How To Create A DIY Faux Oil Painting On A Budget

While I love a good framed print, sometimes it just doesn’t feel the same as a naked oil painting hung on your wall. Which got me thinking, could you MAKE a faux oil painting you could hang on the wall without a frame using free art from The Public Domain Print Shop? Better still, couldContinue reading “How To Create A DIY Faux Oil Painting On A Budget”

Print Shop Drop: The Abstract & Modern Gallery

Introducing the ABSTRACT & MODERN GALLERY! From the day I launched the Public Domain Print Shop I’ve had requests pour in daily for me to add an abstract & modern art collection to the gallery. This was a challenge since the majority of what the general public would consider “abstract & modern” art was createdContinue reading “Print Shop Drop: The Abstract & Modern Gallery”

Everything I Read & Loved In 2021

In 2021 I read 83 books and today I’m spilling all the cold tea on which ones made my top 10 for the year and why! (BTW it’s cold tea because I realize that this post is hella late in coming lol) 10) All The Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr 🎧 Let meContinue reading “Everything I Read & Loved In 2021”

A Layered, Worn & Storied Mantel

I want my house to tell a story from the moment you walk in the front door. I want it to tell you about who I am, the things I care about, and the moments in life that have been the most meaningful to me. One simple way to do that is through the artContinue reading “A Layered, Worn & Storied Mantel”

Black Is Beautiful: A Public Domain Print Shop Special Collection

One of the most difficult aspects of running The Public Domain Print Shop is ensuring there are a diverse array of human beings represented in the imagery curated here. One of the reasons this is so challenging is that (by and large) we’re limited to only utilizing works in the public domain, meaning, in general,Continue reading “Black Is Beautiful: A Public Domain Print Shop Special Collection”

How I’m Reviewing My Year And Setting Goals For The Next As A Proud Perfectionist

traditional end-of-year reviews usually just don’t work for me (as I imagine they most likely don’t work for a lot of perfectionists). Either they are overly critical and can cause me to shut down and feel like a failure, OR when told to “just focus on all the good things that happened” can then feel like a trivial, meaningless mental exercise, antithetical to who I am as an individual and the things I value at my core.

Home For The Holidays: 2021

Christmas may have come and gone this year, but I couldn’t let the holiday season pass us by without sharing at least a few images of our home in all it’s yuletide glory! From fresh handmade garland to a custom Dickensian inspired vintage banner, I had so much fun decking the halls this Christmas! WouldContinue reading “Home For The Holidays: 2021”

Winter: A Public Domain Print Shop Special Collection

Winter has officially arrived at The Public Domain Print Shop! So go grab a throw blanket, brew yourself a nice cup of hot tea and get ready to cozy up with some of the best FREE winter-themed artwork currently available in the public domain! (As an added bonus, that will also give your browser aContinue reading “Winter: A Public Domain Print Shop Special Collection”

My Go-To Tips For Setting A Budget Friendly Formal Tablescape

Thanksgiving is a big deal around our house. Partly because I love any excuse to host a large dinner party and cook an abundance of decadent, over-the-top food for my favorite people and partly because it means I get to create my yearly Thanksgiving tablescape! While this year (out of an abundance of caution) ourContinue reading “My Go-To Tips For Setting A Budget Friendly Formal Tablescape”

2021 Holiday Gift Guide

As a person who puts a lot of thought and mindfulness into her gift giving, the holiday season is often an extremely stressful time of year for me since I’m always trying to purchase things that are truly meaningful to each individual and chosen specifically with their likes/needs/wishes in mind. That said, I also knowContinue reading “2021 Holiday Gift Guide”