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ARTIST HIGHLIGHT: WHIMSICAL ANIMAL & PET PORTRAITS BY KAAREN ANDERSON

ARTIST HIGHLIGHT: WHIMSICAL ANIMAL & PET PORTRAITS BY KAAREN ANDERSON

Posted November 8, 2017see the article here. MEME ∙ HILL As many of you know I started out this crazy blogging career as a painting and DIY artist. With that in mind, I’m always drawn to creative people with a unique way of looking at life. I collect art wherever I go and find beauty in every medium. I’m mesmerized by glass, pottery, woodworking, sculpture, architecture, even tattoos and everything in between. So what better way to spread the love of art with a new monthly blog series?  November Artist Highlight I’m so excited to be bringing you a new monthly series...


UNIQUE DOG PLATES FROM SOLVEIG STUDIO

UNIQUE DOG PLATES FROM SOLVEIG STUDIO

giftguideonline.com.au 29/09/2017See the article here. Trying to get a business up and running can be challenging and for founder of Solveig Studio, Kaaren Anderson, the learning curve was steep, like 85 per cent steep.  “This is my learning curve, there’s really no curve,” says Anderson. “Most people laugh, and shake their head, yet it’s true. I’ve had a crash course in creating a business plan, marketing, public relations, R&D, product creation, budgeting, projections, networking, what risks to take, etc.   “Yet, truth be told, I like a challenge. I’m most comfortable in life, when my head is just above the water swimming....


ANIMALIA LAUNCH THE DOG DAYS OF SUMMER SOLVEIG STUDIO ANNOUNCES ITS NEW PRODUCT ADDITION AT NY NOW

ANIMALIA LAUNCH THE DOG DAYS OF SUMMER SOLVEIG STUDIO ANNOUNCES ITS NEW PRODUCT ADDITION AT NY NOW

This woman-owned business offers wildly colorful plates and platters with quirky twists of animal humor and wit. Originally drawn with Sharpies on paper, illustrator Kaaren Anderson’s work uses the true “magic” of markers to create sassy housewares for the adventurous spirit.  These dishwasher and microwave safe tableware designs employ a patented printing process unique to the tabletop genre, making the line distinct with its pop of color, detail and quirky renditions of the animal kingdom. Plain and simple it’s not your grandma’s china, unless your grandma’s freakin’ awesome! Solveig Studio’s aim is simple and straightforward -- get more joy and humor...


DECORATE YOUR NEW YEAR’S EVE TABLE FOR FUN AND FESTIVITY

DECORATE YOUR NEW YEAR’S EVE TABLE FOR FUN AND FESTIVITY

Silly party hats, colored eyeglasses, and shiny beaded necklaces are a New Year’s tradition so it seems fitting to keep entertaining light hearted, even for a formal dinner. These plates with whimsical animal characters created by Kaaren Anderson of Solveig Studio were my inspiration. With all of the vibrant colors in the salad plates, I decided to keep the larger plates and table linens white so that the characters took center stage and the table didn’t look overly busy. I picked fuchsia as the lead color in the centerpiece by adding some curled fabric ribbon and a live flowering plant. I made the...


A HOME DECOR POP UP SHOP IN PITTSFORD

A HOME DECOR POP UP SHOP IN PITTSFORD

Artist Kaaren Anderson of Solveig Studio and I first met through Instagram. She said she admired my work and invited me to visit her pop up shop located at Schoen Place in Pittsford, NY (in the parking area behind Label 7 and Olives). Her compliment got my attention. I went to her Instagram feed (@solveig_studio) and loved what I saw! I didn’t waste any time in making a visit to the shop. Kaaren greeted me with “I know you from Instagram!” Oh the power of social media! After an interesting conversation about Kaaren’s background, we found that we had more in common...