I have a new line of patterned greeting cards in the Gather Goods shop. This collection features hand lettered sayings over some of my graphic pattern designs. The color palette of this greeting card collection is soft and muted and many of the phrases are inspired by friends. Patterns . . .
Do you paint your nails? Have you noticed all the interesting nail designs that are popping up everywhere? I have a running list of images sent via texts to girlfriends with all sorts of inspiring nail art. Here are a couple: I am always in love with pattern and colors and the fun places they . . .
I'm noticing a lot of soft mustard yellow botanical patterns with a pop of graphic black in stores and design for Spring 2013. The art in the Aammans Tribecca restaurant is so striking, I want it on my living room wall. The wheat pattern on this Brigitte blouse by Tory Burch is so good. . . .
Mud Cloth, a traditional African textile whose fabric dying process involves fermented mud, is back in a big way. From mud cloth upholstered chairs to handbags and accessories, this is a major trend popping up. Despite the fabric's ancient roots (and a resurgence in the 80's) it is a textile and . . .
I spotted these Schumacher fabric covered walls in a past issue of Elle Decor. Did you know that you can do the same in your house? Simply spray the back of your favorite fabric with spray mount and attach. Of course, wallpaper is easier but sometimes fabric is more cost effective and you can get . . .
For the past month I've been working on a new collection of textile patterns. As a result, my usually pattern obsessed mind has gone off the deep end and I've been reflecting even more on every pattern I see and the process the artist used in making them. Here are some textile designs that I've . . .
This month’s color palette is plum and olive green, a lovely combination. Are you inspired to use this color palette in your own wedding, home or wardrobe? Send me pictures of what you've done with these colors. ** Image Credits: 1. Olive pillow via H&M 2. Book cover via fffound.com 3. Olive . . .
I curated a pattern themed slideshow for kirtsy this week. You can see it here. . . .
This month's color palette is coral and gold, two popular colors this year. ** Image Credits: 1. Wall Mural via pinterest 2. Geometric Stenciled Pattern via design*sponge 3. Quilt via Anthropologie 4. Art via designlovefest 5. Note books via wit and whistle 6. Gold Dipped Crystal Necklace by . . .
Sometimes a single image from an unexpected place can be the catalyst for a new idea. I caught this lovely pattern of shadows reflected onto a sidewalk. I am so inspired by this image and think it's perfect just the way it is, though I'll probably rework it slightly for a textile pattern that you'll . . .
This weekend I meandered around various antique stores and had brunch with my fellow vintage lover/blogging buddy, Diana of Please Sir. And though the vintage eye candy was lovely, I was especially smitten with the exterior of the warehouse space above. The chipping paint, the expansive garage . . .
Great color and pattern combination on this rug by David Easton for Safavieh . . .