Category Archives: Arts & Crafts in home Decor

The Gnome Man of Littlebeck, Ecclesiastic furniture maker

Tom Whittaker wood carver and ecclesiastical furnituremaker, was known as the Gnome man of Littlebeck. Tom Whittaker lived and worked in Littlebeck, about 5 miles from Whitby. He used only English Oak and his signature trademark was to carve a … Continue reading

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ARTS & CRAFTS IN HOME DESIGN AND HOME DECOR

Contemporary or traditional; Collaboration, or singular, the work is Phenomenal! I discovered this work at the Scottsdale Celebration of the Arts, in February a year ago. she had an unusual way of using clay which was more sculptural & decorative, … Continue reading

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ARTS & CRAFTS IN HOME DESIGN AND HOME DECOR

Navajo Rugs would be hung on walls as decoration; pottery would be displayed as quaint souvenirs; while baskets could be used in a garden for gathering flowers, or vegetables; or simply used as a visual decoration, and of course as a conversation piece. Continue reading

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BASKETRY, POTTERY,WEAVINGS, AS HOME DECOR.

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I thought it about time I wrote an article on the collectible and aesthetic trends of Art in home decor. I have personally collected Navajo, and Hopi artwork. The recent trends in Home decor of using Arts & crafts to enhance the home or professional building has spurred the creation of collectible baskets and pottery. Made by the women of the tribe, they were purely utilitarian Continue reading

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