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Landscapes by Natasha Miller

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Self-taught artist Natasha Miller lives on a tiny Deer Island, N.B. in the Bay of Fundy

Birds of a feather

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Each of Lincoln, N.B.’s ceramicist Judy Blake’s birds are unique

Home sweet row house

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The row house is a St. John’s, N.L. icon, and now you can have one in your home. Anna Murphy hand dyes and screen prints each
pillow, which lends its own charm and style. Find them at her Quidi Vidi Village Plantation studio and shop.

Brighten your space

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Adding a bright accent wall to a home office can help you find inspiration and motivation
all year round. Sico paint, Citrus (6098-54).

Time machine

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Dartmouth, N.S.-based website What, These Old Things gives upcycled retro finds a new life through online auctions and an Etsy store. 1960’s Orel twin bell alarm clock from the U.S.S.R.

Rustic modern table

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Salvaged wood from a 60-year-old barn in southern New Brunswick gets new life with this original design by Suzanne (Hickey) Anderson and Steve Anderson of Halifax-based relove. Reclaimed cedar wood coffee table.

Ceramic pendant lights

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Newfoundland ceramic artist Wendy Shirran draws on her travels to create practical artistic pieces inspired by architecture, flora, fauna, and folklore. Her one-of-a-kind clay lights were recently displayed at St. John’s Craft Council Gallery. Veiled ladies hanging light.

P.E.I. mixed media painting

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An ancient sailor’s rhyme inspired this encaustic (meaning painted with a mixture of pigment and beeswax), and mixed-media painting by Charlottetown, P.E.I. artist Monica Lacey. It’s printed on a birch panel. Red Sky at Night.

Hot paint choices for the cottage

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Stylish cottages are hot this season. Many getaway owners are combining the sleek and the rustic to create a polished but laid-back look. One option is pairing textured items like raw or reclaimed wood with clean white walls. Wall paint in Wenge and Winds Breath by Benjamin Moore.

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