The Paintry Journal

Home Office Tips to Make Your Space Work
May 07, 2024, 09:39:32 AM

Even as offices reopen, WFH = the new norm. We have a few home office tips to boost your home office mood and productivity level.

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Abigail Ross

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Enhancing Your Photos for Beautiful Paintings
May 07, 2024, 09:36:19 AM

Artists can create INCREDIBLE paintings from your photo. As with most things in life, the quality you put into something directly impacts the quality you receive. So, the better the photo, the happier you will be with your custom painting.

Read along this blog to learn 5 easy photo tips to try for the best quality photos (that then translate into amazing commissioned artwork).

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Abigail Ross

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Ways to Spark Your Interior Decor Creativity
May 07, 2024, 09:31:02 AM

With the amount of time we spend at home, it should be a sanctuary. The decor and comfort of your home truly makes a HUGE difference in it's energy and feel! We know it's a little daunting to figure out exactly what to do with it, and it's a bit easy to get stuck in a rut.

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Abigail Ross

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Paintru travelgram painting collage
May 07, 2024, 09:28:19 AM

Karl Lagerfeld once said, “What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.” It’s no secret that this is where the pull of Instagram lies.

Whether you are an avid photo poster or not, the attraction of curating images of your best moments is obvious. Studies of the most popular hashtags show that Travel is a stalwart topic: #travel, #travelgram, #instatravel, #wanderlust consistently hit the top of user lists, out-shined only by Design and Food, and outperforming Fitness and Inspiration.

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Abigail Ross

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the yellow Joy of House Portraiture
May 07, 2024, 09:28:11 AM

A painting of a house can be a powerful thing. Homes are where memories are made, relationships are forged, and celebrations occur. Our homes are more to us than just bricks and mortar: those walls have witnessed a myriad of life’s precious moments.

It is easy to see why houses and buildings have for so long enjoyed a special place in the history of art and commissioning. House portraiture brings the personal story of a home to the forefront, allowing artists and homeowners to express the often deep and emotional pull that we as humans feel towards the buildings we inhabit.

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Abigail Ross

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Perfect Interior Design Gifts for Design Enthusiasts
May 07, 2024, 09:28:02 AM
Deck the halls and upgrade your home decor with the ultimate gift guide! Compiled by us and small space guru Stevee Wagoner of Our Cosy Condo, this list offers 18 fantastic finds for every budget and taste. From the 'cult-favorite' Always Pan to the festive Pura Smart Home Fragrance Diffuser, there's a thoughtful and stylish gift for every interior design aficionado on your list. Plus, find out where to get the chic coasters, minimalist vases, and luxurious candles that will leave a lasting impression. So ditch the stress and discover the perfect present to elevate any home this holiday season!
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Abigail Ross

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Unique Gift Ideas for Artists
May 07, 2024, 09:27:56 AM

Updated 2021 – Top off your hot cocoa and get cozy, art fanatics, or friends of one–it’s time to talk artist gifting. The Paintru team put together a list of 18 of the best, creative gift ideas for artists this holiday season. 

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Abigail Ross

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A Paintru Guide Painting Styles and Mediums
May 07, 2024, 09:25:18 AM

You have an idea in mind, a blank wall posed and waiting for its feature piece of custom artwork, but a little unsure of how to bring your artistic vision to life. Let's talk about different types of painting styles to spark inspiration and kickstart your custom painting masterpiece.

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Abigail Ross

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9 Tips to Build a Gallery Wall
May 07, 2024, 09:19:21 AM

Are you looking for a little guidance on how to display your artwork at home just like the pros?

We asked expert interior designer Sophie Moore to share advice to help you build a gallery wall that's professional, yet personalized. Explore tips on how to create a vibrant mix of paintings, prints, photographs, and other artwork at home.

Ask the Interior Designer sophie moore
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Abigail Ross

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Art Commissioning Guide
May 07, 2024, 09:16:47 AM

There isn't anything quite like owning your own piece of fine artwork, and why artwork can be so seemingly priceless. How do you begin this journey to find an artist to create your masterpiece? Learn more about the options and how to commission artwork in our guide.

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Abigail Ross

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