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Street art


We are hired as private drivers, part-time, usually involuntarily & unprepared – I may not have told you that! It’s various activities, dinners, gigs & other we are asked to drive our boys to, and it’s unpredictable. To put it nicely – we get to see places we otherwise wouldn’t. Different suburbs, neighbourhoods & areas where they usually meet with friends.

So in other words, inspiration from the streets today – it’s not about aesthetics, it’s about peoples creativity. The way people can change the street scene, not through architecture but by being ingenious in a simple, down to earth-way. What’s exciting is that it can turn up anywhere & unexpected. It makes me think about the person behind & the reasoning. I call it street art, where others might look at it as clutter or graffiti…perhaps.

ginandbird.tumblr.com/ ginandbird.tumblr.com

streetartutopiaLove you too / streetartutopia

tumblr.comA crack becomes a spider web / tumblr.com

tumblr.com Bicycle parking with joy / tumblr.com

tumblr.comThe Leaning Tower of Pisa / tumblr.com

pinterest.comNice stair decoration with a homey feeling / pinterest.com

memolition.comA tiny speck that keeps the streets clean / memolition.com

memolition.comColourful characters with twinkle in the eye / memolition.com

photobucket.comLook up! / photobucket.com

imcallingshots.tumblr.comWhat was once was meant, means something else now / imcallingshots.tumblr.com

google imagesSomeone is a passionate knitter / google images

fancy.comDices among cobbles / fancy.com

evysinspirations.tumblr.comThere’s a view,  with or without windows / evysinspirations.tumblr.com

fancy.com:katyakirnovaConstant watering / fancy.com:katyakirnova

fancy.comCurly hair / fancy.com

Take care / Marie

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Artistic


Art can be & mean so much, not just something you can hang on the wall, although I would consider it to be good enough, of course. I just have to like it, or else no matter the cost, it would be something I would give away to someone that appreciates it more than I. But the great thing about art is that it can be adapted to what we want it to be. It’s about each person’s experience. What you read into the artwork, what it means to you or possibly what its worth, in one way or another.

I would not like to dispute all the different opinions since that adds to the excitement around art. For myself, I prefer the simple & predictable variety. I am after all, an ordinary woman :)

ruyteixeira.comPictures, rug, cushions & stool fits well into the art theme / ruyteixeira.com

Co.desing masterpieceArchitectural masterpiece / Co.desing

lylaandblu.tumblr.comInch by inch – art / lylaandblu.tumblr.com

imageshack So called vintage kitsch / imageshack.com

cushandnooksMy favourite since young age / cushandnooks

designnerd via tumblr.com Furniture & wall art / designnerd via tumblr.com

freundevonfreundenSmall fine wood carvings /  freundevonfreunden

seventeendoorsNice with leaning pictures in a stack into the corner / seventeendoors

myscandinavianhome.blogspot.seArt wall / myscandinavianhome.blogspot.se

thingsilikePoster art / thingsilike

3.bp.blogspotColourful art & textiles / 3.bp.blogspot

nytimes.comPiece of art made by hand(s) / nytimes.com

lipstickonyourpillocase.tumblr.comHaute couture / lipstickonyourpillocase.tumblr.com

the apartment Beautiful floor art / the apartment

design-vox.comNice combination / design-vox.com

bloglovin.comArchitectural environment / bloglovin.com

Take care / Marie

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Daily inspiration, food art


It’s sometimes hard to define the difference between photography, art, commercials & food styling. What’s art – a constant question but as usual, it lies in the viewer’s experience. As simple as this is, I find it graphically appealing.

finedininglovers.com:blog:curious-bites:vegetable-carving-pictures:Vegetable carving / finedininglovers.com

Take care / Marie

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go BIGGER


There’s a great deal of oversized framed photos & posters on various inspirational sites. In the right place it certainly makes a difference. In other it looks too cramped to my liking. But again taste is so different so I’m not having an opinion around that. If you don’t want to go for a big, bigger design, you can create that feeling with several small – that hangs in more rows such as one of the images below.
Some people prefer plain or empty walls while others want to fill them with all kinds of art. Either way, it works just fine with either or. But today, you get to put up with a lot of bigger options. Let’s see what you think!

myidealhomeMatching colours / myidealhome

interiorlikes.tumblr.comMonochromatic / interiorlikes.tumblr.com

lamaisond'annagAtmospheric / lamaisond’annag

interioridea.tumblr.comLook out! / interioridea.tumblr.com

theblackworkshopDiscreet / theblackworkshop

thesacndinaviansideoflifeSeveral images makes one big / thescandinaviansideoflife

fancy.comSketchy / fancy.com

slvtcity.tumblr.comGraphic / slvtcity.tumblr.com

australiandesignreviewMural / australiandesignreview

googleimagesStyling / google image

myfavoriteandmybestConsciously nonchalant /myfavoriteandmybest

thegiftsoflife.tumblr.comWall portrait / thegiftsoflife.tumblr.com

pinterest.com Tree- rings as inspiration /  pinterest.com

designtraveller.blogspot.com Modern art / designtraveller.blogspot.com

SAdecor&designIncomplete / SAdecor&design

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Wall art / 187


Hej my friends,

What do you prefer to put on your walls, real art, artistic art, posters, own artwork, commercial stuff, beach finds or  - maybe nothing at all…which this post isn’t going to be about. At least not this time :) Anyhow, the essential thing is to actually chose things that you like, that gives you a pleasant feeling & makes you happy inside. After all, those images, photos, posters & art, sits on your wall day after day. They reflect your style, taste & personality but above all your everyday life.

My sons have different taste & prefer to display their “art” in different ways too. One has everything on the wall, without any space between while the other one has his things on the floor, leaned along the wall. Many of the things we have chosen at home is associated with memories from travels, friends & events. Strangely enough, we don’t have any photos of any of the family or relatives, which seems to be very common elsewhere. It’s not only common but also very personal & homey.

I was standing in a queue the other day when a guy were paying for his stuff. Inside his wallet he had a photo of his girlfriend, which made me think about why I did not have any photos of my darling & my beloved sons. Neither my husband have it. It’s worth thinking about maybe, who knows. But for now, let us reflect on our choice of art on the walls at home. Here’s some inspiration…

Four white frames, well coordinated together in one spot / Beelianwee via Tumblr

Nice combination in straight lines / Conceptbyanna

Neatly lined up on the picture rails / Ideastosteal

One of my favourite solutions – simple yet interesting / Let me be inspired

Batik inspired in blu tones / Marymadethis

Cute picture that frames the still life display / Cush&nooks

Stylish blend that reflects furniture & style / Theinfamous via The fancy

Different sketches in black frames on one line / Planetdeco

Casually leaned against the wall provides a restful expression / Nestprettythings via Tumblr

Bright, light & exciting / Skandiamaklarna.se

Why not colour match the picture with the other home decor in the room / Lindabergroth

Many small ones makes a big one / Planetdeco

Something that is more peaceful and harmonious, not to compete with furniture / Google.com

Take care / Marie

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