HOME DECOR HAUL! ♥ Home Goods, Thrifting, and Target!

Decorating + styling our home has jumped into, like, my top 5 favorite things ever since we moved! I recently shopped at Home Goods, Goodwill, Target, and one of my favorite local brands, Two Trees Botanicals. 

This will be the first of a few home decor hauls to come because we've found more cool finds since. Click below to watch + enjoy!

If you would like to shop any of these products, or similar ones I sourced online, please check the description box of this video  for links! 

Thank you so much for watching! If you have any favorite home decor shops or blogs that you read I'd love to hear about them. 

Doing the 100 Day Project? 100 Days of Art Making!

Have you heard of The 100 Day Project by Elle Luna?

After choosing the path to becoming an artist and writing her book "The Crossroads of Should and Must" she started this project. Basically, it involves 100 days of making. In my case, it will be 100 days of art making. 

It took some reflection to decide if I was ready to take on this challenge, but I am going to do it! I think challenging ourselves creatively is where the magic happens, and I am very excited to be joining in this year.

In this video I am explaining more about the project, feedback I have gotten from artist friends who have done the challenge in the past, and how I will be approaching it as a full-time artist. Click below to watch:

I'd love to know if you've heard of the project before, if you've done it in the past, and if you'll be taking it on this time around. I know it won't be easy, but I am really looking forward to seeing it unfold, and sharing the journey with you.

I will be sharing the process on my Instagram @PaigePoppe, and on this dedicated page of my website which I just added! I would love to have you follow along.  

Thanks so much for watching!

Art in the Garden at Berridge Nurseries

This Saturday I had the pleasure of bringing my work to Berridge Nurseries for their 18th annual Art in the Garden event! It was such a treat because the nursery is a spot my parents have shopped at for years for cacti + plants, and still do. In fact, they left with a pot of succulents, ceramic road runner, and cactus shaped bird bath in hand...ha! These are my people. 

We were lucky to have a beautiful sunny day, and it was very fun to be surrounded by all of the plants. There was also a farmers market and some demonstrations. I gotta say, my favorite was from Iconic Cocktail Co. They had me try their Kaffir Lime Tonic...um, I die. So good + refreshing after a day outdoors. 

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The surrounding was so beautiful that I wanted to share the photos with you here! I shared my prints, greeting cards, and mugs, as well as a bunch of new original work. I'll be adding many of these pieces to my site this week + next as well :) Okay, let's jump in! 

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Of course I had to bring my "Camelback Rises" painting to the event, considering that Berridge has the most gorgeous view of Camelback from their lot. 

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I really enjoyed having these beautiful flagstone furniture pieces to display my prints + cards. So pretty! 

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This piece is one of the more abstract paintings I have ever created. I like the direction its heading in, and it's something I will explore more. 

Thank you again to Berridge Nurseries + Gordon C. James PR for having me! It was beautiful day. 

If you would like to make sure you don't miss future local events where I share my work, please check out my Events page which I update often, or join my email list. Thank you for reading!

Painting Arizona: Camelback Mountain Timelapse Painting

Sometimes the canvas holds the painting, and you have to uncover it. 

That was the case with this piece. I had held onto this 4 foot piece of reclaimed wood for a while, forgot about it, and when I pulled it back out again I knew it was just waiting to be a mountain landscape. 

Of course Camelback Mountain is one of my favorite subjects. I can see the tip from my driveway, and get a gorgeous look at it every time I ride my bike in my neighborhood or go for a drive. It has such a special presence in the valley, and I have learned how grounded being surrounded by the mountains makes me feel. 

I am excited to share the painting process of this piece with you today! Click below to watch my video:

Does any part of your landscape make you feel like home? 

Thank you for letting me share this piece with you today! It is now available in my shop, and I can't wait for a collector to be the new owner of this special piece.