repurposing vintage prints.

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sometimes it’s just tricky to find the fabrics you have in your head when it comes to decorating. i often wish i could design my own patterns from my imagination, or bring back to life some of the gorgeous vintage prints they used to make. it’s kind of a lost art i often imagine recreating — i miss those cool floral prints of the 50’s and 60’s,... 
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loloi rugs on location in india.

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if you’re only looking at a rug, it’s easy to forget how much craftsmanship is involved. loloi rugs realized that, and invited me to share just how much care and detailed work goes into creating their beautiful, hand-crafted rugs. the modern day methods to craft their rugs are anything but modern. every step of their process is done by hand, where proud craftsman... 
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room at the inn.

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meet the estate trentham, the look sharp work of interior designers gardener & marks. doesn’t this look like an awfully nice place to stay? located in australia, it’s An original 1902 three bedroom federation house set amongst beautiful gardens in the heart of Trentham just over one hour from Melbourne. gardener & marks made it so cozy and warm —... 
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STILL by Mary Jo Hoffman.

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if you’ve never visited mary jo hoffman’s STILL blog you should know that since january of 2012 she has posted one stunning image, daily, of gathered natural natural objects (like flowers, feathers, leaves etc.) found near her home in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota photographed on a white background. Mary jo has not missed a day since—four years and over... 
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friday finds.

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annie is still on hiatus, so this week’s friday finds have been left in my hands. and today, we’re feeling rather warm and fuzzy. even plush, if you will. i love a soft, velvety pillow or sofa in a bold, rich color — something tufted perhaps, so you can curl up and feel extra fancy being a couch potato. happy friday everyone, hope you have a comfy rest this... 
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