A couple of new additions to this corner courtesy of Green Gallery in Buchlyvie.  I don’t know if I ever mentioned it on here before but I studied painting at The Glasgow School of Art many moons ago and, whilst I don’t practice right now, I still have a deep rooted passion for art.  Even working on this post got me thinking two things – firstly that I should paint again and secondly that I should write a post about buying art (what to buy, how to buy and buying on a budget).

But in the meantime I just wanted to share these new pieces, the most beautiful little painting of the French countryside by Carol Moore and these slightly eccentric papier mache birds, and I truly adore them both.  The painting was £150 whilst the birds were under £30 each (one of them lights up too which, in my heart, just adds to its quirky appeal) and I like that, in terms of original art, that makes them both pretty affordable.  More in depth thoughts on that subject coming up in another post but, for now, a quick tip – Green Gallery are hosting a Christmas pop up, curated by a friend of mine, this weekend in my neighbouring village, Bridge of Weir, so if you happen to be local then I one hundred percent recommend stopping by (especially because this little beauty, by the same artist, will be there…).

 

Green Gallery Christmas Pop Up
curated by Nicola Brown

Friday 22nd November, 6-9pm (fizz will be served)
Saturday 23rd November, 10-4pm (cake and coffee)
HILLSIDE STUDIO, HAZELWOOD AVENUE, BRIDGE OF WEIR.  PA11 3DA

Paintings, ceramics, glass, textiles and jewellery
Affordable originals and prints – flexible payment plans offered

I am working with Green Gallery but this post does not form part of that partnership – just really wanted to share what I think is going to be a super lovely local event.

 

ROOM DETAILS

Carol Moore ‘Sauterne Vignes’ – Green Gallery (gift)
papier mache birds – Green Gallery (gift)
crystal glasses – vintage
drinks trolley – Houseology (gift)
elana floor lamp – Houseology (gift)
mabel armchair – Sofa.com

 

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