for it’s color and shape. I spend many hours simply digging for the materials that best fit the canvas, searching for the perfect match. Moreover, I find great joy in using materials that have been put to waste and constructing something new and special from the process.” Samuel Price

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