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Podcast chat with Jasmine Edwards

The value of art, Jasmine’s first ever art purchase and meeting Tony Hart…

In this episode of the Art First Interiors podcast, I chat to creative homemaker and online gallery owner, Jasmine Edwards about her art filled home. We talk about her favourite places to source art, making a considered purchase versus an impulsive one and the dreaded, what if my tastes change and I don’t like it in a few years time? doubts.

We delve into the practical considerations in bringing art into your home such as framing and hanging heights, where to place pieces in relation to light and layout of the room and how it can change the way you feel in a space.

Jasmine talks about how art communicates the most intimates part of life and how the art we choose captures and preserves memories and becomes a record of our personal history presenting a strong emotional connection in the home.

So why it is that art and creativity seems to be valued less after the early years of childhood – that academic subjects seem to hold more importance at school and beyond?  Art will always polarize opinion and we hear just what Jasmine’s house guests really think about some of the art in her home – Brace! Brace!

Listen to the full podcast episode here and let me know what you think!…

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8 Thoughts to Podcast chat with Jasmine Edwards

  1. Sara Reply 10th October 2019 at 9:36 am

    Really enjoyed listening to this podcast. Thank you!

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    • Lorraine Aaron Reply 10th October 2019 at 1:43 pm

      Hi Sara,
      I’m so delighted to hear you enjoyed it -thanks for taking the time to comment!

      Lorraine : )

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  2. Toni Reply 12th October 2019 at 2:54 pm

    Can you believe this is the first pod cast I’ve ever listened too ?
    I loved it and I’ve been carrying my iPad from room to room absorbing the wealth of knowledge you two ladies have shared.
    I laughed at times picturing myself wanting to be carrying that wonderful piece of art home or politely asking someone what they have brought and why ( as I’m inquisitive like that)
    I’ve always brought things that I love and I’m drawn to .I appreciate that my choices aren’t always to other people’s liking ( including my husband) but for me that’s absolutely fine.
    Follow your heart and you will always be happy and I too feel that is what art is about

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  3. Miriam Reply 13th October 2019 at 7:54 am

    I really enjoyed this Lorraine, I love Jasmines home and art collection and the podcast was really informative.

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    • Lorraine Aaron Reply 13th October 2019 at 9:16 am

      Hi Miriam, Ahh so glad to hear you enjoyed it! I love her home too and she had some great things to share : )

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  4. Lorraine Aaron Reply 13th October 2019 at 9:13 am

    Hi Toni,

    Thanks for your lovely comment! I’m so honoured that ours is the first podcast you’ve listened to and that you enjoyed it! Great to hear that you also follow your heart in what you buy : )

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  5. Tracey Grancevola Reply 5th November 2019 at 8:36 am

    I don’t know how I had missed Jaz doing this! Wonderful listening to you both, and lovely to hear Jaz speaking so passionately and knowledgably. Thank you for this x

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    • Lorraine Aaron Reply 5th November 2019 at 9:38 am

      Hi Tracey, Jaz had so many great things to say, I’m delighted to hear you enjoyed it! All the podcasts are on iTunes and Spotify etc now and we’ve love it if you could give us a rating! : )

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