meet barn & willow.

gray linen window treatments / sfgirlbybay

when i moved into my new house, the window treatments needed updating — one room had baby curtains, and the others just were worn and faded with time. to be honest, i always have a hard time covering up all that beautiful glass and light — if i had my way and the world were a much more private place i’d leave the windows ‘naked’ in all their glory.... 
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thoughts for a friday.


hannah linen throw. there’s been a whole lot of rushing around of late — have you noticed? is it that back to school, end of summer kind of craziness that makes you feel like the year is dashing by and soon will come fall and oh my gosh, the holidays already? whew. time to slow it down. i think my weekend is going to be about the little things that comfort us —... 
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i found this room, which happens to be an ad for that lovely bench in an online shop from the netherlands. nice, right? but you know what would look really great with that lovely bench? yep. art! i love how quiet, and textural this space is, and so i’m adding a bit of nature to compliment what is already there: whoa. crocheted leaves by cornwall based artist susanna... 
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sfgirl by the hudson bay.


who doesn’t love these blankets? i saw this post on the old faithful shop blog and memories came flooding in — hudson bay blankets evoke all kinds of happy childhood memories for me. my parents had one of these traditionally primary-colored striped hudson bay blankets — i think they may have even brought it with them all the way from canada when they moved... 
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1970’s revival.


things are looking a lot like that 70’s show. from geometric to shaggy i think we’ve got a 70’s revival on our hands. clockwise l to r: amazing modular wall shelving at Little Nuffield Cafe, via design*sponge; mixed yarns, burlap, mounted on wooden frame make up this wall hanging from cold picnic; a very 70’s living room from vogue living australia;... 
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