What’s Trending Wednesday
Ready to get the most out of your walls? Good! Because it’s time to them with art and photos!
We can’t just hang any old art though, no-no. No one wants to be that person that just puts something in their home because they saw it once in a magazine. We must take steps to be better than that. Take some time to sit down and have an honest, open conversation with yourself about art. Really put some thought into it because it’s something you are going to be looking at it everyday and every guest that enters your home with see.
This is why we must choose something fun! We must choose something meaningful! Maybe add some colorful? Maybe something silly? At least make it something cherished and loved!
A good part of the fun is the hunt. Heading out on the Wild West that is the internet and searching for your new art. The search for art is a great way to get to know yourself. You find your likes, dislikes and what really calls to you. Art is truly a great way to express yourself and to further imprint onto your home.
As always we won’t leave you baby birds without proper art inspiration. This, of course, is just a mere taste of what’s out in the wonderful world waiting to be added to your home. Go out into the world and find a piece that begs to be on your walls! Or realistically log on to Pinterest and type in ‘coastal art’ or something niche like that.
The pictures that we just got in are taken by Brooklyn, New York based polaroid photographer named Matt Schwartz. Matt showed up in the store one day and asked if we’d be interested in some of his art. We love meeting new artists and checking out their work so of course we were excited to see what he had to show us. Laurie and Jaymi were hooked on his dream-like, coastal photographs the minute they saw them. They knew that these photos were right up Tuvalu’s alley and we had to share them with you guys. Matt has been traveling around the world for last 7 years taking pictures of what he’s seen and experienced. He’s traveled to places like Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru, Dominican Republic, and Portugal. He’s also been all over the US experiencing our beautiful country and taking pictures along the way. He told us that he’s been traveling up and down the California coast taking pictures and making new friends as well as meeting new artists. His prints aren’t like most normal prints, they are taken with a polaroid camera and then transferred over to a canvas to the size wanted by him or his customer. This allows for his unique style to come through and creates one of a kind pictures. Matt Schwartz’s portfolio boasts more than just the beach and surfing photographs that we love. He’s got a few categories that we’re sure you’ll fall in love with too!
Check out Matt’s website here: www.shehitpausestudios.com