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March 3, 2010

A New Painting for Our Kitchen Nook

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style="clear: both; text-align: left;">I’m crazy about this oil painting painting I recently found for our kitchen nook.  It’s by a German artist named Decker and was done in 1886.  You know when something just calls to you?  (“Buy me!!” 😉  I didn’t know where I’d put it (I rarely do with art…  If I love it, I know I’ll find a spot) but for $60, I was thrilled. It’s full of my colors and I just love its moodiness.
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style="clear: both; text-align: left;">I’ve been meaning to  get something up on the left side of my kitchen nook for a while now…   Here’s a photo of the right side with the chalkboard: style="clear: both; text-align: left;"> style="clear: both; text-align: left;"> style="clear: both; text-align: left;"> style="clear: both; text-align: left;">The green in my cabinets (Behr’s Witch Hazel in Semigloss) works perfectly with the Decker painting: style="clear: both; text-align: left;"> style="clear: both; text-align: left;"> style="clear: both; text-align: left;"> style="clear: both; text-align: left;">I’m leaving it unframed and I love seeing the tattered sides of the canvas.  The painting is so beautifully aged. style="clear: both; text-align: left;"> style="clear: both; text-align: left;"> style="clear: both; text-align: left;"> style="clear: both; text-align: left;"> style="clear: both; text-align: left;">And here it is up in “the nook.” style="clear: both; text-align: left;"> style="clear: both; text-align: left;"> style="clear: both; text-align: left;"> style="clear: both; text-align: left;">I’m never one for permanence in my home, but it’ll be staying in the nook for a good long time!  While I do appreciate museum-quality art (who doesn’t?)  I’m always on the lookout for beautiful inexpensive original paintings.  (And by inexpensive I mean under a $100 and preferably in the $30 – $50 range…  I know that’s cheap, but I feel no guilt at checkout! 😉 style="clear: both; text-align: left;"> style="clear: both; text-align: left;">xoxo, style="clear: both; text-align: left;">lauren style="clear: both; text-align: left;"> style="clear: both; text-align: left;">ps- The white floor vent register seen in the pics has finally been replaced!!  wahooo style="clear: both; text-align: left;">
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