Artist's House Tour: Clare Elsaesser of Tastes Orangey

Leg sketch in two parts
Clare Elsaesser of Tastes Orangey has been a participant at Poppytalk Handmade for a few months now and her life by the bay seemed so quaint we asked her if she'd mind sharing a few pics with us here on the blog. Clare and her sweetheart, Kai live in a small but cute, old fisherman's cottage over looking Bodega Bay, California (which is about an hour north of San Francisco). It's equipped with the perfect amount of inspiration, from backyard views of the bay to walks to the marina. Clare's paintings reflect her laid back lifestyle where she spends lots of time sleeping in a cozy bed and tending to her garden. Here's what she sent.

Painting in progress

Kitchen Wall


Fridge Magnets

Living Room (corner)


The marina

The backyard and view of the bay.


More of Clare's work here and here.

Jan Halvarson


Meant for a Moment Designs said...

Here work is amazing and I love the mix match of frames in that corner...{!} thanks for the peek!

Unknown said...

What an amazing place to live- I would never have guessed it was California- just gorgeous. And I just adore seeing artist's spaces- so inspirational!

Vanessa@decor happy said...

Her paintings are beautiful and the location of her home looks to be inspirational.

Pinecone Camp said...

I love seeing sneak peeks at people's homes and neighbourhoods....especially when they live in Bodega Bay! That's where The Birds was filmed. sorry, I'm a Hitchcock nerd.
I love her painting of the bathing suited girl and the hugging a pillow. Really talented girl.

Unknown said...

Seems like an inspirational place to work!! Love the boots and the boats.

Laura said...

Fantastic artist; fantastic post. What a brilliant idea - 'Artists Homes'.

Alena: Oh, Its Just Perfect! said...

Such an amazing place to live. The house is so cool and the paintings are beautiful.

Jan Halvarson said...

Janis, really? I wished I would've known that (well i know you're a fan, i just didn't know the name of that town). That film haunted me for years after seeing it. : )

Laura @ the shorehouse. said...

What a fabulous place to live (both the home and the location)! And I just love the little stitched prints.