Today is a really exciting day for me and I hope for you, too! A couple months ago, Minted asked me to be one of their curators. It has really been a dream come true for me. As an art major in college, I really gained a high appreciation for a wide variety of art and artists and lately, I’ve honed my own creativity into my home. I love to fill our home with art and that’s what I have come to love about Minted. It’s filled to the brim with talented artists. You have to be selected to sell your art on the platform, which keeps the caliber of the art high. However, there’s still thousands of pieces to sort through when you’re trying to select a piece for your home.
That’s where I come in. I’ve been asked to curate my personal favorites, which will change seasonally, right here. (Or, you can find it anytime by visiting www.chrislovesjulia.minted.com.) There’s just less than 100 of my favorite prints and textiles that I would have in my home in a heartbeat!
The funny thing about launching my curator’s store today is it also coincides with an Instagram giveaway I had planned with Minted just last week. As soon as I hit 30K Instagram followers (which happened last night!), they offered to giveaway 30 (THIRTY!!!) 11×14 prints to 30 of our followers over there. And with giving away 30 prints in celebration of 30K followers, here are my top 30 prints I would choose if I could win them all! (Clicking on the image should bring you right to the print on Minted’s site).
What a way to kick off this week! Hope to see you over on Instagram for an easy entry to win a print of your choice. Which one would you pick?
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