Isn’t it blimmin’ amazing what a bit of art can do to a room? As you can see from the before and after photos above, a small gallery wall in our bedroom has completely transformed the space. I really like the fact that the TV is no longer the focus point in the room: it’s camouflaged within the gallery wall, and your eye is drawn to the pieces around it, rather than the TV itself. But most of all, I love the individual prints and the stories behind them. The map you can see at the top? It’s a map titled ‘Lyra’s Oxford’ which I found inside the Philip Pullman book of the same name. It means all the more as we named our little girl Lyra after the character in Pullman’s ‘His Dark Materials’ trilogy. Here’s where I found the other pieces, and some of my favourite independent art stores.
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