Secret Passage Bookshelves If there’s one dream that unites all bookish folks (aside from, you know, universal literacy) it’s the dream of having a secret passageway hidden behind a bookcase. Ok, maybe it just unites some of us- but there’s no denying that there’s something super-nifty about having a bookcase that moves to reveal a space only you know about. You and your builder. Anywoot! At Home At Home guest artist color prints January 28th, 2014 You can still find giant black and white posters of my work in my shop but now, for a limited time you can also buy one of 2 GIANT COLOR posters over in Debbie Carlo’s shop. Debbie is a hero of mine so this is a big deal for me. Get all the details over in her shop. (There’s a deal if you buy both, FYI).
Blog Archive » GOLD LEAF PAPER MACHE BOWLS So, I think this might be my favorite DIY to date. It’s just so practical and pretty! A few friends and I decided we would get together once a month for an all day craft day. Just to create pretty things, simply for the sake of creating. Weather it be something we wear, or something for our homes, decorations for the holidays, or even little somethings for our babies. Small Spaces Good Design For Living in Small ApartmentsAs people migrate to smaller spaces, good design helps a lot. This is something they figured out in Europe long ago, that if you don't have a lot of horizontal room you can go vertical. Tumidei in Italy makes some of the nicest stuff, like this unit with lots of storage under the bed. This unit just raises the floor high enough for beds to slide under. This one looks a bit clinical, but has two single beds plus a pull-out double bed in between. When you read in the New York Times that professional couples with children are moving into small one-bedroom apartments in Manhattan and sleeping in closets, perhaps this stuff could be useful.
11 Bloggers Get Excited for 2011 -Elle-decor-elledecor.com Mark your calendars! From new TV shows to book launches, design exhibitions to exclusive product collaborations, here are 11 noteworthy happenings on the horizon, chosen by some of the freshest voices in the design blog world. WHO: Victoria Smith, SF Girl by Bay WHAT: Palm Springs Modernism Week, February 17 to 27 WHY: “One big event I look forward to every year is Palm Springs Modernism Week. It's held every February, and it's awesome to leave chilly San Francisco and head to Palm Springs for the warm weather and tours of some of the city's famous midcentury modern architecture. The beautiful apartment of a jewellery designer... A colourful mix of classic design and flea market finds What lovely inspiration :) Hotel Design Using Wallpaper Hotel design is big business. To have a thriving and successful hotel you want the interiors to be inviting and a place where weary travelers can lay down their bags, gaze around and say, “wow”! Whether it is chic contemporary style or a more traditional classic style the one thing that can really make a difference is the right wallpaper. No one does design and fashion like the Europeans. When it comes to hotel design they are ahead of the game.