Month: November 2008

Karina wrote ‘I do not dream of super luxury hotels, I dream of beautiful places, I dream of sea or lakes, I dream of a pretty but simple home, I found this home and it is very close the home I dream of. It makes me think of a certain lifestyle, adventures,family,time for reading,fishing, a glass of red wine looking at the water when the sun falls.’And I’m with her on this. As I can only escape to our house in France just a few times each year, seeing relaxed, unpretentious places like this make me feel good and help to beat the winter blues… http://feeds.feedburner.com/blogspot/UxVs

The Design work of Stephen Crowhurst

Stephen Crowhurst is a surface and pattern designer living in Toronto, Canada. He recently sent me a link to his site Hello Hello (cool name). I really like his style…. Creating unique and life inspiring pieces, Stephen works on a wide range of freelance commissions while at the same time creating his own line of fabric prints and other interior products. http://feeds.feedburner.com/blogspot/UxVs

Trendy eco chic accessories for kids

I just received an email from Shelly about this sweet, eco-friendly range of cardboard furniture for children designed by Green LullabyI like the idea that kids can customize their own furniture and develop their sense of creativity. It’s quite cute and at least when the kids grow out of it, you can just dispose of it and be good to the Earth at the same time.Via Erayo http://feeds.feedburner.com/blogspot/UxVs

BODIE and FOU in Vogue’s Secret Address Book

In Vogue (December issue)‘Euro vision: BODIE and FOU is home to chic continental furniture.Run by French sisters Elodie and Karine, this furniture website is a collection of stylish home accessories by European Designers, including everything from minimal four-poster beds to garden furniture and armchairs. The Blog is their little black book of interiors, with tips on how to recreate their effortlessly stylish French chic’ http://feeds.feedburner.com/blogspot/UxVs