A Decorated House is a Happy House
Tonight I found another artist who loves Paris as much as I do (I'm referring to Fifi Flowers as the first, and I have a hunch there may even be more!). Donna Courtney of The Decorated House creates collages that completely satisfy the lust for romantic and hazy French antiquity and delivers it nice and compact so we can clutter our walls with the (seemingly) time-yellowed aqua and pink-hued delineations with the reckless abandon of Marie Antoinette.
The French writing that is featured in the first collage is from a note Donna found in a French book dating back to 1808. It's details like these that transform a piece of paper into a much-loved treasure.
Donna also creates mixed media pieces using found objects such as beautifully aged skeleton keys, old crocheted lace, metal birds, all of which are meticulously finished to look and feel like a piece of antique art: