For the Art Lover + Color Your New Orleans Holiday Season with Local Style

What’s trending? Marsala, Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year, has been popping up everywhere in preparation for gift-giving season. Mercedes-Benz is using it in their car interiors, Marc Jacobs designed a watch with it, and loads of women are sporting it on their nails and lips. Here’s how you can make marsala a part of your holiday season.

Jennifer Rowe Striped Denim Pillow Handmade Decor

Something Cozy

Put this funky striped pillow on your living room couch or add it to the pile of pillows on your bed. The variety of colors makes it easy to pair with any of your current furniture. If you love the pattern, you can find a matching tote bag and clutch in the Marsala collection of local New Orleans art on our website.

Kathy Schorr Silk Scarf Bees Flowers Red

Something Unique

This scarf will serve as your go-to statement piece to make any outfit pop. New Orleans artist Kathy Schorr hand paints each one using the “Gutta-Resist” technique. A fun fact about Kathy- she’s been the designer of the original New Orleans Jazz Fest BayouWear pattern for the past 30 years.

Sondra Venable Calligraphy Print Inspirational Quote Red

Something Sentimental

Gift this inspirational print to your mom, sister, best friend, or even hang it in your own office to encourage you throughout the day. It is bordered by the names of historical women who will motivate you on your path to success.

Jess Leigh Pendant Necklace Red Gold Jewelry

Something Chic

Pair this funky ruby quartz necklace with grey, teal, or dark green to add an original sparkle to your work wardrobe. The jeweler, local New Orleans artist Jess Leigh, was named “Accessories Designer of the Year” in 2012.

Holly Heine Flower Paper Collage Hawaiian RedSomething Simple

Hang this fun tropical piece over your stove, in your bathroom, or place it on your mantle to create an exotic, adventurous feeling in your space. The mandala inspiration for the artwork will fill your home with good vibes.

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Written by Megan Thomas