Thursday, August 11, 2016

Society 6

New platform for my art! You can now find a good mix of my photography, paintings and new typography creations at Society 6 online. Find art prints as well as iPhone cases, rugs, pillows, mugs, towels, tote bags, wall tapestries, notecards and more! Click here to visit my page. You can also go directly to the site and type in Angie Mahoney in the search bar. Just a small sampling of what you will find...

Stay tuned for new creations arriving weekly...

Saturday, July 16, 2016

A Few Silver Treasures

"A room should feel collected not decorated."
I happen to think old silver serving pieces are so uniquely elegant and I can't help but be drawn in when sifting through salvaged odds and ends at thrift stores and antique fairs. I am able to see past the tarnish and age spots confident that a little elbow grease and silver polish will unveil their original beauty. 
Here are some of my latest finds just listed in the shop this week...

"The joy of junking comes not only from a great find, 
but also from that moment when you figure out how to breathe new life into an old piece."

Find more cottage treasures, creations and salvaged finds in my Etsy shop...

Please use my coupon code WELCOME10 for 10% off your first order with me.
Happy treasure hunting...

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Small Masterpieces

"Lavender Fields"

I miss my painting days...need to plan a day to get lost with my brushes and paints. 
Sharing this old favorite from Pinterest...

Happy Wednesday


Saturday, June 18, 2016

Flea Market Flips

I. Love. This. Show.
Thrifting and flipping...right up my alley. Lara Spencer of HGTV is passionate about all things vintage and antique and is host to Flea Market Flip, a show in which contestants get $500 to score flea market finds they can buy, fix and flip for a profit. Lara, as well as her contestants each week, know how to spot a diamond in the ruff and transform it. Looking for a one-of-a kind piece, a vintage revival or just some inspiration? This show has that and more. 
Lara offers some basic tips to antique shopping:
*determine your style
*look for solid pieces
*check for labels
*take two trips through
*train your eye
*look for good bones, good lines and a classic shape
*you snooze, you lose
*keep on moving
*cash is king
*trust your gut
*grab it and go
*know the power of paint
*easiest flip...reupholstered chairs
*tell a story in your home
*buy things you love

I'm sharing some of my favorite internet flips with you including links to the before and afters and the creative eye behind each find. If you have the passion for junk and transforming trash into treasures you will surely feel the love for these flips.

You can read more about Lara Spencer here and you can find Flea Market Flip on HGTV. Check your local program guide for days and times.

"The best things in life are old, loved and rescued."

Friday, June 10, 2016

Deck The Walls

Shabby salvaged treasures for your cottage walls...
New items at Swede13 Cottage...stop in and browse a bit!

Happy treasure hunting...
enjoy the weekend.

Friday, June 3, 2016

Inspire Me

Pinterest never fails to leave me inspired when I type the word "art" into the search line. 
I created a board especially for all those inspirations which you can find here
I've also gathered a collection of my favorites to get your creative juices flowing 
or to just leave you awe inspired. 
"Art is not what you see, but what you make others see."  ~Degas

now go grab those brushes and get to work ;)
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