Every piece of furniture should tell a story, and Kelly Ramirez’s are more colorful than most. “About four years ago, I was doodling in my studio with some old nail polish on a piece of wrapping paper and thought to myself, ‘Nail polish would be a great, undiscovered medium to work with for small and large scale paintings.’ I went out to buy my supplies and was amazed at all the color options that were available in nail polish.” Since that a-ha moment, Ramirez has produced wall art and furnishings — like this coffee table — that are decorated with real nail polish, using hundreds of bottles at times for one piece. She even top coats each piece to seal. Custom pieces are available, so you can match your salon’s existing palette.
For more information, visit www.kelleyramirezart.com.