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4 female North East artists whose work you’ll want in your home

Our pick of the paintings, home accessories and décor that’ll be sure to add style, colour and expression to your interiors.

Written by High Life North
Published 27.01.2022

Lucie in The Sky Art

Newcastle-based mixed media artist Lucie may have taken her name from a Beatles’ song, but she certainly needs no Help! making her art become a statement piece in your home.

Specialising in contemporary paintings and illustrated art prints inspired by travelling, nature and the wonders of the universe, her combination of vibrant colour palettes, metallics and textured brushstrokes make her pieces – and your home – come to life.

 

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Dusky 20 x 20cm - £45.00

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In Bloom 30.5 x 40.7cm - £95.00

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Lost In The Jungle 15.8" x 19.8" - £195.00

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City Reflections 15.8" X 19.8" - £195.00

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Sarah Farooqi Art

If you’re from the North East, you’ll know how proud we are of where we come from. From beautiful coastlines to stunning historical landmarks, we’re blessed with breathtaking views right on our doorsteps. And artist and illustrator Sarah Farooqi captures them all perfectly.

Sarah celebrates our region through ink and watercolour with originals, prints and commissioned art pieces. Working her magic from the Northumberland village of Felton, Sarah’s attention to detail brings colour and a sense of fun into your home, as well as an overwhelming sense of calm.

 

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Bamburgh The Golden Hour - £10.00 to £85.00

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Heart of the Tyne - £10.00 to £85.00

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St. Mary's Sunrise - £10.00 to £85.00

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Cragside in Bloom - £10.00 to £85.00

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Kay Carter Studio

Are you wanting to add an extra bit of character to your home, without breaking the bank? The beautiful, handmade home accessories at Kay Carter Studio – which come in various eye-catching terrazzo and marbled designs – do just that.

Based in Light House Art Space in North Shields, take a trip to the coast and spend some time perusing Kay’s quirky and customisable eco-concrete creations, each made with love. From vases and plant pots to coasters, soap dishes and tealight holders, these home accessories will definitely bring that cheeky bit of vibrancy and character into your home.

HLN TOP TIP: Check out Kay’s Customise Your Own range to create home accessories that are truly unique to you.

 

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Marbled Tea Light Candle Holder in Teal & White - £10.00

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Trays/Coasters in Kaleidoscope Terrazzo - £11.00

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Feather Jewellery Tray in Blush Pink, White & Gold - £16.50

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Customise Your Own - Terrazzo Planter - £33.00

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Happy Planet Studio Creative Arts CIC

Want something unique in your home that no one else has? Well, Happy Planet Studio is for you. This award-winning social enterprise gift shop and gallery has unique, ethical home accessories made by 26 local artists and fair-trade artisans that we can promise you won’t find anywhere else.

Specialising in felted creations, Whitley Bay artist and owner Gail Curry also sells ceramics, glass, paintings, wooden items, recycled metal, soaps, textiles and craft kits, giving you plenty to choose from to help you bring your own personality into your home.

 

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Just Another Day Gallery - 10th May - £30.00

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Felt Ball Products - Pots, Coasters & Mats - £12.49 to £14.99

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Just Another Day Gallery - 16th June - £30.00

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Single Hydroponic Globe Stand - £13.99

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