High End v. Low End Art

Over the weekend, Daughter worked on two different art projects, one high-end and one-low end. It got us thinking about our own art collections in general. Throughout our own homes, we’ve tried to balance a mixture of high- and low-end art work. The high-end art pieces were investments and art that we connected to on an emotional level. Art that we will keep for our lifetime. Yet, our taste change and so our lower-end art work reflects current trends that can be easily interchangeable. Art that we may or may not discard after a few months or years.

Personally, we believe a home should reflect the owner’s personal style and taste. A well-rounded collection of high-end or low-end art can help present their personal story. Artwork isn’t confined to framed prints or canvases. Not only do we love a well-balanced collection at different price points but we also admire a collection full of art pieces – as in, anything can be art. Art in the form of a funky mirror, vintage dishes, gallery wall, a vintage airplane, old barn wood and the list could go on and on!

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We’ve already shared a few of our favorite inexpensive art projects and will continue to do so. For now, here are the two art projects that Daughter completed over the weekend.

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A New (Old) Blue Dresser

For our last project in Daughter’s Master Bedroom, we revamped an unloved dresser. Well, that is not entirely true. We purchased this wonderful dresser from our favorite auction house with the sole intent to paint it and sell it in our booth. We even tried a new Annie Sloan color and dark wax on this special ‘guy.’ Yes, we are calling the dresser a ‘guy’ because Daughter envisioned the piece in a teenage boy’s room. It was a very masculine, well done piece. Unfortunately, the little dresser had three interested buyers that contacted Daughter but yet, the dresser remained unsold. Shame.

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Daughter brought him home for a little R&R and he sat in the Master Bedroom to provide much needed storage. Daughter had no intention in keeping the dresser but it began to grow on her. It was also the right size for her TV corner.

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IKEA Vittsjo Desk Hack

We’re back with more projects from Daughter’s Master Bedroom Makeover. Today, we are highlighting Daughter’s bedside tables (otherwise known as IKEA’s Vittsjo Laptop Desk!) They are simple, elegant and stunning!

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A Fabulous {DIY} Upholstered Headboard

Last week, Daughter shared the progress in her Master Bedroom Makeover and at the center of the room was her new {DIY} Upholstered Headboard! Gorgeous! Today, we are sharing the step-by-step tutorial to recreating this stunning headboard. This project has endless design possibilities and only cost around $100 for a King Headboard!

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