ArtfulHomeDecor

Tissue Box Covers, Wastebaskets, Coasters, Switchplates

St Louis, Missouri · 1292 Sales

ArtfulHomeDecor

Tissue Box Covers, Wastebaskets, Coasters, Switchplates

St Louis, Missouri 1292 Sales On Etsy since 2011

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Announcement   Fine art home décor products - tissue box covers, beverage coasters, trivets, light switchplates, wastebaskets made from fine art prints by photographer Greg Matchick. YOU CAN ALSO SEE MY WORK FOR SALE AT:
Green Door Art Gallery, 21 N. Gore, Webster Groves, MO 63119

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Last updated on Oct 4, 2017

Fine art home décor products - tissue box covers, beverage coasters, trivets, light switchplates, wastebaskets made from fine art prints by photographer Greg Matchick. YOU CAN ALSO SEE MY WORK FOR SALE AT:
Green Door Art Gallery, 21 N. Gore, Webster Groves, MO 63119

Barbara Matchick

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About

Creating a more "Artful" way of life - Artful Home Decor

For several years now I have been creating decoupage items to decorate my own home. In 2010, however, I received the news that my job was being outsourced. Not wanting to pursue another job in the corporate world, I started looking for a way to fulfill my need for a more creative form of work. My husband, Greg, who happens to be a very talented photographer, suggested that we pool our talents - his photography with my interest in decoupage - to create a line of home decor products, hence, Artful Home Decor was born.

Each piece that I create is all done by hand. The images are printed on fine art paper and individually cut to fit. Once the images have been glued to the surface I apply several coats of decoupage medium and three coats of varnish to finish. I also apply two coats of paint and, on some items, two coats of varnish to give the inside a finished look. Consequently, each item I create is hand touched by me at least a dozen times from start to finish. All of these extra steps and seemingly minor details make the difference between a mass produced item and one crafted by hand. My work is on display in an art gallery here in St. Louis as well as some other venues from time to time.

It has always been my secret desire to have a brick and mortar store - a sort of artistic coffee shop/cafe/boutique where we could showcase the things we love - good coffee and food, unique handmade items, art work, the lavender I grow and dry in my garden, etc. I'm not quite ready to make that leap, but in the meantime, I have concentrated my efforts on creating a workshop that could also double as my own mini "boutique".

We live in an old Victorian era row house (circa 1881) that had, for the most part, a dirt basement. I dug the dirt and carried it out in buckets (1,250 buckets of dirt as well as hundreds of buckets of broken concrete) and laid a limestone floor throughout and created an old-world wine cellar in half of it and a workshop/storage area in the other half. It seemed, at times, a totally daunting task that would never end, yet at the same time a labor of love that I will never regret. I hope you enjoy seeing the pictures of my workshop and thank you for visiting my Etsy shop and supporting small businesses and artisans.

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  • Barbara Matchick

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    Married, no children, interests include traveling, art, interior decorating, gardening, cooking, faux painting, refinishing, rehabbing, art/crafts .......

Shop policies

Last updated on November 6, 2015
Thank you for your interest in our art products. We take pride in our work and the quality of our products. These products are produced using high quality original photographs.

Custom orders are welcome and we are open to new ideas. Please feel free to ask about anything you are looking for or do not see. We invite you to visit Greg's Etsy site: GregsFineArt and Greg's website www.printsbeautiful.com to view more of his work, as many of these prints can be used in creating products as seen here.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 7 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
We are committed to providing customer satisfaction. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, for whatever reason, please contact us within 48 hours of receipt to resolve the issue. Based upon the individual issue, we are willing to work out refunds, exchanges or other compensation.
Payment
Paypal and direct checkout are the preferred methods of payment. They ensure the fastest turnaround for you, the customer.

We will also accept payment by means of bank or postal money orders and cashiers checks but it results in a slower turnaround for the customer. After receipt of a money order, verification is made on the draft before shipping.
Shipping
Items are shipped via USPS mail after receipt and verification of payment. Shipment is normally within a day or two of receipt of payment on stock items, or as specifically noted. Custom products will of course take longer. When Paypal is used, shipment can be as quick as the next day. We ship internationally as well, the customer is responsible for all tariffs and customs.
Additional policies and FAQs
To see more of Greg's photography visit his website at: www.printsbeautiful.com.

Greg also maintains an active Facebook page: Greg Matchick - Fine Art Photography.

If you find yourself in St. Louis, Missouri you can see Greg and Barbara's current work on display at:
Green Door Gallery
21 N. Gore; Webster Groves, MO 63119 (St Louis, MO)
www.greendoorgallery.com