Wall Decorating Tip By Michaela Dodd: Art and Fashion Inspire in a Maryland Family Home

Wall Decorating Tip By Michaela Dodd: Art and Fashion Inspire in a Maryland Family Home Published May 16, 2015

“I have a weakness for art and blazers,” Saulé Smariga says. “They absolutely elevate the look of their surroundings. A T-shirt and jeans plus a blazer actually looks like you made an effort, and a great piece of art can stand alone in a simple room and convey the appearance of a carefully thought-out decor plan. They both add an element of polish.” Saulé, co-owner of decor boutique Silk&Burlap, followed her own advice and used art and a playful, casual style to decorate her family’s 1990s suburban home in Frederick, Maryland.

Saulé says that when she was a kid, her parents would often take her and her sister to art museums. She used to hate it, but now she says that love of art got under her skin and has had a lasting influence on her.

Today Saulé and her husband, Chris, are hoping to pass on their mutual love of art to their three kids. They have a growing art collection consisting of works by local artists, one they bought from an art student off the street in New York City and a few done by themselves or their children.… Read Full Article

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