Choose Your Perfect Art: For The Kitchen

It’s said that the kitchen is the heart of a home and if yours is a place where good food is shared with good company, this is certainly true.   As a nation, we are spending more time in the kitchen, eating, talking and relaxing with friends and family - as well as creating the meals that fuel our lives. The farmhouse kitchen, (where people can congregate to talk, drink…

Choose Your Perfect Art: For The Living Room

Following on from our last art-buying blog ‘Choose Your Perfect Art: For The Bedroom’, in today’s blog we’ll be looking at expert tips on how you can choose the ideal piece (or pieces) of artwork to grace the most communal space in your home: The Living Room.   Perfectly placed artwork has the unique ability to completely transform a space, so making the right choice is paramount to getting the…

Choose Your Perfect Art: For The Bedroom

Buying art for your home is a wonderful experience, but choosing the perfect piece to fit in with both your décor and the feel of a room can be a challenge for those of us who aren’t professional curators.   But there are ways in which you can steer your attention to selecting the ideal painting, sculpture or whatever else might have caught your eye, to match your needs as…

Falmouth Week Regatta 4th – 13th August: Our Favourite Things To Do!

If you’ve ever thought about paying a trip to Falmouth, now is the time! From the 4th – 13th August we’ll be enjoying The Falmouth Week Regatta: a major event here in Cornwall with seven days of fleet racing for yachts and dayboats in the world famous Falmouth Bay; fantastic music, a carnival and even the Red Arrows making an appearance on Wednesday!   It’s fantastic fun for all the family,…

5 Artist Tips to Unlock Your Creativity & Inspire Your Best Artwork

As I sit in our lovely St Mawes Gallery, it’s hard not to feel just a little big smug that *this* is supposed to be work!   Being surrounded by beautiful artwork in the Roseland Peninsula, such an exceptionally picturesque part of the world, is nothing short of inspiring, so today I thought I’d write a blog giving all of you budding artists out there some fun ideas on how…

St Mawes: The Art Lover’s Secret Haven

It’s no great secret that Cornwall is the place to be for all artists and art aficionados out there. From the incredible landscapes to that special quality of light that you just can’t find anywhere else, the Cornish coast provides a wealth of inspiration and in turn, a wealth of beautiful artwork; but what you might not know, is that St Mawes is a true hidden gem of the art…