paradise is here: a giveaway from skinny laminx!

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Skinny laMinx is bringing the tropical feeling into our homes with the newest plant-inspired fabrics from designer Heather Moore. heather, a self-taught illustrator & designer started Skinny laMinx as a bit of a hobby in 2006, and has brought Skinny laMinx to stores from Noordhoek to New York City to their own shop in Cape Town and online. My favorite part was taking a peek at some of the inspiration behind the new line on instagram and their blog.

plus, Skinny laMinx is kindly offering one of our readers three cushion covers from their new collection!

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to enter to win three cushion covers of your choice, simply:

• visit the skinny laminx etsy online shop, and choose your  favorite print.

• comment below, and share your favorite Skinny laMinx print with us.

• please comment by monday, july 21st, 12pm PST.

• as always, be sure to leave a way to reach you via twitter, facebook, email or your website.

• yay! this giveaway is worldwide!

• we’ll announce a winner on my twitter account the week of july 28th, so be sure and follow along.

paradise is here / sfgirlbybay

paradise is here / sfgirlbybay

paradise is here / sfgirlbybay

paradise is here / sfgirlbybay

paradise is here / sfgirlbybay

paradise is here / sfgirlbybay

paradise is here / sfgirlbybay

paradise is here / sfgirlbybay

paradise is here / sfgirlbybay

202 Responses to “paradise is here: a giveaway from skinny laminx!”
  1. Carlotta says:

    Love Tall Pincushion

  2. Anna Creecy says:

    I love the Brancusi Stripe!

  3. Angela Z. says:

    Don’t make me pick a favourite, just let me win the giveaway!

  4. Erin says:

    It’s so hard to pick between Woodpile and Duikers!

  5. Lak says:

    I have always loved the Herds print!

  6. Tifa says:

    I really love their Abacus print in Pebble Grey. It’s minimal, but still fun.

  7. Kim says:

    Tough decision, but I’ll with the Colts in teal.

  8. Libbey says:

    I love both the ZigZag in Tarmac (black & green) & the Airborne in Tarmac (black). Fabulous giveaway!

  9. Sarah says:

    I love the Woodpile print in Spruce!

  10. caitlin says:

    love the airborne and the orla!

  11. Anica says:

    Wow, all the prints are sooo exceptional ! Do we really have to choose ONE ?!
    bah… ok,ok, let it be Tall :)
    thank you !!!

  12. Cara says:

    I’ve been a longtime fan of Skinny Laminx and have never been able to choose a favorite! If I have to, though, I’ll go with Flower Fields.

  13. Carin says:

    I love the airborne pattern!!

  14. Julia says:

    So hard to choose a favorite since they’re all beautiful, but I do love the Pincushion print in Wedgewood.

  15. Sarah says:

    I’ve always loved Skinny Laminx and the Fronds print is my new favorite!

  16. emily says:

    I am salivating over the ZigZag print in Tarmac! And the Fronds pattern in Brazil. I think I see some reupholstery in my future!

  17. Jenna O says:

    I love the Abacus print in Pebble Grey. Just my style!

  18. Amber says:

    Airborne all the way!

  19. Tara says:

    LOVING the humbug Pincushion pillowcase!

  20. I already own several Skinny La Minx pillow covers — and my pup has been shown napping on them via Instagram — but if forced to pick, I love the big, graphic, Tall Pincushion.

  21. Aysem says:

    The Woodpile, the Eep and the Solid orla are my favorites!

  22. maggie says:

    Skinny Laminx is one of my favorite etsy shops! I think my favorite print has to be Tall Pincushion.

  23. Kandy says:

    The herds print is fabulous. I need some of the fabric too!

  24. Véronique says:

    Beautiful and fresh post !
    Thanks from Corsica !

  25. Kristine says:


  26. The Brancusi Stripe is so elegant!

  27. Huub Ricardo says:

    I really love the green Tall Pincushion…
    She’s got very nice stuff!!! Two thumbs up!

  28. Svetlana says:

    I really like the woodpile print!

  29. Erin Sagadin says:

    I cannot pick just one! They are all fabulous, but Bowls and Tall Pincushion are my favorites. I am going back to their Etsy shop to browse about for a bit!

  30. Sonja says:

    the woodpile print in pollen is adorable!

  31. Huub Ricardo says:

    I really love the green Tall Pincushion…
    She’s got very nice stuff!!!

  32. Krystn says:

    Bowls! Pincushion! Woodpile!
    All are gorgeous!!!

  33. Judith says:

    Fabulous giveaway! My favorite Skinny laMinx print is the new ZigZag (in Tarmac) <3

  34. Mags says:

    fronds – Brazil … Tough call!!

  35. I love Airborne in sage. Lovely shop!

  36. Sandi says:

    I really love the Airborne print in sage. Thx for the great giveaway!

  37. Christina says:

    Frands in Brazil

  38. Alex says:

    Pine Nut in black and green looks fabulous.

  39. Simone says:

    Aah the Fronds print from the new collection is just amazing!

  40. Carolina says:

    This is the year of the diamond pattern in my world , so the rough diamond pattern made me swoon.

  41. katie k says:

    brancusi stripe!

  42. Jana says:

    I love the bowls and also the orla pattern, such great colors too!!!

  43. Amanda says:

    I love love love Flower Fields in Rosy!

  44. melissa says:

    i love fronds, and herds has been a fave for years! fingers crossed on this one, i’ve been a fan of skinnylaminx for ages!

  45. Wow! Very cool prints! I really love the Zig Zag prints!

  46. Tania says:

    I love Flowerfields!!!

  47. olivia stephan says:

    My favourite is zigzag in tarmac! :)

  48. Shanley says:

    Wild flowers!

  49. Lauren says:

    Loving Fronds. And Cloudbirds.

  50. Amp says:

    Tall pincushion and pincushion in any of the lovely blue shades….

  51. Bartina says:

    Wow, happy to know this brand by now! The ZigZag – Geometric – Paradise Tarmac is truly lovely ♡ *keep my fingers and toes crossed*

  52. Sarah says:

    Airbone,brancusi stripe and so on are gorgeous !

  53. Gretta says:

    Crazy for Airborne!

  54. Courtney says:

    Oh my lanta, all of their prints are so beautiful! I’d absolutely love to win the Zig Zag patterened one!

  55. amy a says:

    heather moore’s fabrics are truly classics. they are right there with marimekko and orla kiely for her use of simple graphics and amazing colour palettes. my first love was her namesake orla fabric but i love so many!

  56. Hazel says:

    My favs are the Pebble cushion covers! Thanks for this giveaway (:

  57. Heidi E. says:

    Digging the “bowls” pattern!

  58. Linda Sung says:

    Love the Airborne!

  59. kaamil says:

    I love the ZigZag fabric in Tarmac!

  60. Hoi says:

    Absolutely LOVE the Pincushion pattern — it reminds me of home (Australia), also home to gorgeous pincushion proteas.

  61. christine says:

    love the zigzag!

  62. Gretchen says:

    My couch would love me forever!! I feel so inspired by the “Paradise is here” collection! My favorite would have to be the zig zag geometric paradise in Tarmac! Mixing these new prints in combo with all of the crazy plants I keep in my family room would = total paradise.

  63. trixxie says:

    I just love those new greens…that chair in “brazil fronds”…I’m swooning!

  64. Leah says:

    Orla pattern is so pretty!

  65. Kelli Sampson says:

    I love the airborne pattern! So cute!

  66. Tiffany says:

    Love the Orla pattern.

  67. Shirley says:

    Absolutely in love with the Brancusi Stripe print! Perfect minimalistic print :)

  68. Adrienne says:

    Fronds –don’t make me choose a color!

  69. jessicac says:

    Loving the tall pincushion!!

  70. jr says:

    yeah! airborne! fronds!

  71. Jill says:

    I love so many of them, but especially Fronds!

  72. Yoshiko Yeto says:

    It’s so hard to pick! I love Fronds, but I’ll always have affection for Wild Flowers.

  73. Michelle says:

    I love the cloudbirds print!

  74. Jennifer says:

    Woodpile in pollen all way!

  75. Patricia Cruz says:

    Airborne in Tarmac! But just because I had to pick only one, all of them are lovely really. :)

  76. Amy B says:

    Love the Eep print!

  77. Louise says:

    Wow, seriously loving the new prints! My cousin used to always send me Skinny Laminx tea towels for christmas but I’ve been out of touch with the brand for a while as work and study took over. Thanks for the reminder! My favourite is the Orla range – but please don’t make me choose a colour! The pink, yellow and grey combo is incredible!

  78. Amanda says:

    Well in all fairness, I can’t pick just one so here’s a list of some of my faves (that should go with my new home *cough cough*):
    – Bowls, Solid Oral , Pebble, Minimal Geometric

    Don’t make me choose ;)

  79. Clare says:


  80. Micky says:

    The Bowls pattern is divine!

  81. Hope says:

    All of the prints are quite lovely. My favorite is flower dreams.

  82. Devin M says:

    The Woodpile print is fantastic!

  83. leeann says:

    love wood pile and fronds!

  84. Rachel says:

    “Everyone Came to Tea” and “Bowls”…delish!

  85. crazy about the Abacus polka dot print in ink blue.

  86. Rose says:

    Solid Orla is my fave! Thanks for offering this giveaway

  87. JCord says:

    Flowerfields is lovely.

  88. Sarah says:

    Love them all, but my favorite is Airborne. What a fantastic giveaway!

  89. Batya says:

    Oh, so hard to say…but since I must, I will go with Airborne. Heather is a fabulous designer who is single-handedly responsible for my insanely large tea-towel collection.

  90. Kunjan says:

    I am so happy to discover skinnylaminx!!! I love how fun and fresh each pattern is. The oomph factor that the Rough Diamond oozes, the cutie Eep, the prettiness of the Wild Flowers or the cute little Duikers..ohh I Love them all :)

  91. Amber says:

    I love airborne! And I love all the cokours!

  92. Carly says:

    Love cloud birds

  93. Susan Wagner says:

    I adore the pink Flower Dreams !!

  94. Piia says:

    I really love the Airborne pattern! Awesome giveaway! Thanks for the chance!

  95. Shana says:

    I adore the Flowerfields print! Oh so pretty. (Twitter: @Shana_Jac)

  96. Evelin says:

    Love the Fronds (from the Paradise)! It allows me to dream of bungalows on the sunny beach, as I sit here by my workdesk and look out of my window at the cloudy nordic sky.

  97. Laurence says:

    I love the Bowl print,in all colors!

  98. Stylish interior decoration and interior furnishing.

  99. tiffany says:

    So hard to pick a favourite but I think I am leaning towards the cloudbirds or the woodpile. They are all lovely though!
    Thanks for a great giveaway!

  100. Olga Cahill says:

    *zigzag* me OR ‘frond’ me ;-0) xxxx

  101. Paula Klein says:

    Wedel in Brazil green :) <3

  102. What a great giveaway! It is sooooo hard to choose a favorite pattern from Skinny Laminx…but if I HAD to narrow it down I’d have to say Colts, Woodpile, and the new Fronds! So pretty!

  103. Polly says:

    I loveeee her work and have loved it for years! My favourite would be duikers print I think.

  104. Cara S says:

    I really like Woodpile in yellow!

  105. Isabel Cardoso says:

    Fronds in Brazil green is GORGEOUS!!!

  106. Mary says:

    ooo … so hard to choose a favorite, but I am going with Bowls.

  107. Angela says:

    ZigZag or Woodpile or Fronds… I have to go with ZigZag! :) Great giveaway!

  108. TERRY says:


    I vote for WOODPILE in fabulous SMUDGE!!

  109. Annette says:

    Love the DIY Fabrics Squares-Shade and the tea towels. Thank you for the opportunity.

  110. allison says:

    LOVE the Woodpile fabric! but there are so many great ones! what a great giveaway!

  111. Cece says:

    Love the print Airborne, especially in the black and grey. Lovely. Thanks.

  112. MARTHA FLYNN says:


  113. Laura B says:

    Love the Fronds and Woodpile cushion covers!

  114. Ilja says:

    Picking a favorite print is quite the challenge. But I love the Flower Field print.

  115. Jill says:

    I love their Duikers print.

  116. Karen Josue says:

    So many beautiful designs to choose from, but I like Fronds the best with Flower Field a close second.

  117. Martha says:

    Love love love the pattern “Fronds” in the kelly green!

  118. Valerie says:

    Good Morning….fun fabrics….umm…I would pick ….ROUGH DIAMONDS….. Many thanks, Valerie :)

  119. Anna says:

    Wild Flowers. Just love the quirkiness of the pattern. How have I not found this shop before?!

  120. Margaret R says:

    Pincushion on Graphite, though they are all great!

  121. Melanie K says:

    Hard pick – but the leaves print is my favorite! Thanks!

  122. Victoria Amato says:

    Zigzag please but they are all great!

  123. Kristin says:

    LOVE them all, but especially the Airborne in grey

  124. Liv says:

    i am an old fan… ZigZag is my new favourite.
    great giveaway!

  125. Liv says:

    I am an old fan… my new fav is ZigZag.
    Great giveaway!

  126. Natalie M says:

    Love the fronds in brazil for our patio chairs

  127. Alina says:

    Favorite pattern is the bowls.

  128. Sean C says:

    Love the Brancusi Stripes.

  129. kickpleat says:

    I love Skinny Laminx prints!!! The airborne in red is great :)

  130. Marty Musser says:

    I love the Fronds print. So perfect!

  131. Lida says:

    Love the Rosy Flower Fields.

  132. shawn says:

    Really love the Airborne print in sage!

  133. Dorota says:

    The Herds pattern is adorable. Such a great South African vibe.

  134. Yolanda says:

    Wow–I am so glad to dscover Skinny Laminx! I had so much fun looking through the Etsy shop. The prints are gorgeous and the quality looks fantastic! Thanks so much for the giveaway; like the others, I find it hard to choose! My favorite, if I have to choose, is Pincushion, but I also love Tall Pincushion and Solid Orla. I am keeping my fingers crossed….

  135. Sarah says:

    The new prints are fantastic! Love the punch and energy of ‘Fronds’ in Brazil green. Thanks for a great giveaway, Skinny Laminx and sfgirlbybay.

  136. Kit says:

    Quite like the Pincushion print!

  137. caitlin says:

    I love woodpile & fronds. Bound to be classics!

  138. coral says:

    Cloudbirds! But really with her stuff, it’s all about the mix.

  139. Maya Frenklach says:

    I really love the woodpile print!

  140. Amelia says:

    love woodpile & herd!

  141. Doreen says:

    Love the Pebble & Woodpile!


  142. Ella says:

    flower fields!!! but they’re all beautiful, of course.

  143. Jillian says:

    Love the simplicity of the woodpile!

  144. Meifu says:

    I like airborne in tarmac

  145. ALFR says:

    Rough Diamond

  146. My favorite print would be flowerfields or wild flowers!

  147. Suzanne says:

    Airborne or Woodpile. Both amazing!

  148. Jo says:

    I love the fabric with the solid orla print un olive!

  149. Jenna says:

    Airborne for sure, but they’re all pretty lovely.

  150. Trine says:

    I seriously love ALL these prints, but if I had to choose just one, it will be this one in green

    xoxo Trine

  151. Caitlin says:

    My absolute favourite? Bowls in persimmon.
    But I’m also in love with fronds in brazil and zigzag in tarmac and cloudbirds in granny smith and woodpile in pollen and flower field in penny black and and and…!!!

  152. Tory says:

    I can’t possibly pick just one favorite print! How about three? I LOVE flower fields, solid orla, and pincushion. Any colorway!

  153. Audrey R says:

    I’m such a long time fan of skinnylaminx! It’s so hard to pick just one fav, but I do love the new Japanese-esk Airbourne print (Strelizia) and the classic Duikers (black).

  154. Heather says:

    Great items to choose from! My favorite would be the Brancusi Stripe.

  155. amanda says:

    Cloudbirds is a cheerful pattern!

  156. Angie says:

    Wow!! I just love solid orla, in lemon ^_^

  157. Jessica w says:

    I really like the woodpile cushion cover in spruce

  158. Diana says:

    It’s hard to pick a favorite but since I have to, I’ll chose tall pincushion. Beautiful graphics!

  159. Caylie says:

    Flowerfields! I LOVE that print, and the colourways are wonderful.

  160. Izzy says:

    So hard to choose ’cause the whole collection is fab, but I really love Palmetto. Thanks for this fun giveaway!

  161. Shannon says:

    I love the Zig Zag in any color – pine nut & tarmac, especially.

  162. jessica eapen says:

    I love Flower Fields in Rosy!

  163. Stephanie M says:

    I love the Brancusi Stripe – Minimal – Geometric – Screen printed – 20×20 covers

    twitter: ladystephm_

  164. Mai Tran says:

    Flower Dreams is my absolute favorite! Thanks for the chance.

  165. Daria says:

    I really love Duikers!

  166. Marko G. says:

    Love many of the prints haven a favorit one but the best is the wild Flowers

  167. Stella says:

    I can’t pick! I love them all. :P

    twitter: @StellaMartis

  168. Fronds and Palmetto has me pining for summer breezes, sunshine and a good pina colada! (It IS winter here in the Southern Hemisphere, after all!), Flower firelds is a very close runner up – and I’d almost be hard pressed to choose between the two (I like “pollen” too, but I didn’t see any cushions in that print). A very groovy store!

  169. Elaine Rosser says:

    Tough Decision-so many gorgeous designs. I have choosen the Palmetto cushion covers-they would look great with my sofa and curtains.

  170. Kimberly Camille Tiu says:

    Love the ZigZag design!

    Kimberly Camille Tiu
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    Twitter: kimtiu37

  171. RaeD. says:

    I like Pebble for my decor the most.

  172. Shellie Clark says:

    I love the Brancusi Stripe.

  173. marian boll says:

    I am torn between the black and white design or the yellow pattern….Both are wonderful, the yellow for my patio and the black and white, for my sunroom….

  174. Sandra says:

    Fronds and Airborne please!

  175. Dena says:

    Airborne in sage – well really all the colors! lovely!

  176. Kasia says:

    Woodpile cushions :)

  177. Judy Thomas says:

    My fave is : Decorative Cushion Cover – Pillow Cover – ZigZag – Geometric – Paradise – Brazil – Pine Nut – Screen printed – 20×20. Love it
    Twitter: @judethomas21

  178. Wendy Hatton says:

    Eep is my favorite

  179. MoranSha says:

    After browsing the etsy shop – I love the Solid Orla Cushion covers

    Thanks :)

  180. Elga says:

    Fronds, fronds, fronds! Even that chair with the fronds upholstery, I like!

  181. Cathy Burnett says:

    My favorite is the Fronds print.

  182. Ortolan says:

    This is such a difficult decision…
    I believe “Colts” in teal. It is lovely.
    Thank you

  183. Melissa Nagy says:

    I like the fronds print the best. All of them are so wonderfully colorful though, it was a tough choice.

  184. Emil says:

    My favorite is the home again – giclee print. It would be a good display to the dining room. I want to have it :) :)

  185. Holly Wright says:

    woodpile print, thanks for the giveaway

  186. Maddie W. says:

    I love herds!

  187. Lynn B says:

    I have always loved Skinny LaMinx prints and choosing a favorite is nearly impossible. But I love the colts fabric – a great animal and a great pattern, especially on those pillows.

  188. Zuleika says:

    Love the Woodpile in spruce. It’s such a beautiful soft color!

  189. Yvonne Chia says:

    Love Skinny Laminx! So inspiring & original.
    My favourite is Palmetto Tokyo Palms – in Pistachio (green).

  190. Tara Tufo says:

    I love both fronds and colts. They are beautiful and fun!

  191. Yolanda says:

    Did you announce a winner? I don’t have Twitter.

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