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Baby Deer Photo Framed and Hung

December 27th, 2010 · 2 Comments

After getting some of your thoughtful opinions (thank you!) on which photograph to add to the exposed brick wall in my living room, I decided on Baby Deer by animal photographer extraordinaire, Sharon Montrose. (If you’re not familiar with her work, her e-shop The Animal Print Shoppe is a must-see!)

I ordered a basic white frame and mat here to keep the look streamlined and inline with the other art on the wall. I played around with the placement of the photo but in the end settled on the design I had in mind from the beginning: one piece on the left and two aligned vertically on the right. I wanted the three pieces to read clearly as a group so even though the wall is large I spaced them pretty close together.

For now I’m content with the result and am putting down my hammer and nails. I am a serial re-arranger so like everything in our home this is a work in progress.

Animal Prints

August 19th, 2010 · No Comments

Ooh! Just discovered Sharon Montrose’s The Animal Print Shop (via unruly things), where you can purchase the commercial photographer’s impossibly-appealing animal series. The website says that many of the animals “were rescued by loving and dedicated people who care for them as their own.” In that case you can adopt the albino Burmese python. I call dibs on the piglet.




Prices range from $25 for 7″ x 9″ (unlimited edition) to $2500 for 29″ x 37″ (edition of 10).