At Home: Jenny Elkins’s Dining Room

A feast for the eyes.

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When mixed-media queen Jenny Elkins isn’t painting twee pet portraits or teaching classes at her Irvington studio, she channels her creative energy into this quirky space on the edge of Meridian Hills.

Map
From Midland, one of her favorite antiques stores.

Mona Lisa Lamp
“It’s one of those things that has traveled with me,” Elkins says.

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Photo
Elkins scored the pop-art Lincoln print at The Inventorialist.

Fixture
She shelled out $550 for this industrial-chic Pottery Barn chandelier.

Pillow
Elkins used to sell these Olga Skurat designs at her former store on Mass Ave.

Sign
This painted-tin plaque came from an art-car rally in Louisville.

Chair
She covered the back with her dad’s old jean jacket.

Trinket
Elkins added dimension to her collage wall with offbeat items, like this vintage rosary.

Table
She made this contemporary piece while attending Herron School of Art and Design.

Collection
These Ugly Dolls are Elkins’s husband’s go-to gift for her when he can’t think of anything else.

 

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