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Meet the Maker: Michelle Morin Former garden...
3/28/2014
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Meet the Maker: Michelle Morin

Former garden designer Michelle Morin abides by classic wisdom and… >

Meet the Maker: Michelle Morin

Former garden designer Michelle Morin abides by classic wisdom and paints what she knows—each of her compositions is inspired by nature. Lucky for the New England artist, she rarely needs to look further for subject matter than her own backyard. Tag along as the creative mind behind our Garden Buzz Collection gives us a glimpse into her new home and studio space.

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"Happiness last year was moving into our new home and slowly becoming acquainted with the flora and fauna living in our backyard."


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"My work space is on the third floor of our house. It is very quiet and filled with afternoon light. There is a large birch tree outside my window, which makes the space feel like a tree-house."


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              "I found this drafting table from the ’50s on the side of the road."


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      "It’s important to have a really good sable brush. They are worth every penny."


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        "I’ve carved out a space in our barn for pottery—it’s a nice change of pace."



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"Being out in the field, gathering references, making quick sketches, observing—these are the most rewarding moments of design."

 

Photos by Jesse and Allison Stansfield