I wanted to share with you the launch of the Artist Spotlight Series from framed & matted which debuts with Los Angeles-based photographer, Max Wanger. This project offers the opportunity for framed & matted to partner with a different artist each month to create a featured framed artwork. As you can see, Max Wanger’s Tulum print is snug and safe in my living room. I adore this print! And I double adore what framed & matted are doing with the Artist Spotlight Series.
You are going to LOVE this DIY, coming straight from our DIY contributor Elise Vaughn. It’s Cinco De Mayo inspired and a perfect addition to your walls.
This fun project was inspired by the Mexican Star weave. Most of us have done this weave with four Popsicle sticks at a camp during our childhood. With this version I added a couple more sticks and made it a bit larger. You can make yours as large or as small as you want- the length of your sticks will determine the diameter of your woven star.
Branches or wooden dowel
Lay the sticks over each other so that they all cross in the middle and are spread evenly apart.
Attach your sticks together laying the yarn over the middle of the sticks with a long tail. Begin wrapping the sticks with the yarn in figure eights around each of the sticks and securing them in the back by tiring a knot with the tail of the yarn. -the sticks will still move around and will become more secure as your weave circle grows larger.
Once you have obtained the desired size of your weave you can either leave the extra length of sticks or simply saw them off. And presto:)
Check back tomorrow for more weave art inspiration!
DIY designer: Elise Vaughn, Styling: Kirsten Grove, Photography: Kirsten Grove and Elise Vaughn.
Maybe it’s because spring is here but I am craving color right now! I love the look of a clean space with a splash of bright, beautiful color. I’m normally not a purple or pink fan but done right, I’m in love!
What are your thoughts on color? How much is too much>
Image: Home Life. Photography Armelle Habibs and Styling Julia Green.
Image: Livet Hemma