Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Finish: Maharam Dutch Clouds Wallcovering

(photo via metropolis)

maharam + new neocon product launch = awesome new wallcovering "dutch clouds" designed by karel martens for maharam. above is an installation shot from neocon and below is a close up detail of what makes up the "clouds". i think it's amazing. find out more at maharam.

Etsy Lunch Hour: A few things I'm loving!

Money Bag Pillow by chakrapennywhistle

i will take one of each of these please.

Frond Earrings by lilarubyking and Vintage coin holder necklace.by SeaUnicorn

One Year House Anniversary!

this day one year ago i bought my first house! she's my sweet little spanish casa. oh how time flies. happy anniversary, house.
(photo by christina terrell)

Interior: OSKA Artist's Studio

amazing artist studio by OSKA Architects.

9'x9' wall panels slide and pivot for versatility (my favorite part)!

the entire south wall is a "working wall".

read more here about this amazing studio.
(photos by tim bies)

Friday, June 26, 2009

Etsy Lunch Hour: Resin Pillows

White Resin Pillow Table Vase

love these resin pillow vases and planters from danielrobbdesign. aren't they awesome?!

White Resin Pillow Planter or Table Vase

DIY: Sketchbook

boygirlparty is one of my favorite etsy shops. i found this great diy sketchbook by susie of boygirlparty via whipup and thought you'd all enjoy. click here for the step by step instructions with photos. what a sweet gift this would make!

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Green Content: Alabama Chanin Pillows

new pillow collection by alabama chanin. i got to see her a few months ago when she had an opening up the street from where i work. i love that she's local, talented, and uses green materials. everything in the store is beautiful.

Alabama Chanin is a lifestyle company that focuses on creating an array of products through focusing on slow design and sustainability.

We craft limited-edition products for the individual and the home. Our products are made-by-hand using a combination of new, organic and recycled materials. Each piece is constructed with care by talented artisans who live and work in communities in and around Florence, Alabama.
(photographs by Rinne Allen)

Etsy Lunch Hour: VitalHome

yes, please. i'll take a set of 4. so cute. great shop.

Artist: Guillaume Nonove

i love these works by guillaume nonove. the brick and block finishes are so perfect. amazing amazing amazing! (via notcot)

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Accessory: Carton Vase

first, let me start by saying i love cb2. second, while on their site i came across this awesome carton vase. how adorable is it? don't you want one too?!

Architecture: Sheep Stable in Almere

this has got to be the only and coolest sheep stable i have ever seen. (via cribcandy)

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Finish: Streets Melbourne Macro

lea ceramiche has this amazing streets line of ceramic tile. i love this melborne macro that looks like a city grid. amazing. (via notcot)

Interior: Materia Inspiration Centre

Materia Inspiration Centre, the only permanent materials exhibition in the Netherlands, full with new and innovative materials for creative professionals. (via notcot)

i would totally use this inspiration center if i had one near me. our library can not hold nearly everything that is inspiring. the stark atmosphere really makes the finishes pop too...which i love!

Monday, June 22, 2009

Lighting: Inside


i love these new lights from inside. so amazing! (via contemporist)


Etsy Lunch Hour: Etsy Treasury!

today's "etsy lunch hour" post is a treasury i made just a minute ago while scarfing down a pb&j and soup. these are just a few of my favorite finds from the past few weeks. there are so many amazingly talented etsians and i have such a great time finding new things to post every day. click here to take you to the peppermags treasury and feel free to comment. you guys even get to see my alternates up top...fun!

Furniture: +00 by Blu Dot Collection

+00 by blu dot collection at urban outfitters. i love the entire collection!

Friday, June 19, 2009

DIY: Camera Strap Cover

check out the cool diy for a camera strap cover here via design*sponge. i've been wanting to do this for guitar straps for a while too....maybe add a little embroidery. the possibilities are endless.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Green Content: Wooden Scooter

i was just talking the other night with a friend about how much i missed my 1966 vespa allstate. she was a great scooter! i sold her to help buy my house though, which is a fair trade. well, if i could get another one, this would be it. made out of wood! it's amazing! look at all of the different species of wood. drool. click here to see more photos of the scoot and also of a car. so cool. (via the home based)

Etsy Lunch Hour: Vintage Bingo

Vintage Bingo Spinner Journal or Notebook

love these recycled vintage bingo notebooks by BlueCakeAndButtercup on etsy.

Vintage Bingo Board Journal Sketchbook

Artist: Huw Gwilliam

Huw Gwilliam beautifully re-designed a bunch of classic records mimicking that signature Penguin style. (via booooooom)

the "license to ill" is my favorite and you just can't go wrong with bjork.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Accessory: Poggenpohl Cabinets

poggenpohl came today to give a lunch presentation and i found my perfect kitchen. this is it. i want it. i want it. i want it. *sigh. (via)

Inspiration: Backyard

i want this. in a perfect world, this would be in my backyard. yes, this and a pool off to the left. (via at)