Guest Picks: 20 Frameworthy Works to Help You Get Motivated

In the wide-open pages of a new calendar to the settlements most of us make with the best of intentions, everything appears plausible in January. I say, go with this! Encourage yourself to follow through on your goals this year with a fresh, inspirational artwork printing. Whether you prefer the bold and graphic, the delicate and pretty, or the lively, there is certain to be something here to suit your preference and inspire you to satisfy your objectives. — Laura from Lolalina

Mr Yen

‘If you are trying to find a Sign’ Personalized Paper Cut Art – GBP 45

This delicate paper artwork would be beautiful mounted on black paper and framed, or simply pinned to a linen-covered inspiration board.

Pot + Pantry

Julia Child ‘Love’ Quote Letterpress Print – $40

For the cook, attempt inspiring phrases from that the Julia Child. Hang this on your stove where it could cheer you on from the sidelines as you attempt her classic boeuf bourguignon.


‘It Always Seems Impossible’ Art Print by Developed by Wilma – $15

When it’s an endless knit a publication, if you’re working in an ambitious project, it can be easy to eliminate heart midway through. This fox print could make a reminder to keep your eye.


That is My Year Screen-Print by ConiLab – $35

Do you have plans for 2013? Proclaim it to the world with this particular marquee-inspired print from ConiLab.


Color Outside the Lines by Jennifer McCully – $16

If your purpose is to create more artwork this year, invite yourself with this fun piece by artist Jennifer McCully. Bonus: It comes mounted on wood and ready to hang.


Never Forget You Are Beautiful Fine Art Print by Fr̩ya Art & Design Р$75

This adorable elephant could be equally at home in a creative area or in a kid’s room — anyplace you feel requires a dash of additional encouragement.


Open a Novel Fine Art Photograph by Sandra Arduini Photo & Design – $24

Want this to be the year you begin that book club or tackle a list of classic tomes? Hang this print near your squishiest armchair and get reading.


You are Loved Art Print by Shelli Dorfe – $20

I think we can all do with a little more confidence and a little less self-judgement, am I correct? I would place this on the inside door of my cupboard to begin my morning on the ideal note.


Today was a Fantastic Day by Sarah Ahearn Bellemare – $48

Being thankful for what you have and what’s going well in your life on a daily basis is so essential for enjoyment. This huge print from Sarah Ahearn Bellemare are a great reminder to count your blessings each day.

Society 6

Create Art Print – $16

This dreamy bokeh (visually fuzzy) photograph would make the ideal addition to a crafty corner. I would bypass the frame and hang on it from an art wire alongside other smaller prints and found items.


Heart and Intuition Paper Print by Maechevrette Art – $20

This bit of knowledge from Steve Jobs is fitting for the entrepreneur and artistically likely alike.


Trust Your Heart Greeting Card by The Wheatfield – $6

Searching for a thrill? I love picking up fun artsy cards and hanging them in my own inspiration board or artwork wire. This card from artist Katie Daisy are a touch at almost any area.


Einstein Typographic Print by Happy Dappy Bits – $16

Help yourself meet tough goals this year (and keep yourself motivated even when things don’t go as planned) with these words from Albert Einstein.


‘Going, Going’ Art Print by Shelli Dorfe – $18

I think this candy print could be ideal in a kid’s room or play area — as a reminder for parents than the children to unwind and be on “kid time.”


C’est La Vie Print by Moonflowers – $17

As yet another (chicer and more complex) take the exact same opinion, this “C’est la vie” printing could help keep things in perspective.


‘In Order to be Irreplaceable’ Small Turquoise Print by Little Things Studio

This quote from Coco Chanel would be great encouragement for anyone with a creative bent to take risks and push the envelope a little.


Inspiration Paper Print by Maechevrette Art – $20

I chuckle when I read this quote because it is really true. This “lightning strike” of inspiration can strike, but it is much more likely to come when you have been keeping up your end of this deal.


‘It’s Not What the World Holds for You,’ Little by Little Things Studio – $15

Take motivation and live your life with purpose and objective. This print reminds us all to quit making excuses and start living.


Live What You Love Print, Red – $12.75

I really like the bold colour and easy, clean typography of the print by Hijirik, along with the message is such an important one.


Go by The Wheatfield – $18

I can see hanging this lovely botanical print using its quote from Thich Nhat Hanh at a corner devoted to meditation and yoga. It’s a great way to entice yourself to practice.

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