Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Good Day, Sunshine.
Just got this print in the mail [pretty quickly I might add] from 20x200. It's by Christian Chaize and I heard about this print and the Artist through one of my very favorite blogs, Little Green Notebook . Man that lady's got style and taste oozing out of her fingertips. But I digress.
The chintzy frame that I bought at Ikea over the weekend didn't have quite enough white mat to reach the print edges, so I skipped down to the frame shop a block away.
I had this idea to have a blue mat cut to go beneath the white mat to bring out the blues in the image.
Obvs something got lost in translation because she cut the mat in such a way that the white mat no longer worked above it. [white mat had a perfectly centered frame cut, blue mat was cut with extra thickness on bottom of frame. which is how it's actually supposed to be done.]
Awesomely the gorgeous blue mat only cost 8,50€ but now as it hangs on my wall all blue mat, I'm left to wonder...Wouldn't it look better with a white mat on top and the blue only peeking out as an accent? I feel like the mat is taking center stage to the print now. Should I hand over another 8,50€ for the custom white mat?
Alors. What to do?
Excuse the Uber crappy pic. The light in my house is narsty gray today on account of all the rain.