With a touch of the beach...
This is the picture that sits on our mantel year round.
The name of the print is "Neap Tide", by Gerald Bienvenu, a well known artist on the Mississippi Gulf Coast where I grew up. Mr. Bienvenu has painted numerous landscapes and beach scenes from the local area. Shortly after college,
I worked with his wife who owned an interior design shop.
I bought several of his prints.
This year I decided to add a touch of 'beach' to the Christmas mantel to tie in with the print. The print is matted in red/green/cream, even the boat is red/green, which made for an easy color scheme to work with.
I added some branches from outside to the vases.
A few baby starfish.
Santa's delivering some starfish too.
I'm really enjoying the layered textures.
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