Instagram Inspiration

The bedroom of Bri Emery of Design Love Fest. Plain wall with sconces and pale pops of pink. Wicker hanging pendant.

Like many of you, my phone is filled with screen shots featuring things that have caught my eye and inspire me via instagram. I post there frequently on both Gather's instagram account (where I post daily) and my personal one (where I post occasionally). I thought instead of hoarding all of the . . .

The Creativity of Kids & Their Artwork

Butterfly Garden, Kid Art

It is really fun to watch my daughter think and create and see how she expresses herself creatively. One day when I was working at Gather making some flower arrangements for an upcoming event she began taking the cuttings and assembling them into her own piece. She called it her "butterfly . . .

Patrick Demarchelier Photographs Alexa Chung in Couture for British Vogue

Patrick Demarchelier Photographs Alexa Chung in Couture for British Vogue

I'm a huge fan of fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier. His work never ceases to inspire me. Aren't these recent photos of Alexa Chung in couture shot by Patrick for British Vogue magazine just stunning? Such beautiful presentation & styling of exquisite clothing on a perfectly neutral . . .

Inspiring Instagrams

Inspiring Instagrams

1. Shelter Protects, Asheville, NC based artisans, turned reclaimed wood props from a photo backdrop into cool wall art in their home. 2. Hammer Press, a letterpress and design company showed off a handsome logo they were printing. 3. Photographer Bonnie Tsang gave us a glimpse of Estee . . .

Filipe Dujardin

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I came across the work of photographer Filipe Dujardin in a recent issue of Elle Decor. He takes photos of actual buildings and then creates new ones by altering them into fantastical imagined structures in Photoshop. ** Image Credits: Filip Dujardin . . .

indo, Window Display Designers

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Taking empty storefront windows and utilizing them to promote local art and beautify otherwise vacant downtown buildings is something I feel passionately about. Here is a project I envisioned and created a few years ago, and here is another in which I helped plant the seed for a friend. So when I . . .