Where to Buy Art: My Favorite Sources for Artwork

If you’ve been searching online for where to buy art, this post is for you! I’ve rounded my favorite / best art sources for cool pieces (originals and prints).

Gallery wall of artwork in modern dining room.

Where to buy art? A question I love to answer! Artwork is one of my favorite subjects around here.

In the last couple years especially, I’ve been getting asked more and more about where I source the artwork we have in our home. Must have something to do with the huge stack of artwork I almost always have piled up on the floor somewhere. Haha.

So, today I’m sharing ten of my favorite places (online) to buy artwork, along with some of my favorite artists.

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Peach Cocktails Perfect for Summer (Recipe)

Peach cocktails that scream summer! An easy farm to table recipe…

Adding a peach garnish to a frozen cocktail.

It’s starting to feel like summer around here, so I thought I would revisit an old favorite peach cocktail recipe that involves fresh farm peaches, a color blocked puree, and (of course) alcohol. It’s like a beautiful looking alcoholic slushie. What’s not to love?!

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We Bought a House (Empty House Tour)

If you follow along on Instagram you already know this, but…We bought a house!

Image of empty kitchen with minimal wood cabinets and green natural stone counters.

I have wanted to buy a house again for SOOOOO long! And it took us a long time to get here. But now, I can officially say, WE BOUGHT A HOUSE! In this insane market (especially in Southern California), I feel like this is something to be pretty excited about. But also, even the market wasn’t insane right now, I’d be very excited because that means I’m about to have projects galore. And I’m so pumped about it.

That said, there’s a lot of work to be done in our new place, and changes have already started. So I figured it would be a good time to share all of the before photos of our new home.

Wanna see? Click through for all the photos.

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Unpaper Towels: How to Make Reusable Paper Towels with Fabric Scraps (Two Ways)

Thinking of making the swap to unpaper towels? Honestly, it’s easier than you think and you can make your own reusable paper towels in 15 minutes! 

A stack of unpaper towels made of fabric scraps in 15 minutes or less.

I made the switch to unpaper towels in 2018 and it has been WAY easier to keep up with then I thought it would be. Here’s what happened…

A few years ago, I woke up one day and was suddenly grossed out by all the paper towels we were using in our family. I’m not sure what it was, but that day something clicked and I realized that (at least for us) cutting down on paper towel usage OR eliminating it all together was a small thing we could do in our home to help reduce waste.

So, I mentioned it to Jeff and put the paper towels we already had under the sink for the weekend, just to see if we could actually do it. I mean, it didn’t seem like it would be that hard. BUT at the same time, paper towels are so convenient and we really used them out of habit for pretty much everything from cleaning and spills to wiping down Hayes’ face after meals.

Long story short, we tried it that weekend and never looked back. It was honestly way, way easier than I thought it would be to make the switch. And one of the key reasons why it was so easy was because we already had what we needed to get started: dishcloths, and lots of them.

But then I got to thinking, what if you don’t have any dishcloths handy already (or you only have a couple) to make the switch easier. And that’s how these DIY reusable paper towels came about. I say ‘paper towels’, but they’re actually made of fabric – no paper at all. Even better than being made of fabric though, they’re made of fabric scraps to further eliminate waste AND help anyone who’s interested, get started right now…in 15 minutes (or less)!

Did I mention there are two version of these DIY reusable paper towels as well – a sewn version AND a no-sew version! Click through for both tutorials and let me know what you think.

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Unique Egg Dyeing Idea (with Supplies from the Grocery Store)

A cool egg dyeing hack that I’ve been doing for years.

Blue and green earth tones Easter eggs on white background

Starting with a super simple egg dyeing project that mimics the look of natural egg dyeing with store bought dye. I love the accessibility of those inexpensive ($2 or $3) egg kits you can buy at the grocery store this time of year. But I’m not a huge fan of the super bright, bold colors, for the most part.

So, I came up with a way to use those store kits in a way that feels a little more grown up, color wise, with one simple change. Use brown eggs instead of white. Pretty simple, right? I started doing it back in 2015 and I don’t think I’ve dyed eggs any other way since.

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How to Make Easter Baskets with Just ONE Material in 15 Minutes

Love these homemade Easter baskets, that can be used year after year. They’re affordable and easy-as-can-be to make!

Modern canvas DIY Easter basket with Easter candy and presents inside.

If you’ve ever wanted to make your own Easter baskets, I’m sharing a super simple sewing project today that will help.

My favorite part isn’t the candy inside though, it’s that once the holiday is over, you can reuse these canvas baskets as year-round storage and organization. Not bad for a humble Easter basket. Click through for the full tutorial.

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A Cool, DIY Headboard That Makes a Statement (Half Circle Headboard)

Create an upholstered DIY headboard that makes a statement, for under $200!

Neutral modern bedroom with a half circle headboard and striped neutral bedding.

Have you seen the oversized half circle headboards popping up on home tours and Pinterest lately?

I love the look and I was pretty sure I could DIY my own, so I gave it a try and it turned out (almost) just like I pictured. I’ll explain later. But for now, the details!

Wanna make a half circle DIY headboard? The whole project can be completed in a weekend and costs less than $200 (or even lower in price if you have some of the basic materials already). Similar headboards cost $800-2,000 if you buy them online or in a store. Click through to see how I made it.

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