Happy Monday everybody! Also, Happy Year of the Horse! Did any of you celebrate Chinese New Year on Friday? I only realised it had even happened after the fact, and that was thanks to my Instagram feed. But I’m celebrating too, mainly because: who doesn’t love horses?!
I was a horsey kid– riding lessons, equestrian summer camp, a subscription to British Horse & Pony; the whole deal. Though my interests as an adult are somewhat more varied, and I don’t ride regularly any more, I’m still floored by the sheer beauty of the equine form. I especially love when I see it celebrated in interiors, mixing two of my life’s loves.
(The print above is my absolute favourite. Seriously, I die.)
Beautiful, right? I think equine art works best when it’s photorealistic, over-sized and uniquely composed. I’d love to introduce some to my own home– in fact, I have a giant wall on my stair landing that’s just begging for something like this…