What’s your favorite?

Posted by on Sep 16, 2009 in Fabric | No Comments

I’m currently selecting some fabrics that will be used to create custom bed linens, pillows, and window treatments for a client’s master bedroom. I thought it would be fun to share the comps I’m considering, so take a look at the combinations below and let me know which one is your favorite. I’ll tell you […]

Mini Interior Design

Posted by on Sep 15, 2009 in Accessories | No Comments

Meet Michael Williams…he’s a graphic designer, photographer, and fashion doll collector who creates amazingly detailed and rich dioramas to photograph for magazines and his own amusement. In one of his latest endeavors called, Haute Dollhouse, he took inspiration from Jonathan Adler’s catalog and meticulously crafted mini-Adler objects and interiors for his dioramas. The result is […]

Nested Interiors mentioned on Carrington Court’s Blog

Posted by on Sep 14, 2009 in Furniture, Uncategorized | No Comments

The kind owners of Carrington Court took the time to blog about our recent collaboration and Nested Interiors. They mention the inspiration I had for the dining chair and their inclusion of it in their permanent collection. I feel fortunate for the opportunity to work with them and for the kind thoughts they posted on […]

Expensive Crayons

Posted by on Sep 10, 2009 in Accessories, Art | No Comments

Who knew crayons would be used for something other than coloring and also be so artistically expensive! Love it! Yes, the following sculptures are purely made from Crayola Crayons. The Nashville, TN artist, Herb Williams, creates original sculptures out of individual crayons that may require as many as hundreds of thousands. He also casts the completed crayon sculptures […]

Tip Tuesday

Posted by on Sep 8, 2009 in Paint | No Comments

  Smart Paint for Your Child’s Room Just thought I would share a fantastic and smart tip if you are planning on painting your child’s room or playroom at some point in the near future. Use Sherwin Williams Duration Home Interior Acrylic Latex Paint.  This paint formula is extremely durable, washable and can withstand any […]

Pick your leg

Posted by on Sep 7, 2009 in Furniture | No Comments

During my search today for a cottage style dining table, I came across the Coastal Living Collection from Stanley Furniture. Rarely do you ever get the chance to choose from 13 different paint/color choices for your dining room or kitchen table legs. This way you can either perfectly coordinate your table with your decor or mix-it […]

Etsy Find Friday: Vintage Zodiac Posters

Posted by on Sep 4, 2009 in Art, Etsy Find Fridays | No Comments

  I stumbled upon these vintage poster gems by Simboli Designs and need someone to put a set of them in their home. The colors are fantastic, the illustration work is graphic and bold, and they have a timeless quality about them that really gives them life. Per their store “in 1969, Poster Prints commissioned […]

Tip Tuesday: Starting a Collection

Posted by on Aug 31, 2009 in Tip Tuesday | No Comments

As an extension of yesterday’s post about the ‘New Vintage’ I thought it would be beneficial to list a few tips about starting your own collection. I believe that many people have a desire to collect vintage objects and ephemera but are just scared because they just don’t know where to even begin with a […]

The New Vintage

Posted by on Aug 31, 2009 in Vintage | No Comments

Those of you who know me and read this blog know that I wouldn’t be able to resist expressing my love for ‘designer collectors’ who revel in obtaining beautiful 19th-early 20th century relics. I’m no where near becoming a collector of this magnitude yet, but I’d like to think I’m on my way. For me, […]

Etsy Find Friday: Handcrafted Tables

Posted by on Aug 28, 2009 in Etsy Find Fridays, Furniture | No Comments

The beauty of Etsy is that local craftsmen are able to sell their work to a much broader audience. Etsy isn’t just for smaller handmade crafts and paper goods but for beautifully crafted furniture as well. So, in my search for a ‘one of a kind’ table for a client, I got the inspiration to […]