Paris & Stockholm Prints {Wall Decor Inspiration from Minted}

Paris and Stockholm art prints from Minted at Hello Lovely's Arizona Fixer Upper
 

As you know, we are: just about done

with the Chicagoland fixer upper and

in the process of making over an Arizona getaway.

Our design direction in Arizona is

Euro-Serene-Cottage, and one of the

more pleasant tasks there is choosing

art and accessories since we’re starting

from scratch with furniture and decor.

Just before my last trip to

the Arizona Fixer Upper,

Minted invited me

to choose art prints, and I became

lost in lovely on their site,

discovering beautiful framed

Limited Edition Art Prints.

The art prints I chose?

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Days in Paris by photographer Jessica Nugent, in the

24×18 size and float-mounted, wherein the art

work floats on museum grade 100% cotton matte

board, in a simple white frame with

standard plexi, and the artist’s signature.

Pink Paris art print from Minted at Hello Lovely's Arizona Fixer Upper
Framed Days in Paris Print (shown without being float mounted) – Minted
Paris and Stockholm art print from Minted at Hello Lovely's Arizona Fixer Upper
Framed limited edition art prints from Minted

I also chose Narrow Streets of Open Gamla Stan

by Bethania Lima, in the 18×24 size, framed, and with

the artist’s signature…this digitally enhanced photography

print features the Old Town part of Stockholm, Sweden.

Here’s a photo from a travel site of Gamla Stan at night.

via

And artist Bethania has digitally enhanced

her photo for the print I chose.

Stockholm art print from Minted at Hello Lovely's Arizona Fixer Upper
Stockholm Print

Aren’t the colors beautiful?

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Paris and Stockholm art prints from Minted at Hello Lovely's Arizona Fixer Upper
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Here are 3 of my favorite things about the framed prints:

  • They’re super light with the standard plexi, making them easy to hang by yourself.
  • The float mount feature on my Paris print is unique and looks even better in person!
  • Minted takes all the guesswork out of online print shopping by providing photos to show scale and what the print looks like unframed…notice this next photo included in the print’s description:
Pink Paris art print from Minted at Hello Lovely's Arizona Fixer Upper
Days in Paris print by Jessica Nugent

Since we need art for the whole place, I

wasn’t sure where I would hang the pieces and

carried them room to room to get a better idea.

Paris and Stockholm art prints from Minted at Hello Lovely's Arizona Fixer Upper
Main Bath at the Arizona Fixer Upper

It looks great in this main bath, but I wasn’t sold.

Paris and Stockholm art prints from Minted at Hello Lovely's Arizona Fixer Upper
Days in Paris Print

For the time being, we have a small farmhouse bench

across from the bed in the master bedroom where we

will eventually put a dresser when we find one,

and I thought the colors of the art looked great in here.

Paris and Stockholm art prints from Minted at Hello Lovely's Arizona Fixer Upper
Limited edition art prints from Minted

It’s not the right sized art for this niche near the entry,

but I tried it against the Behr Classic Silver paint color

to note the contrast.

Paris and Stockholm art prints from Minted at Hello Lovely's Arizona Fixer Upper
Limited Edition Art Prints from Minted
Paris and Stockholm art prints from Minted at Hello Lovely's Arizona Fixer Upper
Limited Edition Art Prints from Minted

When I set the prints on my white piano…bingo, an idea emerged.

Paris and Stockholm art prints from Minted at Hello Lovely's Arizona Fixer Upper
Art prints from Minted on my piano

I was planning on keeping this guestroom/music room minimal
but seeing the quiet colors of the prints has inspired me to create
a gallery wall on this wall with the piano.

Paris and Stockholm art prints from Minted at Hello Lovely's Arizona Fixer Upper
This piano did not start life looking like this…stay tuned! (Get it?)
Paris and Stockholm art prints from Minted at Hello Lovely's Arizona Fixer Upper
Paris and Stockholm in the desert, anyone?
Paris and Stockholm art prints from Minted at Hello Lovely's Arizona Fixer Upper

So the fun of choosing art has only just begun!

These Art Prints

will be hung on the wall, and I

am collecting more pretties to join them…

since artist Loretta Lux is a favorite of mine,

some of her surreal pretend portraits may

join Paris and Stockholm lovelies since

the palette is so harmonious.

I’d also love to incorporate some of

my own photography from Paris.

Can I tell you how much more fun considering

art is than being knee high in tile grout?

A big thank you to my sister Jo for

her styling and snapping help!

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So which is your favorite print…Paris or Stockholm?

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Peace to you right where you are.

~michele

Thank you, Minted, for inviting me to choose framed art
and join your affiliate program…you have beautiful offerings!

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4 Comments

  1. February 20, 2017 / 12:57 pm

    They look great in your place!!! Thanks for the source!!!

    • February 20, 2017 / 5:00 pm

      thanks, leslie! i'm breaking all the rules as i begin decorating even before all the dirty work is done! xox

  2. February 23, 2017 / 10:53 pm

    Dear Michele,
    I am very happy that you liked my take on Gamla Stan and chose that print to decorate your home and appear in this post. Stockholm is a city that was always in my wish list, even before I became a design. Going there was a dream coming true and I wish to go back and get to know more cities in Scandinavia as soon as possible. Well, Paris is also lovely, of course! Best regards!

  3. February 24, 2017 / 3:11 pm

    Thanks for stopping by, Bethania! Thank you for creating such lovely art–I'm so glad you took that trip to Stockholm and would love to visit someday. xox

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