etsy find: nature photos and oil landscapes

Just finished hanging crown moulding and adding taller baseboards to the master bedroom. Ouch. Definitely used muscles I haven’t used that way since the last time the husband and I tackled crown moulding together. We also took the leap and changed the walls from almost white to a warm gray — sculptors clay from Behr. (The color looks much more gray on the walls than it does onscreen.) It’s dramatic yet cozy and paired with a crisp white trim, a great change. Unfortunately, it doesn’t do much for most of my antique watercolors that used to hang in the room. Off to Etsy. I found two photos on sale from Etsy user Allison’s work before), but still needed a small piece of art for the opposite wall. Which brings me to the oil landscapes. Although there’s lot of original oils on Etsy for under $100, Carol Schiff’s work caught my eye, especially the marsh paintings. My soft spot for watercolors remains, but I’m looking forward to adding an oil to the mix. The smaller framing cost will be a nice change, too! (Sorry, no before pictures of the bedroom. We tend to leap before I think to snap pictures. As soon as it’s finished, I’ll post some after photos.)

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