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Saturday Night Live Art Shows-Aligned Energy Art- “Attachments”

https://youtu.be/XWjoUW9XyWAWelcome to Saturday Night Live Art Shows ! I am Mary Ann Benoit and am with you tonight from Seward Alaska! So excited to be with you tonight to share some of my new Aligned Energy Art,, called "Attachments", and three fractal art pieces I would like to share.Thanks to Saturday Night Live Art Shows creator, artist Brooke Harker and her co-hosts Joan Marie of Joan Marie Art, Sheryl Benjy, and Nichole McDaniel for making this possible.Be sure to check out all the other Read more [...]

Seasonal Living Design Challenge

Do you love bringing the outdoors in? I do too. A beautiful example is this Edesign I created for the Seasonal Living Design Challenge #SLDesignChallenge.The challenge is open to the Architecture and Design talent in the USA, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Participants are to design a space in a Modern to Modern Farmhouse higher-end residential home.Each space must use at least 3 Seasonal Living products and 2 seasons should be reflected in the use of each space. Spaces should emphasize the concept Read more [...]

Saturday Night Live Art Shows-Aligned Energy Art- “Release”

Welcome to Saturday Night Live Art Shows ! I am Mary Ann Benoit and am with you tonight from Seward Alaska! So excited to be with you tonight to share my new idea, called Aligned Energy Art and three fractal art pieces I designed to introduce it.Thanks to Saturday Night Live Art Shows creator, artist Brooke Harker and her co-hosts Joan Marie of Joan Marie Art, Sheryl Benjy, and Nichole McDaniel for making this possible.Be sure to check out all the other artists from around the world,   having Read more [...]

Aligned Design Holiday Decorating and Gift Guide

As the seasons change and we move from summer into fall and winter, we are often inspired to change our decor for the holidays and to look for gifts.While this can be a magical time of year, it can also feel commercial and overwhelming. You may worry about how to decorate for the holidays or find the perfect gift for family, friends, clients, or co-workers.How can you stay aligned with who you are, while creating the perfect space that you enjoy and want to share during holidays?How can you find Read more [...]

Saturday Night Live Art Shows and A Passion for Purple

Welcome to Saturday Night Live Art Shows and FALL FEST! I am Mary Ann Benoit and am with you tonight from Seward Alaska! So excited this is my first, but not the last Saturday Night Live Art show! I am excited to be part of this amazing event created by artist Brooke Harker and her co-hosts Joan Marie of Joan Marie Art, Sheryl Benjy, and Nichole McDaniel.The show includes 59 artists from 12 countries, all having art shows in their Facebook and social media feeds Read more [...]

Three Reasons to Change Your Decor in the Fall

As the season changes and we move from summer into fall, we are often inspired to change our decor. But why? Are there any good reasons to do it?Why yes! There are several. And they are all good for us!This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.  https://northernlightsstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Copy-of-blog_titles-4.mp4 1. Stay Connected to the Outdoors One way to stay connected to the outdoors is by bringing Read more [...]

Birds of a Feather- What Birds Can Teach Us About Designing the Perfect Room 3

Previously, I showed you how flat lays create endless possibilities for creating a perfect space and three flat lays inspired by bird feathers. Birds provide endless inspiration for creating beautiful designs with the intricate patterns,  colors, and textures of their feathers! Flat Lay #1- The Forest In my article Birds of a Feather- What Birds Can Teach Us About Designing the Perfect Room, I shared a design for the first flat lay, inspired by realistic photo art of Pintail duck and eagle Read more [...]

Create an Exotic Global Style Living Room with a Gorgeous Blue Rug

Bohemian style celebrates warm earthy colors, metals and jewel tones. Bohemian decor often uses deep browns, greens, grays or other neutral colors for base colors, then accessorizes with saturated purple, fiery orange, and electric blue and other jewel tones. Bohemian style lovers are often carefree, dislike rules and want to follow their heart’s desire! Do you like vintage furniture and light fixtures, globally inspired textiles and rugs, and love displaying your collections of cool things Read more [...]

Birds of a Feather- What Birds Can Teach Us About Designing the Perfect Room 2

Previously, I showed you how flat lays create endless possibilities for creating a perfect space and three flat lays inspired by bird feathers. Birds provide endless inspiration for creating beautiful designs with the intricate patterns,  colors, and textures of their feathers! In my article Birds of a Feather- What Birds Can Teach Us About Designing the Perfect Room, I shared some ideas for one of those flat lays inspired by realistic photo art of Pintail duck and eagle feathers. I designed Read more [...]

Birds of a Feather- What Birds Can Teach Us About Designing the Perfect Room.

Previously, I showed you how flat lays give a bird's eye view of a lot of magic possibilities about to unfold before you.A flat lay creates endless possibilities for creating a perfect space.I showed you three flat lays inspired by bird feathers and asked what room you visualized each could become.I created some magic with the first design and wanted to share that possibility with you. A flat lay is an idea filled with possibilities. This flat lay and Read more [...]