29 June 2011

The Perfectly Imperfect Home

For those of you who enjoyed Domino Magazine, you'll be happy to know the founding editor, Deborah Needleman, has written a book detailing the items essential for a comfortable, stylish home.  Virginia Johnson illustrates.  She is a very talented Toronto based textile designer and also illustrated the Kate Spade books.  It is due out in November, available for pre-sale on

25 June 2011

Charlotte Moss collages

Recently, I came upon this article on Charlotte Moss and what inspires her.  She is so elegant and a beautiful designer, I found them fascinating.  There's nothing like a great inspiration board or collage to get the creative juices flowing.  Some of these can be seen in her new book, Charlotte Moss Decorates.

18 June 2011

17 June 2011


If you're moving or throwing a housewarming check out these clever designs from minted.  My favorites are the paint chips :)

13 June 2011

Sarah's Cottage

Sarah's Cottage (Summer House) has ended.  What a great renovation and beautiful retreat.  Here are more photos from HGTV of the cottage.  Enjoy!
 the bunkie or guest house

03 June 2011

summer is coming

and this is one of the cutest cottages I've ever seen . . . on Nantucket of course!
photos from House Beautiful