dwellstudio + calico fabrics.

Founded in 2000, DwellStudio is a design house with a decidedly modern vibe and always a favorite furniture and home accessories source for me. and now they’ve announced a creative partnership with Calico, a leader in the fabrication of beautiful custom home furnishings and window treatments, making it easier for you to choose a look that best suits your taste and color... 
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best of: vintage vibes.

jenny branson’s home, via rue magazine. it’s quite damp and gray outside today (which is actually a welcome change from the heatwave we’ve been having). when we get a reprieve like this it just makes me want to curl up in a comfy corner and nap or read. it gives me those vintage vibes, the ones you get when you’re visiting a charming country Bed &... 
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good reads: the scandinavian home.

one of my favorite bloggers, niki¬†brantmark of my scandinavian home has a brand new decor book out, and i think you’re want to add it to your design library. the book is the Scandinavian home: Interiors inspired by light, and since niki’s blog covers this design trend extensively on her blog, she’s the perfect person to compile the look into a book. Scandinavia... 
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skinny laminx’s roof garden giveaway.

i think textile designer heather moore of skinny laminx and i have been long-distance corresponding since my early days of blogging, and she’s always been a favorite of mine. i’ve been trying to get to cape town, south africa where she lives for ages, but one day it’s going to happen! so until then, i’ll continue to admire her work from afar, and today... 
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flights of fancy.

there are days when the mind wanders and we dream of living elsewhere, right? i mean, as much as we love our own homes, we can occasionally¬†get that feeling that ‘the grass is always greener’ somewhere else. for me it can be the dream of living in a place with uber tall and very ornate ceilings — someplace like antwerp, or paris, london, or even brooklyn... 
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