for every home [part ii].

art you made

2. Art You’ve Made

Adding art immediately transforms an empty space into a home.

I do think there’s something extra special about having at least one piece of art that you have made. This can seem daunting if you don’t think of yourself as particularly artistically talented, or even artsy at all.

Here's a watercolour painting of an owl, a more ambitious option.

Here’s a watercolour painting of an owl, a more ambitious option.

Making your own art can be obvious: a picture, a painting, a drawing. But, simply putting something in a 2-dollar frame can give it artistic presence. I love the idea of framing a ticket-stub or messily scrawled song lyric {another option is to download a cool font and print it out on card stock} as a way to elevate them.

Here are some lines from a Wordsworth poem over a page from an old National Geographic. This is an easy option if you're not feeling super ambitious.

Here are some lines from a Byron poem over a page from an old National Geographic. This is an easy option if you’re not feeling super ambitious.

Adding your own art can be a chance to display a private talent, or a lovely way to remember an occasion, and to share that memory with curious guests.

This is also the most affordable way to add art to your space that actually fits your personality.

It's ok to add some dorky touches too, there's something to be said for sentimental art as well.

It’s ok to add some dorky touches too, there’s something to be said for sentimental art as well.

See the first part of this series here.

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