petel africa: a love story.

petel-africa-collection

Julie and Ibrahima’s story began in 2000 when they met working with the Peace Corps in Mauritania, and fell in love communicating in French and Pulaar (the Fulani language). Inspired by other cultures and places they’ve been, from Paris to Algeria and beyond, they’ve created a new business together — Petel, in San Francisco. importing handwoven textiles from... 
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THE JEALOUS CURATOR: ART GOES HERE.

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hello! so, last week i saw this lovely room that victoria wrote about on minted: i thought it was oh so lovely, and honestly not in need of much art. well, maybe just a bit of art – but i’m not going to use one nail! ready? yes, it’s true! beautiful white quilts sewn with full maps of your favorite cities! of course, i felt it was only appropriate to show... 
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the latest from ferm living.

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ferm living’s new Spring/summer 2013 collection is out and Once again they have set the bar high with great design and charming products in a lovely palette of new colors and patterns. i always admire the way ferm living combines unexpected colors that just somehow work really well together, and the spring/summer collection is no exception. here’s a look at what’s... 
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oh, and happy, happy friday.

cozy-sofa

i just feel like cozying up at home this weekend. it’s bustling and busy everywhere, but a little downtime sounds good to me. i hope you have a relaxing weekend, too. see you all monday! • image via eightmood.  
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i love a good team.

yellow-owl-workshop

so, two swell and talented heads have put themselves together and created a really fun new collection. the lovely folks from portland’s schoolhouse electric and san francisco’s own Christine Schmidt of Yellow Owl Workshop have made a fun range of victory inspired goods for the home. Although Christine works in the field of paint and brush rather than the field... 
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