I was pleasantly surprised when I stumbled upon Swanky Swell fabric, based in San Francisco, the other day — great patterns and colors! Each pattern is designed by fabric designer Nina Jizhar and hand screen printed on 100% cotton using non-toxic ink. She’s an interior designer too – you can view her portfolio here. I can imagine a thousand projects for these modern prints, chair covers, curtains, pillows, you name it!
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With the holiday weekend rapidly approaching (I can’t believe it’s July already), many of you will probably be doing some entertaining. Which also means you’ll probably be drinking beer or wine or mixing some kind of cocktail. So in the spirit of that (no pun intended), I want to know where you keep your wine and spirits. Plus, I’ll show you a couple of my favorite options.
I’ve been in love with the knitted poufs (aka ottomans) by Flocks since they made the rounds on the home blogs last year. But with such a hefty price tag—$800 and up from Design Within Reach—they have been sadly out of my reach.
Luckily, the crafty bloggers over at Pickles have designed a DIY version of the poufs. Read on to see the handmade version.
Last week decorative tapes kept popping up on my radar. And I’m wondering if it is going to be the next DIY supply trend.
Here’s what I’ve found. Tell me what you think: does it qualify as a trend and would you use it for any upcoming projects?
Are you ashamed to open your medicine cabinet? Is it boring and/or disorganized? Do you fear your guests will peek inside (you know they will)? Never fear, Jennifer from the blog Pinky Brown is here! Jennifer was so excited to share an affordable and easy makeover she gave the inside of her medicine cabinet…