lisa bayne collection

When we launched apparel at Artful Home, we had one clear idea:  to offer distinctive clothing by small-batch American designers whose artful style meshed with ours.  We suspected that there were women out there – women like me! -  who were interested in clothes that didn’t look like everything else out there, women who cared as much about style as comfort, women who were [...]

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to frame or not to frame? and what to ask your framer

Your decision to frame a painting, watercolor, drawing, or other 2D artwork depends upon several things: the features of the piece of art itself, the place you intend to hang it, and perhaps most important, your relationship with the art. Is it art you’ll want to live with for only a few years (to match a wall or furniture setting, for example)? Or is [...]

in the studio with sylvie rosenthal

If you lose your wallet, you hope someone thoughtful will find it for you...and if you're in luck, that someone might by Sylvie Rosenthal. Last winter, an Artful Home employee dropped her wallet in a snowbank and considered it gone for good. Little did she know that it would be found by an artist whose work she knew well. Because of their shared connection [...]

10 teapots infused with creativity

Whether you're a tea aficionado looking to serve up your daily "Earl Gray" with a splash of personality or an art lover hoping to add some new flavors to your collection, you'll find plenty to savor in the world of artist-made teapots. Teapots have been around for hundreds of years, having originated in China and then spread throughout Asia, Europe, and beyond. The history [...]

small enchantments in glass

In his delicious category-defying book, Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M.: Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany's and the Dawn of the Modern Woman, author Sam Wasson recounts the arranged meeting of two literary stars. Paris, 1948: Truman Capote was ushered by Jean Cocteau into the Palais Royal apartment of Colette. The French grande dame of literature, author of Gigi and many other succes de scandales, was [...]