7.08.2012

Bellamy’s Oyster

Honey gave me a gorgeous, original oyster painting by Bellamy Murphy of Savannah for our tenth anniversary.  He went through Savannah must-shop Sweet Tea to commission the stunning piece.
May 2012 265 copy
I’ve been chomping at the bit to get this beaut hung, but it needed a little something extra for the space I had in mind.  When we originally purchased our home, the nook where I made our growth chart in the upstairs hallway was originally a strange, floor to ceiling bookshelf that screamed Precious Moments figurines.  Honey fashioned together five of the shelves to make a gorgeous, planked piece to back the Bellamy.  I love that the wood is original to our 1968 home!
May 2012 823
I could not be happier with the final look.  I literally grin from ear to ear every time I walk by.  I’ve updated my Den Before & After post with the new look!
July 2012 070 copy July 2012 067 copy He’s a good man, that Honey!
xoxo

14 comments:

  1. I LOVE that painting! The colors are so lovely and soft. What a great idea for the frame! I like the little table and the old phone, too!

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  2. What a total sweetheart! Happy belated 10th anniversary. Great gift. Even better display!
    Nancy
    http://wildoakdesigns.blogspot.com

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  3. Saw your link at Homemaker on a Dime. The art is so gorgeous! I have a soft spot for beachy things. And what a great idea to back it with the reclaimed wood to give it a pop off the wall. I just check out your home tour, and I love the coral in your basement bathroom too!

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  4. i LOVE THAT!! honey is a man of so many talents! and i laughed out loud at your precious moments mention. do you know i used to work at the hallmark in athens during college and people used to go nuts over the precious moments figurines. i would ring them up thinking to myself, are you quite sure you want to spend $35 on this POS?! don't get it. and blog-ff, i am so touched by your award! will have to get busy on my acceptance :)
    xoxo

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  5. Love your oyster! The Sea Island Condo where we vacation over the July 4th week had a similar painting, paired with another picture of a giant shrimp! Great anniversary present! Congratulations!

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  6. Love your oyster! The Sea Island Condo where we vacation over the July 4th week had a similar painting, paired with another picture of a giant shrimp! Great anniversary present! Congratulations!

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  7. Wow, that is such a gorgeous painting! I love how you 'framed' it :)

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  8. I went on a girl's trip to Savannah last year and I think we went to Sweet Tea shop. It had a lot of those oysters paintings in it along with SO many delightful items. We ate at the "Pink House" too. I love YOUR painting and the creative way that you hung it. I saw your post over at "A Stroll Thru Life".

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  9. Wow, what a honey you have! He did great! Love her art work. I always see it in Jane Coslick's work.

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  10. I've seen this piece in few interior shots. Gorgeous!!!

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  11. I am so glad to see someone else who loves oyster paintings! I've bought two this year as well in Mobile, AL.

    Wouldn't some antique oyster plates look beautiful with them as well?!

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