Dec. 21

 

Holiday Greetings (plus a fun last minute gift idea)

by Lynn Byrne

Don't you just love those vintage Christmas tree brooches?!  How I would be thrilled to receive a gift wrapped just this way!   But of course it is always better to give then to receive, so I headed straight over to Etsy to see what I could find Read more [...]

Dec. 14

 

Painterly Palette

by Lynn Byrne

Wassily Kandinsky was an integral figure in the transition from representational to abstract art during the early 20th century and this painting, Impression III, marks the shift in his own work. Kandinsky came to painting relatively late. First Read more [...]

Dec. 11

 

Lynn Byrne Featured on the Blog, Style Mummy

by Lynn Byrne

I am proud and delighted to announce that UK blogger Alison of  Style Mummy has featured me today on her blog!  Alison and I don't know each other.  She simply discovered my blog through the mysteries of the interwebs and decided she liked it enough Read more [...]

Dec. 10

 

I SPY: Fromental

by Lynn Byrne

There are just certain companies that I am drawn to like a moth to a flame.  Fromental is one of them.  They  explicity state  in their "About" section that they are "deeply committed to continuing the tradition of the decorative arts." Of course Read more [...]

Dec. 09

 

DESIGN DICTIONARY: Verre Eglomise

by Lynn Byrne

“If you are going to walk the walk, you should talk the talk.” “The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms.” –Socrates  VERRE EGLOMISE: Glass which has been painted on the reverse to depict a picture or other design that shows Read more [...]
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